The most powerful car Mercedes has ever made set a new record around Germany’s legendary race track

The Mercedes-AMG One.
The Mercedes-AMG One is now the fastest road-legal vehicle on the legendary Nürburgring track.
The near 13-mile circuit is the most famous — and most dangerous — in Germany.
Just 275 Mercedes-AMG One cars will be made and are already sold out despite costing $2.6 million.

The most powerful car ever produced by Mercedes-Benz has set a new record for street-legal vehicles on the legendary Nürburgring-Nordschleife racetrack in Germany.

A Mercedes-AMG One driven by Maro Engel zoomed round the track in just 6 minutes and 35.183 seconds, beating the previous record by a full eight seconds despite “less-than-ideal” track conditions, per Mercedes.

The 1,049bhp hypercar topped speeds of 210 mph as it set the new record on October 28. 

The Mercedes-AMG One is legal to drive on public roads, but just 275 are due to be built. The run is already sold out despite the cars costing $2.6 million apiece. 

The car is a plug-in hybrid and features Formula One technology. Each…

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