For those who think the Mercedes-AMG GT or one of its variants isn’t quite fast enough, there’s reason to hope for the future.
The high-performance arm of Mercedes-Benz is working up something that will kick things up several notches, confirming long-standing rumors of a hypercar borrowing much of its basic technology from the German automaker’s dominant Formula One program.
Known internally as the R50, AMG gave some clues as to what’s coming at the Paris Motor Show. For one thing, it won’t be just for weekend warriors who want to pretend their F1 drivers and head for a day on the track. It will be a road car “you could drive every day,” according to AMG Chief Executive Tobias Moers. (more…)