Why You Won’t Be Able to Buy This Formula 1-Based Mercedes-AMG Supercar
Most vehicles are affordably-priced, practical transportation machines made for the average consumer that sometimes sport extra style or power. And then there’s that occasional one-in-a-hundred hypercar that’s designed purely to show what engineers are capable of and cause a stir.
The latest vehicle to be entering this hall of fame will be the forthcoming Mercedes-AMG hypercar code-named Project ONE.
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There’s a lot to love about Project ONE. Its biggest selling point is its Formula 1 engine that’s capable of 1,000 horsepower. It utilizes Kinetic Energy Recovery System and electric motors, enhancing a turbocharged V6 Formula 1 World Champion drivetrain. Additionally, the yet-unnamed Mercedes supercar will have selective all-wheel drive and a lightweight carbon-fiber body.
If you’re pulling out your wallet and wondering where to sign up, you best put it back in your pants.
- It’s nearly impossible that you’ll be able to get one of these
- The hypercar will cost over $2 million
- Only 200-300 units are being made over the next couple years
- A large majority of buyers have already contacted dealerships to sign up, even before the car has been unveiled
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