The Mercedes-AMG Project One, now called the Mercedes-AMG One, is set to hit Australian shores some time in late 2019. And, despite using a Formula One-derived engine, the brand claims it's going to be easy to drive.
Speaking with CarAdvice at the 2018 Paris motor show, Tobias Moers, the chairman of the management board of Mercedes-AMG said that the One will be supremely quick, but won't require a race driver to take advantage of its performance.
"We are going to have a handover and each will have a chance to drive the car, but it's not necessarily that you have to teach people how to drive the car. You have driving modes in there, you have an ESP system in play, it has everything. It's not complicated."
"It's not like it's a 'race car', it's really like a street car. It's a Formula 1 engine, which is the key feature of the car and the key technology in the car. There's electrification in the car, you can enjoy it in every perspective. You can even drive the car fully-electric on the battery."
What about a Mercedes-AMG Two or Three? It won't be happening – for the moment at least. Moers admitted that he has his hands full with current and new projects that would prevent more hyper-rare supercars taking place.
"For us, we are at the limit of our capacity for the next year or so with current projects. We have a lot of programs going on and...including Project One."
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