will.i.am and Mercedes-AMG unveil one-of-a-kind SUPERCAR at Miami F1 Grand Prix

WHEN celebrities and automakers get together, the result is usually pretty spectacular.

will.i.am announced almost a week ago that it has teamed up with the sporty part of Mercedes, AMG, and the car they made is divided.

Nicknamed'The Flip', this one-off engine features fairings from various Mercedes models

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Nicknamed ‘The Flip’, this one-off engine features fairings from various Mercedes models

Initially, the music star only released a teaser image of the new car, but now the official pictures are out and people are taking to the comments to give their opinions.

It will be presented at the F1 Grand Prix in Miami next weekend.

will.i.am has released collaboration cars in the past, and they’ve always had a love-it-or-hate-it design.

He usually works with the well-known car customization garage in America West Coast Customs to bring his visions to life, and the same goes for this Mercedes.

His latest creation is called Will.i.AMG but nicknamed “The Flip” and is based on the Mercedes AMG GT, a four-door supercar with a V8 engine that produces more than 600 hp and 0 to 100 km/h acceleration. h reached in less than four seconds.

However, The Flip clearly only has two doors and the hinges for them have been placed at the back so that they open like those of a London cab.

The front fascia is borrowed from the huge Mercedes G-Class SUV, popular with celebrities around the world for its classy interior and street presence.

You’ll also notice that the badge has disappeared and has been replaced by a bear with a smaller Mercedes emblem inside.

Why? Because will.i.am has a clothing line called BEAR WITNESS, he’s naturally pushing it.

will.i.am said: “I grew up in a ghetto. I grew up listening to hip hop. I’ve seen legendary hip-hop artists rap about Mercedes, so owning a Mercedes was always a dream.

“For many inner-city kids, owning a Mercedes is a symbol of progress and progress from the struggle.

“Now I have achieved my goal and climbed even higher by re-imagining and creating my own vision of an AMG model.

“But I didn’t touch the engine, because AMG really builds the best engines.

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