Russia’s first foray into the world of supercars is finally coming to fruition with the debut of the Marussia B1 hybrid at the Frankfurt Motor Show this week.

The B1 will be released via serialized production so you can expect that only a limited run will be seen out on the roads. Marussia is bringing two of these babies to Frankfurt, in addition to the company’s brand-new concept car, the Marussia B2. We’re veering away from making any references to ‘Bananas in Pajamas’ jokes because we think that the Marussia B1 and B2 deserve better than being compared to two over-sized bananas wearing nightwear.

In any event, the Marussia B1 is expected to cost around €100,000 – or $146,000 – and will most likely be released at the tail end of next year.

As far as the B2 is concerned, there haven’t been a lot of photos of the new car, apart from a couple of teaser shots, so your guesses are as good as ours as far as what the car looks like.

The good news is, we won’t have to wait long to find out!

Updated 02/12/2010: We just added new image of the new Marussia sports car. Check the picture gallery to see them all!


Source: Autoblog

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  (571) posted on 02.16.2010

Sweet teasers eh. I think I have more than once seen a car with a square steering wheel and I don’t think that it would be that great for me. Although race cars as F1 are sort of square as well, I don’t think that it would be fit the taste of everyone, including me. Well anyways, it’s not just about the steering wheel so I’m really looking forward to see on what else does the supercars have to offer.

  (702) posted on 02.14.2010

I bet they will, because it’s the Russians spirit sports car, russians are really serious not only with Vodka but also in sports car.

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