Mercedes-AMG ONE or Nothing
The €2.275 million ONE hypercar might be new for 2022, but is nothing new from Mercedes.
I can not, will not spend the rest of my career decrying each hypercar. Promise: unlike the latest from Mercedes-AMG, this article is a one-off.
See, I am only troubled by a quote.
As reported by Autocar1, when speaking to media, current Chairman of the Management Board of Mercedes-Benz Group Ola Källenius suggested—even if it had been a light-hearted figure of speech—that his board of directors were anything but sober when approving development of the Mercedes-AMG (Project) ONE in 2017.
Then, various media outlets link in bio’d it and commenters went ape: the notion such an extreme road car was an anomaly from the automaker. Its technological brilliance was more purely racetrack-distilled than other hypercars available today. That to stuff an entire F1 engine’s worth of hot air inside a thick & sliced carbon fibre wiener wouldn’t be enough to catfish 275 buyers, even at €2.275 million apiece.
You must be drunk. It’s new, but nothing new.
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