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Dream car of the week: Mercedes AMG GT S

Every week we bring you a dream car, you know, the one you’d buy if you won the lottery.

THE MERCEDES AMG GT S is a very capable and appealing sports car. It is nimble and extremely quick and offers great road handling and driving fun to its owners.

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Outside:

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This two-door coupe has a long, shapely and assertively styled bonnet. It has bold front lights, LED daytime lights and a purposeful large grille. That classic coupe shape swoops down gracefully towards the rear, which has narrow brake lights and large twin exhaust pipes. It sits on 20-inch alloys.

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Inside:

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The cockpit is just as studied looking, with a large transmission tunnel which is home to eight driver function buttons that are laid out in a V shape. There is a wing-shaped dashboard, stylised air vents and centre console with AMG drive unit.

There are low-slung, sculpted electronically controlled AMG Sports seats and an AMG-performance leather multifunction steering wheel, which is fully adjustable.

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The car is equipped with the COMAND Online multimedia system. Based around a dashboard-mounted 8.4-inch colour display, the system offers 3D map navigation, in-car internet access, hands-free capabilities, a wealth of music and video entertainment options, and an AUX jack and Bluetooth.

This car is finished in a striking two-tone red pepper and black Nappa leather.

The safety features on this car are substantial, as you would expect from Mercedes and include; multiple airbags, driver knee airbag, side airbag, side impact protection, traction control, cruise control, onboard computer, stop and start system, EPS, ABS, remote central locking, immobiliser and remote controlled alarm.

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The lights, windows and mirrors are all automatic and the cabin comes with dual air-con and ISOFIX anchor points.

Under the hood:

This car is powered by a 4.0-litre bi-turbo engine that delivers a massive 520hp at 6,250rpm and peak torque of 650Nm arriving at 1,750rpm and staying until 4,750rpm.

The Mercedes AMG GT S has a top speed of 310km/h and goes 0 to 100km/h in 3.8 seconds. It has a combined fuel economy figure of 9.4 litres/100km and falls into tax band F, which means it is €1,200 to tax a year.

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If this is your dream car, contact Ballsbridge Motors who will be happy to arrange a test drive and persuade you to part with the €249,950 asking price.

View the full advert here: DoneDeal Mercedes AMG GT S

About the author:

Melanie May  / https://www.melaniemay.com

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