Mercedes reveals Porsche 911 competitor

Jumping the fence

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Mercedes-Benz has just unveiled the AMG GT, a new high-performance two-door sports car that's a direct competitor to the vaunted Porsche 911.

Watch - 577 horsepower Mercedes AMG wagon

That might seem like a tough fight but, Porsche has been very successful selling four-door sedans and SUVs for a while now. So, if Porsche can go after Mercedes' customers, why not the other way around?

First published September 9, 2014: 2:55 PM ET

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