Called as Mercedes-AMG Project One, this model is quite stealing the attention on the exhibition floor ( Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 ) and will only be produced in limited numbers. Here are some facts about Hypercar Mercedes Benz AMG Project One, the prospective hypercar owned by Mercedes Benz.
Mercedes-AMG Project One adopts a hybrid engine, which is powered by a turbocharged internal combustion engine, side by side with four electric motors. The engine comes with a lithium-ion battery pack.
Mercedes Benz official said, that 80 percent of braking energy can be supplied to recharge the battery. This model is also capable of traveling a distance of 15.5 miles with a single charger.
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Have a Power of 1,000 HP
Hypercar performance specification two-seat all-wheel-drive is very astounding. The engine comes from the F1 arena, a 1.6 liter turbocharged V6, which works with four electric motors, generating over 1,000 horsepower, through an 8-speed manual automatic transmission. The top speed is 217 mph, where Mercy says Project One can reach 124 mph in less than 6 seconds. The electric motor in the front axle can rotate at 50,000 rpm.
Helped by Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton really helped develop the F1 Project One hybrid power-train, but he does not work directly. The rider at the Mercedes team revealed that he is very happy with this project. Mercy calls this the F1 car for public streets.
Expensive and Very Limited
Production for the Mercy Hypercar is limited to only 275 units, and the selling price is in the range of 2.7 million US dollars, equivalent to Rp 35 billion. It seems that the numbers are not so surprising, the article recognized cars have a fairly distinctive, rare and exclusive value.