Mercedes AMG Hyper Car to be manufactured in the UK

Published: 12th Feb 2018

AMG boss Tobias Moers on the challenges of Project One

It also now seems that while the engine will be produced in Brixworth, Mercedes’ Formula 1 team will be involved largely on a consultancy basis. Even so, almost all the other important components will be made in the UK, including the bespoke robotised manual eight-speed gearbox that Xtrac is developing and the tub and bodywork, which will be produced by an as-yet-unnamed third-party supplier.

Moers confirmed that despite the car’s price of approximately £2.4 million, AMG received 1100 requests from credible customers for the 275 units that will be built.

 

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