This is the proverbial “Clash of the Titans”! On one hand you’ve got the Mercedes AMG GT S and on the other its low priced counterpart, the Nissan GT-R. It wouldn’t be farfetched to claim that both are the best racers in Supercar category, but when pitted against each other, which one fares best?
Both cars own a twin turbo engine with the AMG GT S sporting a 4.0 liter twin turbo V8, whereas the Nissan GT-R retaining a 3.8 liter twin turbo V6. The slight difference in engine capacity is barely noticeable as both cars are capable of accelerating with astonishing briskness.
If the overall specs are given a bird’s eye view, the Mercedes AMG GT S beats its rival, but the underdog Nissan GT-R outshines it in some departments. The Nissan generates more power (550bhp instead of 510bhp), achieves 0-62 mph quicker (2.7s compared to 3.8s), and can thrash the AMG GT S in terms of top speed (196 mph vs 192 mph) too.
But perhaps the biggest difference is the monetary value of Mercedes AMG GT S which can cost an overwhelming £110,495 whereas the Nissan GT-R comes with a modest price tag of £78,020. Considering all the facts, the choice of selecting either one is totally up to the buyer.
Suhail is a journalist who loves everything about technology driven cars. He keeps a keen eye on the latest developments in automotive industry and shares the news as it breaks.
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