Mercedes-AMG confirms its supercar with hybrid technology of Formula 1

Mercedes-AMG superdeportivo híbridoMercedes has started strong in the Paris Salon 2016. In addition to displaying some new features such as the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster and GT C Roadster, also confirmed a rumor that was listening from a long time ago. Mercedes-AMG will be a supercar hybrid to stand face to face with the McLaren P1, Ferrari LaFerrari or Porsche 918 Spyder. In addition, the new model will inherit technology directly from the Formula 1.

To this day little is known of this model with the exception of the teaser where it shows your silhouette. We don’t even know what his name will be definitive, even though the German brand could use the Mercedes-AMG R50. We block quite taking into account that in 2017 (the year of his arrival) marks the 50th anniversary of Mercedes-AMG and there would be no better celebration possible. Although for the moment they are just rumors.

Mercedes-AMG superdeportivo híbridoin The same way, nor can we confirm that the hybrid drive system will use. It speaks of the same engine V6 turbo 1.6-litre that uses the single-seater W07 Mercedes-AMG in Formula 1. This petrol engine would develop about 900 HP and in addition he would a pair of electric motors that would be mounted on the front wheels. The joint power would far exceed the 1000 HP of power.

the other advantage of The super sports car hybrid Mercedes-AMG would be its low weight that it would be in only 1,000 kg The aerodynamics would also be one of its most worked. Thanks to this, we expect a performance of heart attack, making the 0 to 100 km/h in less than 2.5 seconds and reaching a maximum speed of 354 km/h. The price is also expected to be very high, at around $ 4 million (3.5 million euros), at the height of the AM-RB 001 with that also compete.

Source – Mercedes-AMG