Video: Mercedes-Benz details AMG GT’s new 4.0L twin-turbo V8

Mercedes-Benz is making some bold steps with their new highly-anticipated AMG GT and to keep us interested, they’ve been releasing a slow and steady trickle of teasers to showcase what they’re planning for their big Porsche 911 fighter.

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This latest one surrounds the engine–a twin-turbo 4.0L V8 with at least 500hp and 479 lb-ft of torque, which AMG’s Tobias Moers says is what Mercedes-AMG is all about.

“The engine is always the heart of an AMG. This is what AMG stands for, it’s what AMG was built upon,” said Moers.

The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT is expected to debut alter this year with a sales launch beginning in Germany sometime in 2015.

Check out the teaser after the jump.

Chris Chin

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