Mercedes-Benz AMG Project One

Mercedes-Benz AMG Project ONE to launch this year

This article is originally from supercars.net.

Mercedes-Benz AMG Project ONE to launch this year. Unveiled as a concept at the 2017 Frankfurt International Motor Show, the Mercedes-Benz AMG Project One will finally ready for the streets. This anticipation comes after the car was to be released in 2019, well long story short, that didn’t happen. 

Mercedes-Benz AMG Project One

After such a long wait, the company has uploaded a video of the AMG One being pushed to the limits on the racetrack.

And you’re probably wondering what the car’s engine sounds like, here’s a hint, it’s out of an F1 car: It sounds eargasmic.

This hypercar uses the same engine found in the Mercedes-Benz AMG F1 racecar. It is a 1.6-liter turbocharged V-6, the same unit used to win the 2015 season championship.

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The One comes with more sophistication than just a plain ol’ turbocharged V-6. It comes with four electric motors, one powering the rear. The other two powering each side of the front, and one assisting the turbocharger. This gives the AMG One an all-wheel-drive system with the ability to operate on only electricity. 

This means that Mercedes-Benz AMG has been able to claim their performance hybrid. Also, the Project One “will produce over 1,000 horsepower at a maximum speed of over 350 km/h” according to their website. 

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As mentioned earlier, the One was to be released in 2019. However that changed after the AMG realized how difficult it was to transform a track-focused powerplant into an appropriate engine for road use. But as they have taken the time to properly convert the engine for the street. Evidently, it has turned into a thing of beauty. 

Mercedes-Benz AMG has limited the Project One to just 275 units and deliveries to take place in 2021. 

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