An announcement has been published on a Russian site for the sale of a two-seat sports car, manufactured under the local Marussia brand. The price of the car that came out in 2008 is 10 million rubles, or just over 134,000 euros.
The listed car for sale is the Marussia B1 prototype 9. He has been a protagonist in various photo sessions, he has participated in the opening of the Marussia Motors Motor Show in Moscow, as well as in various test trials including racing tracks in Europe.
The Marussia B1 has a bodywork made of carbon and a 6-cylinder Nissan engine with a capacity of 3.5 liters, which develops 600 horsepower. The engine runs in tandem with automatic transmission. The sports car accelerates from a seat to 100 km in just 5 seconds and its maximum speed is 250 km/h.
Marussia Motors was founded in 2007. It produced 30 Marussia B1 and B2 sports cars, which, however, did not become serial. In 2010, the company bought a large stake in the Formula 1 Virgin Racing team, which later renamed the Marussia F1 and participated in the championship from 2012 until 2014. In April 2014, Marussia Motors announced a bankruptcy.