Only a couple of cars and trucks sport the mix of a turbocharged V8 engine and a four-door coupe design as elegantly as the2023Mercedes AMG GT Mercedes-AMG is selecting to display an unique version of the lorry at the Formula 1 Grand Prix USA in Miami. At the occasion, the business will reveal a one-off design called “WILL.I.AMG,” made in collaboration with the well-known Black Eyed Peas rap artist will.i.am and West Coast Customs in a task called “The Flip.”
Besides adding to the automobile’s custom-made style, will.i.am has actually likewise developed a custom-made logo design for the vehicle that includes a bear’s face integrated with Mercedes’s renowned star logo design. According to a press note, the bear symbolizes the roaring noise of the lorry.
The profits from all activities surrounding this lorry will go to the rap artist’s charity non-profit the i.am/ Angel Foundation. The cash will be utilized to “assist construct a STEAM-ready skill swimming pool that will raise households and neighborhoods out of hardship.” The bear logo design, called “BEAR WITNESS,” will likewise be utilized for making product, and part of the sales will likewise money the i.am/ Angel Foundation.
Fusing G with the GT
Although the WILL.I.AMG is mainly based upon the 2023 Mercedes AMG GT four-door sedan, the outsides are customized with tips from other Mercedes lorries. Mercedes recommends that this automobile obtains inspiring style hints from 2 other comparable lorries– the more comprehensive chassis of the SLS AMG Gullwing and the front grille and the headlamps from the Mercedes G-Class Unlike the basic AMG GT, this special development by will.i.am and Mercedes includes 2 suicide doors– with hinges in the back instead of in the front (or the top, as holds true with the Gullwing).
The roofing is all-glass however divided into 2 halves. The vehicle gets a mainly silver paint task with tips of black and yellow along the body. The unique bear logo design is present on the front grille and the customized hubcaps on the wheels. As the artist recommends in journalism release, “I didn’t touch the engine, since AMG actually does make the very best engines.”
The precise information about any other internal adjustments, if any, have actually not been shared. We’ll definitely get a much better concept of the distinct information and upgrades consisted of in this automobile quickly, as Mercedes has actually revealed a six-part documentary called “DRIVE” showing the whole procedure of tailoring the lorry. The documentary is being previewed today and all 6 parts will premiere at the 2022 Cannes movie celebration this might (out of competitors).