In hypercar from Mercedes-AMG will install the engine from Formula 1
Specifications and new information about hypercare from Mercedes
Concept cars Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo
In July, we witnessed a historic event, Mercedes enters hot phase “of the war among hypercar” (such a pretentious name we have already seen in foreign the Internet). This is due to the fact that Mercedes-AMG is planning to show in 2017, its new sverdlikovo model, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of AMG.
Just recently became known for stunning detail, citing a source in the team of Formula 1 Mercedes AMG, foreign automobile resources announced that developed the supernovae will be equipped with an engine from a F1 car of that this season leaves the track under the management of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
The source said that the car is in the final stages of design and should be shown in 2017. The German company plans to build only 50 units of cars for the 50th anniversary of AMG, and the first exclusive cars should come to their owners in 2018, the same year when the arc hypercar AM-RB 001 developed by Aston Martin with Red Bull Racing will go on the road. The show will be epic.
Speaking of which, why Mercedes decided to install the engine from a Formula 1 car?
There’s a simple and logical explanation is the best car this season with one of the best indicators of engine.
2016 Mercedes AMG F1, W07 Hybrid, proved unstoppable on the race track. He has won every race this season, in addition to the Spanish Grand Prix, where Hamilton and Rosberg just crashed into each other.
The engine Formula 1 2016 Mercedes AMG Hybrid W07
Engine installed in W07 Hybrid is a turbocharged 1.6-liter V6. The new versions is expected to increase performance (maybe displacement), the addition of a second turbocharger and improved cooling, in General all that is necessary for road use, it is reported by Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains, the British division of MB, which specializiruetsya on the construction of the F1 engines. We will remind, the former head of Mercedes R&D, Thomas Weber, said in 2014, Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains will be used for the further development of civilian versions of the cars.
Just like in racing F1 cars, the V6 engine will be paired with a system of electric hypercar, which should improve the performance of impact energy. Eating only on the V6, maximum power hypercar will be 900 HP (according to insider information), thanks to the electric motors sent to the front wheels power, add approximately 100 to 600 horsepower. We heard that one of the main goals of the engineers of the car is a 1:1 ratio of power-to-weight. Hypercar from Mercedes needs to catch up on opportunities with its major rivals – Koenigsegg One:1 Aston Martin AM-RB 001.
Aerodynamics will play a huge role in car design, which will almost certainly differ mid-engined. The design of the car with the engine from the F1 will be similar to the prototypes, participating in endurance races 24 hours of Le Mans. The body was created mostly from carbon fiber to keep weight as low as possible. Evaluate the performance hypercar include acceleration 0-96 km/h in less than 2.5 seconds and a top speed of over 354 km per hour.
Pictured above is a Mercedes concept unveiled in 2013 as a model for Vision Gran Turismo.