It is the first 4-door sport model made by Affalterbach for AMG. This is a review of the Mercedes-AMG GT 53 4MATIC which has a graceful design and sporty engine.
The hegemony of the Porsche Panamera in the 4-door sports car class makes Mercedes-Benz ‘disturbed’. Then, the manufacturer based in Stuttgart, Germany sent their performance line, Aufrecht Melcher Großaspach, or more familiarly called AMG to develop a 4 door sports sedan model car that was able to defeat the Porsche Panamera.
Mercedes-AMG released a concept car that was first shown at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. In the concept car, a design depicting the body of a 4-door Mercedes-Benz sports sedan flagship car. But this concept is more emphasized on the nuances of athletic and elegant to create a classy look.
Finally, two years later the Mercedes-AMG GT 4 doors officially appeared. He has a series of ammunition that makes him able to fight in this class. The graceful design is also a positive value in itself, even making combat opponents become obsolete.
The exterior of Mercedes-Benz GT 53 4MATIC
Seeing the front view of the Mercedes-AMG GT 53 4MATIC, the impression shown is fierce. This is reflected in the combination of AMG body kits and the use of a vertical Front Grille design with a large three-pointed star logo. At first glance, this design looks like a gear silhouette, and the LED headlamp (Light Emitting Diode) is made as if it were shrinking like an eye. Views like this imitate the modern Mercy modern design, and elegant.
Continue to the exterior side, the sloping roof gives a sexy impression. This sloping roof is also the hallmark of a thick 4-door coupe car. Even though the car has stopped, it looks as if the car is speeding to proof of mature and mature modern Mercy designers now. As a sweetener, alloy wheels use AMG 20-inch AMG design, 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires.
The graceful and muscular impression is continued up to the rearview of this Mercedes-AMG GT 53 4MATIC car. Of course, the concept of aerodynamic bodywork is the main consideration for car designers to help boost the performance of the engine. The same thing is also found on the backside of this car that applies Active Trunk Lid Spoiler which can move automatically to adjust the speed of this car to help downforce.
Interior of the Mercedes-Benz GT 53 4MATIC
Entering the interior of the Mercedes-Benz GT 53 4MATIC, it is immediately clear that Mercy is applying the current dashboard layout. The combination of colors between silver, black, gray, and plus the choice of ambient lights that produce a modern impression without reducing the impression of luxury. It feels more modern because the instrument uses a full glass cockpit model. The steering wheel’s own cool design and Nappa leather material ensures that the steering wheel is comfortable to hold, not to mention the many buttons that regulate the wheel on the flat bottom design.
Because of the concept of a 4-door sports sedan, the seat layout offered by Mercedes-AMG GT 53 4MATIC is 4 passengers. An ergonomic driving place like a sports car. The front seat arrangement can also be electric with a wide arrangement, ranging from reclining, height adjuster, to lumbar support and raising the back of the back. For the rear seat using a matching material with the front seat, although the settings are more limited.
Mercedes-AMG GT 53 4MATIC is designed as a 4-passenger sports car that is comfortable and practical for daily use, making this car required to have a capable luggage capacity. Fortunately, it has a luggage capacity of up to 286 liters. Indeed, not as big as a sedan type car trunk in general, it is because the sloping roof reduces the luggage capacity, but as a 4-door sports car, that capacity is fairly adequate.
Features Mercedes-Benz GT 53 4MATIC
Mercedes-AMG GT 53 4MATIC is already using a modern cockpit glass layout, unfortunately, the infotainment system does not carry the MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) and still uses Mercedes COMAND online which can be operated via a knob on the center console, or steering wheel. To display available widescreen display available in the dashboard area. The Burmester® surround sound system that can be connected with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is ready to pamper your ears.
The Mercedes-Benz manufacturer has the tagline ‘The Best Or Nothing’, it’s no wonder this German brand offers many safety features both active and passive. Starting from the Reversing camera plus Active Parking Assist with Parktronic to help the driver when backing up, then there is a Blind Spot Assist to prevent the driver from having an accident because of failing to check the blind spot. Up to Adaptive brake lights that can give notification to the rear driver when the car is about to panic brake. ABS, EBD, and BA? It is definitely available.
Mercedes-Benz GT 53 4MATIC engine
Mercedes-AMG GT 53 4MATIC is equipped with an in-line 6-cylinder engine configured with the M256 M30 DEH LA G code with a capacity of 3000-cc. This engine is equipped with a reliable Mercedes-Benz EQ Boost Turbocharger. It is also equipped with an Automatic Start / Stop feature that only requires 48 Volts to start the engine. This engine has a power output of 320 hp at 6,100 rpm engine speed and 520 Nm of torque in the engine speed range of 1,800 to 5,800 rpm.
Power and torque are channeled to four wheels via a 9-speed AMG Speedshift TCT 9G transmission. 4 Wheel Drive named 4MATIC guarantees all four tires will not lose traction when accelerating hard, 4MATIC system is also able to divide torque to each wheel that requires optimal tire grip so that performance is always maintained and the driver is protected from harm.
Is this Mercedes-AMG GT 53 4MATIC worth buying? The answer is yes because compared to its class rivals, this car is priced at a cheaper price. Although for the performance sector this car must recognize the superiority of its rivals, the elegant exterior design and the fierce engine will tempt you to have it. Moreover, it has been supported by the official after-sales network of Mercedes-Benz plus an ISP inclusive service package that guarantees your peace of mind when you have this beautiful car in the next 3 years.