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Jay Leno takes a look at the 2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Black Series

A while ago already we published an article on the first unit of the impressive Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Black Series P One edition arriving in the United States, a car that was only available for clients who had a signed order in for the Mercedes Project One hypercar, the GT Black Series P One edition came with a special livery reminiscent of the Formula One car competing for Mercedes, setting a record on the Nurburgring is an amazing marketing feat, and makes customers want to add the fastest car in the world to their garage for sure, so the orders came in and dealers quickly got faced with too many orders, as Mercedes-AMG set a maximum on the number of cars that were available in a certain region, for instance only 28 went to Australia while about 400 units were shipped to the United States, and while the MSRP was set around $320,000, not many left the factory without some additional, sometimes very expensive options … but there was one ‘option’ that was reserved for a very select few … the ‘P One Edition’ option.

At a premium of nearly $60,000, clients that already bought the AMG Project One hypercar back in September of 2017 had the option to buy a Mercedes-AMG Black Series P One Edition, so theoretically only 275 of these could be made, as the hypercar with a starting price of €2.27 million was limited to 275 units, and should have been ready years ago already, but there isn’t a Project One yet, so for those that were eagerly awaiting this AMG hypercar, Mercedes-AMG created a special edition of the record-setting GT Black Series, and it is one of those P One Editions that Jay Leno managed to review in his latest ‘Garage’ video: