After a five-year wait, the Mercedes-Benz AMG’s One Hypercar was finally unveiled on Wednesday in production form, with delivery confirmed to begin after 2022.
However, we have since learned that the car will no longer be supplied to the United States
The decision not to launch the car in the United States was recent, and AMG is currently discussing the development with local customers.
In a letter sent to its U.S. customers on Wednesday, AMG said that the U.S.-certified One for sale in the U.S. would compromise the performance of the powertrain, which has an actual Formula 1 engine combined with a series of electric motors. As a result, AMG has decided to limit delivery to Europe (and possibly other markets), where One complies with all the rules.
Mercedes-Benz AMG One
“To protect its unique character [the One’s] Formula 1 Powertrain, we conclude that meeting U.S. road standards will significantly compromise its effectiveness and overall driving character, ”AMG said in its letter to customers. “We have made a strategic decision to offer the car for road use in Europe, where it meets applicable regulations.”
There is some hope for US customers in the form of display or display rules. Under the rules, private imports of non-US certified vehicles of historical or technological importance may be allowed, although the annual mileage is limited to 2,500 miles. McLaren needed to be imported via speedtail show or display rules, and McLaren even worked with them to assist customers in the approval process. It is possible that AMG will do something similar for one customer, although nothing has been confirmed.
One’s production is limited to 275 units worldwide, and given the fact that many build slots have been snatched by U.S. consumers, given the fact that there will probably never be another car like this, we are sure that most U.S. consumers will want to own a car, even if it means the country. Is to be stored outside.
The One 1.6-liter turbocharged V-6 features were used by the Mercedes-Benz AMG F1 team in its 2015 championship-winning race car. However, when the F1 car combines the engine with a single motor-generator on the crankshaft, and combines it with another turbocharger, the One has two more motor-generators in the front axle besides these two that make an all-wheel-drive. Method. The system output is 1,049 hp, or 0-62 mph acceleration in 2.9 seconds, 0-124 mph acceleration in 7.0 seconds, and a maximum speed of 219 mph.