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Mercedes-AMG Project One to challenge Stefan Bellof’s Nurburgring lap record

Mercedes-AMG Project One might destroy the ultimate Nurburgring lap record. Mercedes-AMG boss Tobias Moers has told the media that the Project One hypercar will challenge the fastest ever lap time set at the Nurburgring Nordschleife. The current record is 6 min 11.1 seconds which was set by Stefan Bellof in a Porsche 956 back in 1983 and not a single car has come close to beating it ever since. According to Moers, the main challenge is “finding the right driver”. This shows how confident the Mercedes boss is when it…

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VIDEO: Four guys push a Mercedes-AMG Project One up a ramp

You need four guys to push a Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar up a ramp. Not something you’d expect from a million dollar supercar with a Formula 1 engine in the back. Mercedes-Benz brought the Project One to the Amelia Island Concourse d’Elegance recently. It was probably the same car which was showcased at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. It seems the show car had no engine but it did have an electric motor. As it turns out, it wasn’t built to go up ramps. The real thing has a 1.6-litre,…

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Here’s what you get in a Mercedes-AMG Project One Welcome Pack

Mercedes-AMG has started sending out ‘welcome packs’ to Project One customers. Manny Khoshbin is among the lucky few who have ordered one these and has shared some of the contents of his Project One welcome pack. Ford had sent out a similar order kit to, although that contained color samples, wheels, upholstery samples, etc. Mercedes-Benz has created a special website loaded with multimedia content and perhaps a configurator. Access to this website is private, of course. To read more about the Mercedes-AMG Project One click here. Mercedes-AMG Project One welcome…

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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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