Brand new 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 Coupé is a sheer masterpiece

  • The second-generation 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 Coupé is back
  • It’s a hardtop take on the new SL
  • The second-generation GT Coupe is less of a hardcore sports car than the original

Published on Mar 26, 2024 at 8:35 PM (UTC+4)
by Amelia Jean Hershman-Jones

Last updated on Mar 27, 2024 at 4:02 PM (UTC+4)
Edited by Tom Wood

The second-generation 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 Coupé is back.

It’s essentially a hardtop take on the new SL.

The second-generation GT Coupé is less of a hardcore sports car than the original and far more of a GT car.

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The bespoke platform, rear-mounted dual-clutch transaxle, dry-sump engine, and two-seat cabin are a thing of the past.

Now, the GT is a 2+2 with standard all-wheel drive.

And, as the video above by @LUX Lifestyle reveals, it’s simply stunning.

The 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 Coupé is powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8.

That’s paired with a nine-speed multi-clutch automatic.

Bucking the sometimes impractical supercar trend the Coupé is larger and offers more comfort than other similar sports cars.

While the mission of the GT has changed a bit, its primary rival is still the Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS and Turbo.

Check out this Porshe 911 attempting to get over a speed bump on an Indian highway, if you’re in need of a quick giggle.

The 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT also has an AMG GT 55 Coupé.

The AMG GT 55 produces 469 horsepower from the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8.

Increasingly rare in today’s car market, the powerplant has no electrification.

However, many believe that this will be the last sports car from Mercedes-Benz to be exclusively powered by fossil fuel.

The new AMG GT is also only available in all-wheel drive.

What’s more, its back seat is not going to be much use for anyone taller than four-feet.

Mercedes claims that next-generation GTs will drop into US dealers this spring with humanoid robots pushing them off the assembly line.

The question is: will buyers be willing to pay a supercar price for a more practical AMG GT Coupé? 

Reaction to the video was strong with a massive 4 million views.

“Wow, this car is sleek! I’d love to go for a spin in it,” said one.

“It gives me chills,” said a second.

“Would you rather buy this or a Tesla?” said a third, perhaps wondering about the lack of electrification.

While we’ve already had a look at the 2026 Mercedes-AMG EV driving on a frozen lake – you’ll have to wait a little longer for that.


Amelia Jean Hershman-Jones

London-based Amelia cut her journalistic teeth covering all things lifestyle, wellness and luxury in the UK capital. Fast-forward a decade and the experienced content creator and editor has put pen to paper for glossy magazines, busy newsrooms and coveted brands. When her OOO is on you can find her spending quality time with her young family, in the gym or exploring the city she loves.