Deliveries for the long-awaited Mercedes-AMG One has lastly began, which makes everybody get excited as we will now get an concept on how this hypercar performs in the actual world. Chris Harris from Top Gear was capable of get his fingers on this uncommon hypercar and issues didn’t prove as he anticipated it to be.
In case you forgot, the Mercedes-AMG One is powered by a Method One-derived 1.6-Liter turbocharged V6 engine (from the 2015-2016 period it appears) that may rev as much as 11,000 rpm, and with the mixed energy of the 4 extra electrical motors you’re looking at 1,063 hp for a automobile that weighs 1,695 kg.
That’s a really good energy to weight ratio, not like a Koenigsegg 1:1, however nonetheless spectacular nonetheless, simply as a side-note, that comparatively small 1.6-Liter engine by itself delivers 574 hp at 9,000 rpm. Acceleration figures come all the way down to 2.8 seconds from 0 to 60 mph, after simply 7 seconds flat you’ll be doing 200 m/h behind the flat F1-style steering wheel.
Primarily based on the video, the Mercedes-AMG One nonetheless wants some work as Chris Harris encountered some issues when its V6 engine unexpectedly failed on the racetrack.
Regardless of these points, the AMG One actually comes alive in its most excessive mode, Strat 2. This unleashes the total energy of its 1.6-liter turbocharged V6 engine, fine-tunes the chassis, and maximizes aerodynamics. Curiously, this is identical setting utilized by Lewis Hamilton throughout qualifying periods.