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Loeber Motors previews Mercedes-AMG GT prior to official unveiling

Companies mentioned in this article: Loeber Motors

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The AMG name is synonymous with Mercedes-Benz performance. While models like the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class AMG proudly sport the AMG badge, the upcoming Mercedes-AMG GT is the first to have it added to the nameplate. As one of the most highly anticipated performance coupes in recent years, Mercedes-Benz is offering up tidbits of information that media outlets are gobbling up and sharing with their readership.

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Loeber Motors, a Chicagoland Mercedes-Benz and Porsche dealership, is perpetuating that information and keeping its customer base up-to-date on everything Mercedes-AMG GT leading up to its official unveiling. While the exterior styling has only been teased to this point, Loeber Motors delves into the new V-8 powertrain set to roar under the hood of the all-new performance coupe.

The Mercedes-AMG GT will house a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 the automaker dubbs M178. Rated for 503 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque, the AMG GT's engine uses the latest engineering advancements to ensure performance is at its peak. A dry-sump lubrication system eliminates the need for an oil pan while a rigid crank case and lightweight forged pistons ensure smooth performance.

On a more superficial front, interior teaser images show the Mercedes-AMG GT with a familiar aviation design theme that is common amongst AMG models. A long, pronounced dash and advanced tech are apparent, while Loeber Motors awaits specifics regarding standard and available features.

For more information or to stay up to date with the Mercedes-AMG GT at Loeber Motors, visit the dealership online at www.loebermotors.com or call Loeber Motors directly at 855-456-3237.

Media Contact: Joe Hill, Loeber Motors, 855-456-3237, jhill@loebermotors.com

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