High-performance sedans like the Mercedes-AMG E63 S and BMW M5 have, to this point, been the benchmark for track-capable four-door transport. With the introduction of the GT 4-Door Coupe, AMG attempts to blur the line between two-door sports cars and four-door luxury vehicles in terms of driving dynamics.
The third in-house project from AMG is the tuner’s first family-friendly effort and a more aggressive substitute for the now-discontinued AMG CLS 63. Lighter than the E63, more practical than the GT 2-Door, but with performance and luxury features derived from both cars, the 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe is uniquely positioned to satisfy track day addicts with full households. Our test of the entry-level AMG GT 53 puts the fastback four-door through its paces around Austin, Texas’ best roads. Read on for our first impressions.