Pricing starts at £126,730 ($172,006) in the United Kingdom, where deliveries will commence in August, while in Germany it can be had from €148,755.95 ($177,935), tax included.
For the money, customers will get a host of standard equipment.
The 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels are offered at no extra cost, as are the AMG Ride Control suspension with adaptive damping, Active Air Control system and LED headlights. The electrically extending rear spoiler is standard too, along with the Comand Online system and Nappa leather upholstery. The three-layer fabric roof can be ordered in one of three colors: beige, red or black, and this option doesn’t cost anything.
Opting for the Driving Assistance package, which adds Distance Pilot Distronic, Lane Keeping Assist, Blind Spot Assist and Pre-Safe will set you back for £1,695 ($2,301) in Britain. At the same time, there’s the AMG Dynamic Plus package as well, available for £1,795 ($2,436). This features firmed and specifically tuned suspension, along with dynamic engine and transmission mounts. Finally, the car can be specced with ceramic brakes, for £5,995 ($8,137).
Powering the new Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster is the twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine. It generates 522PS (515hp / 384kW) and 670Nm (494lb-ft) of torque and works together with a dual-clutch seven-speed automatic transmission. The naught to 100km/h (0-62mph) acceleration is made in 3.8 seconds and top speed is 309km/h (192mph).