Mercedes-AMG One Preparing for Nurburgring Record Attempt

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Within the video introduced on youtube by Automobile Spy Media, a Mercedes-AMG One drives a number of quick laps on the Nurburgring racetrack, most likely coaching for the try to interrupt the file for the quickest lap for a manufacturing automobile.

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Twenty years in the past, supercars have been racing one another to see which one may attain the next high pace. Right this moment, high pace not performs an important position however agility. And that’s why the immediately normal for hypercars is the quickest lap on the lengthy loop of the Nurburgring.

Automobile Spy Media revealed immediately on youtube a 6-minute video through which the brand new Mercedes-AMG One enters the Nurburgring circuit and performs a number of quick laps most likely with the purpose to make some settings for a future file lap.

The automobile is initially captured on the entrance of the racetrack and at minute 0:24 you’ll be able to learn in German “Nicht ofen (Don’t open)” on the rear proper aspect. Signed Dale and Ibrahim. Two seconds later, at 0:26 it may be learn on the rear left aspect this time in English: “Take away rigorously. Thermocouples on Tech panel. See Dale or Ibrahim”.

We don’t know Dale or Ibrahim however they’re most likely the engineers accountable for the varied settings of the brand new Mercedes hypercar.

Then, at 0:56, the aerodynamic present begins. The motive force presses a button on the steering wheel that opens the vents on the entrance fenders and extends the rear wing. The motive force continues with a number of drivetrain settings from the underside proper hand button on the steering wheel after which enters the observe and begins to finish a number of very quick laps. Within the subsequent couple of minutes you’ll be able to see that the Mercedes-AMG One may be very quick within the corners and the physique roll is just about zero, similar to an F1 automobile.

For the time being, the file on the Nurburgring for manufacturing vehicles is held by the Porsche 911 GT2 RS with 6:43.half-hour, registered on June 14, 2021. However this Porsche might be hardly named a collection manufacturing automobile as a result of it options Manthey Efficiency Equipment, with modifications to the chassis, aerodynamics and brakes.

Second place is taken by the Mercedes-AMG GT Black Collection with 6:43.62 minutes achieved in October 2020, 1.3 seconds quicker than the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ.

We don’t understand how quick an F1 automobile is on the Nurburgring lengthy loop however in 2018 a Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo with Timo Bernhard on the wheel achieved an unbelievable 5:19.546 minutes. We’re not making any predictions however we predict the Mercedes-AMG One can go a superb few seconds beneath the file set by the Porsche 911 GT2 RS with Manthey-Efficiency equipment that holds the collection manufacturing automobile file.

With energetic aerodynamics and push-rod suspension, a 1.6-litre V6 engine with 574 HP taken from the F1 automobile with electrically assisted turbocharging and two extra electrical motors on the entrance axle, the Mercedes-AMG one develops 1063 HP in complete. The AMG One reaches 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds and 200 km/h in simply 7 seconds with Launch Management in Race, Race Plus and Strat 2 modes. The Race2 and Strat2  applications are devoted solely for the racetrack and the suspension is lowered by 37 mm in entrance and 30 mm on the rear. Within the Strat2 applications the suspension is even firmer than in Race Plus.

 

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