New 503-hp 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S priced at $149,900 CAD

The AMG brand is renowned for its racing heritage and now looking to move into a new sports car segment with the release of the new 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S — a 503-hp rocket combining everyday practicality with insane racetrack performance powered by a newly developed AMG 4.0L V8 biturbo engine.

The Mercedes-AMG GT S propels to 100km/h in a respective 3.8-seconds reaching top speed of 310km/h. But if you’re planning longer road trips in this two-seater in lieu of the racetrack, the GT-S promises to be a comfortable and reliable companion for everyday motoring thanks to its practical deck lid and easily accessible luggage area for those longer journeys.

Pricing for the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S is set at $149,900 with options list and full package pricing set for April later this year.

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