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Mercedes-AMG delivers first One hypercar

The Mercedes-AMG One hypercar is lastly making its technique to prospects.

Mercedes-AMG took to Twitter to share the supply of its new Formulation 1-style hypercar.

The model has beforehand confirmed it’s going to produce solely 275 examples, every costing AU$3.9 million.

Initially meant for a 2019 launch, the One was delayed as Mercedes-AMG encountered hurdles adapting its F1-derived powertrain for public street use whereas assembly ever-tightening emissions requirements.

The Mercedes-AMG One is powered by a 1.6-litre turbocharged hybrid V6 engine that produces 422kW of energy and 4 electrical motors that produce 450kW, with an 8.4kWh battery pack.

One in every of these electrical motors is an F1-style MGU-Okay mounted to the crankshaft, two extra are mounted to the entrance axle, and the final is mounted to the turbocharger to slash lag.

Complete system output is 782kW of energy, with a prime pace electronically restricted to 352km/h.

Mercedes-AMG claims One can do the 0-100km/h dash in 2.9 seconds and 0-300km/h in 15.6 seconds.

It’s already damaged the Nurburgring file for road-legal manufacturing autos, posting a time of 6:35.183 min across the 20.832 kilometre observe.

DTM driver Maro Engel beat the file (posted by the Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR in 2021) by 8.0 seconds.

The hypercar is a joint effort with Mercedes-AMG Excessive-Efficiency Powertrains (HPP) – the corporate chargeable for Formulation 1 engines for the Mercedes-AMG group – and Canadian manufacturing accomplice Multimatic.

Its specialised UK manufacturing facility options 16 totally different meeting and testing stations.

Plenty of “sub-systems” within the Mercedes-AMG are taken by means of a means of pre-assembly, testing, then disassembling, earlier than lastly being put in into the One.

As soon as the hypercar has been given the tick of approval in “closing compliance testing” by a manufacturing unit check driver at a proving floor it receives “applicable transport safety” in a closed truck and is transported to Mercedes-AMG’s headquarters in Affalterbach, Germany for the handover.

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