Michael Schumacher’s Prized Mercedes Station Wagon Set for Auction: Expected Price, Model, Performance & Other Details

Published 01/25/2022, 9:30 AM EST
SUZUKA, JAPAN: Michael Schumacher of Germany and Mercedes GP announces his retirement at the end of the season during previews for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, Japan. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

The level of Michael Schumacher’s success at Ferrari was as high as highs go. With the Italian team, Schumacher took himself and his team to the highest of mountains in the sport, making his and his team’s legacy untouchable.

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As a result, anything associated with the German during his time at Ferrari, be it his car or small things like his cap, all became collector’s items, their prices blowing through the roof.

Yet there are still some things associated with Schumacher that won’t come at the price of an art piece from the renaissance. And one of those things, or to be more specific, a car which the F1 legend drove will go up for auction in February.

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But before you think it’s an F1 car, no it isn’t, it’s a road car. And before you think it’s a Ferrari, it’s not, it’s a Mercedes and that too, a station wagon.

Yet it’s not any station wagon.

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – NOVEMBER 25: Michael Schumacher of Germany and Mercedes GP reacts in parc ferme after finishing his last F1 race following the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

A station wagon fit for Michael Schumacher

The model in question is the Mercedes AMG C63 Station Wagon that was given to Schumacher by Mercedes. He drove this car between January and July 2010, and it wasn’t a vehicle he owned.

Regardless, the station wagon body is just a disguise because underneath it is still an AMG fit for a seven-time world champion. Under the hood, it is powered by a 6.2L V8 that produces 457 hp.

It will reach 100km/h from a standstill in a mere 4.6 seconds. And as for how fast it will go?

250 km/h.

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Those are mind-boggling numbers even for any car, but especially for a Station Wagon.

It is expected that this particular car driven by the seven-time world champion will fetch over $100,000 in the auction.

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So if you have that amount of money, you can try your luck next month in Paris. Also, the car has a mileage of over 150,000 km, but we have a feeling the potential buyers won’t really bother about its mileage.

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Shaharyar Khan Chauhan

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Shaharyar is an F1 & NASCAR writer at EssentiallySports. A graduate in Journalism from Amity University, he has been a passionate follower of motorsports for a better part of the decade. A Max Verstappen and Ferrari supporter, he dreams of a pairing of the two in future.

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