Wednesday, June 1, 2016
This weeks blog is going to be on Mr. Panton's toy car, the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT (gran turismo). This vehical came out in 2014. It is a 2 passenger coupe sports car designed by Mark Fetherston (exterior) and Jan Kaul (interior). It has a 4.0L M178 twin turbo V8 petrol (meaning it takes gasoline) engine and has a seven speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT (dual clutch transmission). This transmission pretty much allows the driver to switch gears faster without losing tractive power. It also features a "Race Start" function that allows a maximum acceleration from standstill. This vehical al goes from 0 - 60 in 4 seconds, has a top speed of 202 mph, has 460 hp at 6000 rpm, and a torque ratio of 480 lbs/ft at 4750 rpm.