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Top 5 Supercars likely to set a Nurburgring Lap Record next

The Nurburgring is the ultimate proving ground for automakers. A lap record at the ‘Green Hell’ not just validates how fast the car is but also exhibits the brand’s engineering prowess. Time and again, automakers take their new performance cars both production and track only versions to the Nordschleife to break records set by rival brands. It all comes down to the engineering at the end – the powertrain, aerodynamics, chassis and the overall calibration. In 2013, we saw the Porsche 918 Spyder set a 6 min 57 sec lap…

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Mercedes AMG-GT R Black Series launch not imminent

We recently saw prototypes of a souped-up Mercedes-AMG GT and hoped it would be the Porsche 911 GT2 RS rivaling AMG GT Black Series. Tobiers Moers, head 0f AMG has now clarified that the car is coming but it’s still a few years away. The Black Series has been Mercedes’ hardcore performance models. It all started with the  SLS AMG Black Series. As for the prototypes, it’s difficult to ascertain if those are more than just AMG GT R mules. Moers added that the hardcore Black Series won’t arrive until the…

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Mercedes’ Formula-E entry could spawn an Electric hypercar

Another day, another electric hypercar. We recently heard of Porsche’s potential successor to the 918 and Mclaren’s plans for the P1 replacement. Now, we have another one. Well, in this case, a potential Mercedes-AMG Project One successor.  Just how the Project One is built on top of Formula One technology, using the technology borrowed from Formula E (which Mercedes plans to enter in 2020) the brand could build a flagship all electric hypercar. When asked by Auto Express, if Formula E technology could power an all-electric Mercedes-AMG performance flagship, Dr. Dieter…

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Lewis Hamilton will get the first Mercedes-AMG Project One

The long awaited Mercedes-AMG Project One was finally out in Frankfurt this week. The hypercar built on top of Lewis Hamilton’s F1 car powertrain was unveiled by the man himself at the big event. Lewis has been involved in the development of the hypercar and sat down with TopGear to talk about his contributions to the project. “I love cars. And I’ve been saying to Mercedes for so long, why don’t you do a real car? Like, you’ve got AMG sports cars, but I’m talking about a supercar. Why is Ferrari building…

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Aston Martin Valkyrie vs Mercedes-AMG Project ONE

The holy trinity of hypercars launched 4 years ago were described by many as Formula One cars for the road – the closest you will ever get to driving an F1 car. High performance engines aided by electric motors for blistering acceleration, free of any sort of turbo lag (in case of the McLaren P1). The cars had their hybrid technologies and aerodynamic elements borrowed directly from F1. The Mclaren P1, Porsche 918 spyder and Ferrari LaFerrari were the absolute pinnacle of automotive performance on the road. Everyone who drove…

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2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: Mercedes-AMG Project One Hybrid Hypercar

Supercars often utilize Formula 1 technology for performance gains – pushrod suspension, KERS hybrid systems, active aerodynamics are all Formula 1-derived technologies which have long been incorporated in road going performance cars for them to go faster and corner better. But, what if you could build a road going car on top of a Formula one winning powertrain? Welcome to the Mercedes-AMG Project One – Built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of AMG, the Project One is Mercedes’ answer to Adrian Newey’s Aston Martin Valkyrie. Exterior The exterior combines a…

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Mercedes-AMG Project One looks surprisingly eccentric in new teaser

Mercedes-AMG will reveal its Project One hypercar on September 12 at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Mercedes has been giving out information on the car bit by bit, from teasers to interior images to a full scale powertrain model. We know a lot about the powertrain already – the car will be powered by Mercedes’ Formula 1 derived 1.6-liter, turbocharged V6 powering the rear wheels, with electric motors on the front wheels making 322 hp combined. The teasers though, have mostly been unrevealing, until now.  From a picture of the…

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Lewis Hamilton teases Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar

Update: Mercedes-AMG Project One revealed in new teaser image Mercedes just released a teaser image of the upcoming Project One hypercar. It doesn’t reveal much apart from the LED headlights, a roof scoop and AMG lettering on the front grille. August 31, 2017 Mercedes-AMG has released a teaser video of the upcoming Project One hypercar. It’s one of the most anticipated supercars of 2017 which will be unveiled at the Frankfurt motor show on September 12. The videos feature Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton who talks about some of…

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Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet revealed at Pebble Beach

Last year, Mercedes unveiled the Maybach 6 concept at Pebble Beach. This year, they brought its cabriolet version. The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet is 19-feet of exquisite luxury, which unlike the last year’s concept can be enjoyed with the wind in your hair and the sun in your face. The design is pretty much similar to the coupe, with its elongated hood and long wheelbase and extended overhangs.  It takes inspiration from yachts and it shows when you climb into the seat. The dashboard is designed to wrap around you…

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Rare, RHD Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series For Sale in the UK

A 2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series is for sale at Baker Brothers and it was not owned by Jeremy Clarkson, as is being reported by some websites. According to the seller, the car has had two owners, one of whom was famous record producer. Whoever the previous owners were, we’re sure they have thoroughly enjoyed every ounce of its 6.3-liter V8 that makes 507 roaring horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque. It is right-hand drive, which means it’s 1 of 25 built. In all, Mercedes made only 120 units…

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