The new Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster is now available to order, with prices starting from £178,675.
The GT R Roadster uses a hand-built bi-turbo 4.0-litre V8 engine, which has an output of 585PS and 700Nm of torque.
It can complete a 0 -62mph dash in just 3.6 seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 197 mph.
Economy is 16.9–22.6 mpg on the combined WLTP cycle. CO2 emissions are an NEDC-equivalent 284g/km.
The GT R Roadster features a triple-layered light-weight fabric soft top with a structure consisting of aluminium, magnesium and steel which is fitted with an acoustic mat to reduce noise.
The soft top can be opened and closed within 11 seconds and can be operated at speeds of up to 31 mph. It is available in a choice of three colours: black, red or beige.
The GT R Roadster is priced from £178,678 on the road. For £5,995, customers can add the AMG high-performance ceramic composite braking system.
To make the most of that 4.0-litre bi-turbo V8, the GT R Roadster gets an AMG performance exhaust and AMG Drive Unit including traction control.
Further performance gadgetry includes active aerodynamics which allows more precise handling and better road adhesion. There’s even a manually adjustable aerofoil.
Lighting wise there’s High Performance headlights with Adaptive Highbeam Assist and an AMG Interior Night package.
Inside the AMG GT R Roadster is a blend of luxury and performance, with AMG performance seats in Style Exclusive nappa leather upholstery, climatised seats with memory package, air scarf with neck level heating and AMG matt carbon fibre trim.
To find out more, or configure your own, head to https://www.mercedes-benz.co.uk/passengercars/mercedes-benz-cars/models/amg-gt/amg-gt-roadster/explore.html