Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo

A bold futuristic 2 door sports coupe lifted straight from a video game” this is what describes the Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo that showcased in the Los Angeles Auto show alongside other Mercedes models. It was initially designed for a play-station game car but Mercedes decided to bring to life this virtual reality. This car has a bold styling never seen before in the auto world; it will come with a monstrous drive-train as expected for such a stunning car. Mercedes have not confirmed yet if this video game replica concept will be in the market soon or be slowly developed into a future car.

Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo front

Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo – Features of Interior and Exterior:

The exterior of the Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo is absolutely elegant with a chassis made entirely from carbon fiber, the sculpting sees a blend of old Benz and new Benz features. There are broad contours and an enormous long flat hood that transitions into a compact greenhouse offset; the hood extends to the distance between the wheels, where a small sloping windshield begins. The wheels are huge and bulging on the sides with red glowing contour lines and gull-wing doors completing this mean and aggressive look. The front radiator grille is unusually large with the Mercedes logo featuring prominently in its middle. Two sharp angled LED headlights with a slight open wing shape flank the grille and are level with the front wheel bulge on the chassis. There are ceramic high performance brakes on the wheels and the rear has an exhaust system consisting of 8 pipes. The rear has an aerodynamic water drop shape with the roofline sloping steeply merging with a single long strip of LED tail lights. Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo will get a custom chrome paint job and a retractable rear spoiler giving this coupe a complete sporty look.

On the inside the Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo will give buyers an option of a customized interior. There is black flooring and two red all leather sports seats. The instruments panel on the dashboard is filled with high-tech controls that drivers will take time to get used to, rocker switches on the roof gives the inside a jet like feeling with formula one like cockpit controls. The central display on Mercedes Gran Turismo is directly in front of the driver’s field of vision and has been merged with a seemingly floating glass surface that displays information like temperature, fuel levels, speed and tire pressure. The steering wheel goes through the glass and is connected to a visible front engine enhancing the driving experience in this super sports car.

Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo interior
Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo – Powertrain Specification:

An 6.2 liter AMG V8 bi-turbo engine will be the power source to the Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo, it will offer a fast response to any movements in the accelerator pedal. Power that will be output is 577 hp and 590 pound foot of torque, with this car weighing 3053 pounds due to a carbon fiber chassis and aluminum frame; power is generated at a rate of 5.2 pounds per horsepower which guarantees dynamic performance and will be the highest ever in a sports car. This coupe’s engine will be noisier, it is coupled with stiffer springs and dampers that can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in just 3.7 seconds.

Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo side

Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo – Expected Price and Release:

This is a car still in its concept stage and development will take a while before it materializes. No exact date has been set for the release of the Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo but the price is expected to be a whopping $1.5 million.

One Response to Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo

  1. Brian says:

    That’d look great in my driveway:)

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