Mercedes-AMG One hypercar mysteriously caught fire and got burned to the ground while being towed in a closed trailer to an assembly facility. The hypercar is a limited edition with only 275 examples set to be built, each unit goes for $2.72 million. All units are already sold out.
According to a local witness, “It wasn’t being driven at the time, it was just being towed,” which makes the unexpected fire all the more surprising. Firefighters rushed to the scene but couldn’t save the rare car.
“We are aware of this incident involving a car that was being transported in a closed trailer as part of its assembly process,” said a Mercedes spokesperson. “Fortunately, as far as we are aware, nobody was injured.”
“At this point in time, we do not know what caused the fire and, if needed, we will support the investigation of the insurance company,” concluded the statement.
The automaker is yet to figure out what…