Production version of the hyper car Mercedes-Benz AMG keeps its concept name

10/02/2018

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The F1-derived turbocharged 1.6L V6 engine alongside 4 electric motors supply the Mercedes-AMG One with up to 1,000 HP.

Normally, a concept car before its launch makes its debut with a name and this name most of the time is used for its production version which will find new homes in the future.

That simple truth doesn’t seem new to car enthusiasts and they just take that fact that a concept car has the same name as the production car as nature.

However, the Mercedes-AMG Project One is different. Though the name of the concept version and the name of its production version are the same, it still gets everyone talking about it relentlessly as a top-notch hypercar which was unveiled by F1 legend Lewis Hamilton.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One debuts at a Motor Show

The Project One concept car was an eye drawer at Frankfurt 2017

And yes it goes official that the Mercedes-AMG Project One concept car that was introduced at Frankfurt 2017 will be called Mercedes-AMG One.

"Mercedes-AMG One will be the pinnacle of the model portfolio and the absolute top-of-the-line model -- as is logically referenced by the One.", the German carmaker said.

Video: Mercedes-AMG Project ONE becomes Mercedes-AMG ONE

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And it does not appeal to car enthusiasts as such so easily. There must be something so beckoning lying in this hypercar.

Yes, we introduce you the F1-derived turbocharged 1.6L V6 engine alongside 4 electric motors which help supply the Mercedes-AMG One with up to 1,000 HP.

Also thanks to this efficacious power, the Mercedes-Benz hypercar can reach a top speed of over 220 mph (354 kph) and is able to accelerate from rest to 62 mph in only 2.5s.

The Mercedes-AMG One on a racing track

The “One” buyer is advised to have their engine rebuilt every 50,000 km or 31,070 miles

The angular rear of the Mercedes-AMG One

The Mercedes-AMG One is able to accelerate from rest to 62 mph in only 2.5s

To make sure the hypercar is in the hyper state all the time, the “One” buyer is advised to have their engine rebuilt every 50,000 km or 31,070 miles.

There are only about 320 Mercedes-AMG One units put into production and each of it can be had at $2.7m (~N979m).

The rear of the Mercedes-AMG One

 The F1-derived turbocharged 1.6L V6 engine alongside 4 electric motors helps supply the Mercedes-AMG One with up to 1,000 HP

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