The Black Collection ought to go even additional than the latest GT R Professional, a track-focused variant constructed with suspension and aero tweaks in thoughts fairly than uprated energy
Vary-topping AMG Coupé will solely be crushed by Mercedes' One hypercar when it arrives subsequent 12 months
The upcoming Mercedes-AMG GT Black Collection would be the quickest accelerating AMG automobile but, based on AMG boss Tobias Moers.
The longer term range-topping coupé will solely be crushed by the limited-run AMG One hypercar when it arrives in mid-2020, the AMG chief confirmed to Autocar on the New York motor present.
First confirmed again in 2016 by Moers, the Black Collection is now below improvement and mooted to obtain AMG's turbocharged Four.Zero-litre V8 engine in a state of tune providing at the least 630bhp.
That is the determine supplied by the present strongest AMG mannequin with that unit, the GT Four-door Coupé. Any progress on that would make sure the Black Collection dwarfs the height output supplied by the present GT champions, the 577bhp GT R and GT R Professional (pictured). It could additionally edge it in direction of one of many class's most radical supercars, the 690bhp Porsche 911 GT2 RS.
The GT Black Collection' additional grunt will probably be accompanied by a extra targeted chassis and aerodynamic set-up, which can go even additional than the track-focused GT R Professional launched finally 12 months's Los Angeles motor present. That automobile was designed with uprated suspension and aero upgrades, however obtained no additional energy over the common GT R.
Such a setup ought to make sure the GT Black Collection ideas the scales at round 1575kg, in line or barely lower than the GT R Professional.
The 2020 arrival of the GT Black Collection will mark a return for AMG's most excessive moniker after a seven 12 months hiatus. The final Black Collection mannequin was based mostly on the SLS and entered manufacturing in 2013.
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