The top-of-the-range model does 0-62mph in 3.2 seconds. Should get you down the supermarket sharpish…
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 4-DoorPrice £121,3500-62mph 4.5 secondsTop speed 177mphMPG 31CO2 215g/km
People behaving rather inappropriately in cars is nothing new. But this is the first time in which the vehicle itself has behaved questionably, and come over all handsy. “Dad,” laughs my 17-year-old daughter, “your Mercedes is creepy. It has issues with consent…” She’s referring to its “dynamic self-bolstering” seats. When you corner, an air bladder on the outside edge automatically inflates to hold you in position. It feels like a large hand curling unexpectedly around your side. Once you know what’s going on, it’s quite relaxing, particularly on long, twisting journeys. Slaloming up and over the Alps, for instance. The smart seats are actually minor miracles and this entire review could easily focus just on them. They can be heated or cooled; they have 19 different air chambers each of which can be minutely adjusted; there are multiple massage functions to choose from, too. They’re incredibly comfortable – though my wife claims the ones at her nail bar are even better.
Read more: theguardian.com