Mercedes-AMG GT Wald Sports Line Black Bison-1

Remember the Mercedes-AMG GT that was previewed with a classy bodykit last year? Well, Japanese tuner Wald, showcased the same car at the recently-concluded 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon. The Sports Line Black Bison Edition is the name that the kitted-up AMG GT wears.

Among other things that the coupe wears include a new bumper with an elaborate splitter and subtle-looking side skirts. Round the back, there’s a rear bumper spoiler with mesh and air intakes. A trunk spoiler taken from the Mercedes-AMG GT S Edition 1 is also part of the kit.

Elsewhere, the Mercedes-AMG GT comes with a pair of reshaped exhaust tips. In addition to that, it also features a set of matte black wheels. The kit is available in both carbon-fibre or fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP). No prices have been quoted for the Sports Line Black Bison Edition.

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It’s purely design with this AMG GT, which means everything else under the bonnet is untouched. A 4.0 litre twin-turbo V8 sits in the engine bay, and it is paired with a seven-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT dual-clutch transmission. The base GT produces 456 hp and 600 Nm of torque and goes from 0-100 km/h in 4.0 seconds, with a top speed of 308 km/h.

The Mercedes-AMG GT S is the more powerful variant. It sports the same V8 mill and transmission, but it churns a total of 510 hp and 650 Nm of torque. It goes from 0-100 km/h in 3.8 seconds and has a top speed of 310 km/h. The best thing about the GT S? You can find out yourself as we’ve squared it against the BMW i8 and the Jaguar F-Type R in an episode of Driven.


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