The engine up front is Mecedes-AMG’s brand new M178 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8. In the GT S model, it’s good for 503bhp at 6250rpm, and 479lb ft of torque from 1750 to 4750rpm. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox.
The GT S is good for 0-62mph in 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 193mph. The GT isn’t far behind, with its 456bhp and 442lb ft of torque propelling it from 0-62mph in four seconds dead, and on to a top speed of 189mph.