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FRANKFURT: The Mercedes-AMG Project One is a Formula One for the road

Mercedes-AMG dove into its Formula One parts bin and when it was all said and done, they had the Mercedes-AMG Project One, an electrified supercar that was unveiled yesterday at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

The Project One is powered by four electric motors and a turbocharged 1.6-liter V6 engine. Together, these five engines produce 1000 horsepower delivered to all four wheels which will surely translate into exceptional handling. The Project One reaches 200 km/h in 6.0 seconds, but can also travel about 25 kilometers in 100% electric mode according to its manufacturer.

Another interesting element is that the Mercedes-AMG Project One powertrain is capable of reaching 11,000 rpm. Imagine the sound …

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Charles Jolicoeur
Charles Jolicoeur
Charles Jolicoeur was studying to be a CPA when he decided to drop everything and launch a car website in 2012. Don't ask. The journey has been an interesting one, but today he has co-founded and manages 8 websites including EcoloAuto.com and MotorIllustrated.com as General Manager of NetMedia360. He also sits on the board of the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada. Send me an email

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