Mercedes’ One Supercar Debuts With 1,063 Horsepower


Now the extremely limited, extremely expensive vehicle is finally getting made. Mercedes unveiled the production version of the One earlier this month.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

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Starting this year, Mercedes will make 275 examples of the One — and every single one is already sold.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

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The price? 2.27 million euros, or roughly $2.4 million at current exchange rates.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

Mercedes-Benz


The idea behind the One was to make a Formula 1 race car for the roads, applying the technology and expertise Mercedes has built up from years competing in the highest level of motorsports.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

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Mercedes’s CEO recently joked that company officials must have been drunk when they gave the project the green light.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

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Source: Autocar

The One’s powertrain is derived from the hybrid power unit Mercedes has used to win multiple Formula 1 championships.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

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It has a turbocharged V6 paired with three electric motors.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

Mercedes-Benz


Mercedes developed a seven-speed transmission specifically for the One.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

Mercedes-Benz


All together, the One generates an absurd 1,063 horsepower, Mercedes says.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

Mercedes-Benz


According to Mercedes, it can rocket to 62 mph in 2.9 seconds …

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

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… hit 124 mph in seven seconds …

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

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… and reach 186 mph in just 15.6 seconds.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

Mercedes-Benz


Its top speed is 219 mph.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

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That makes it the fastest production car Mercedes has ever built.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

Mercedes-Benz


The One offers several drive modes, including an electric-only setting that provides up to 11 miles of range.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

Mercedes-Benz


The One’s body and chassis are made from stiff, lightweight carbon fiber.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The Mercedes-AMG One.

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