Mercedes-AMG Project ONE: Road Car with Formula 1 Technology

09/04/2017
Melvyn Teillol-Foo

World Premiere Teaser

Mercedes AMG Project ONE

Mercedes-AMG Project ONE will hold a world premiere at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt (14 – 16 September 2017).

Formula 1 – Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport

The Mercedes-AMG two-seater supersports showcar incorporates for the first time, the very latest and efficient, full-blown Formula 1 hybrid technology to a road car.

AMG Current F1 pace cars

This high- performance hybrid has an output of over 1000 hp and a top speed exceeding 350 km/h (217 mph). The showcar combines outstanding racetrack performance with day-to-day functional Formula 1 hybrid technology and efficiency.

That’s the hybrid turbocharged combustion engine, KERS energy recovery, supplementary electric motors and energy management controller…..yummy!

AlphaLuxe Comment

Can we wait?

No we can’t!

But luckily it’s only 10 days to go.

 

 

Author’s Biography: Melvyn Teillol-Foo (MTF)

Dr Melvyn Teillol-Foo is a contributor on AlphaLuxe web-zine.
He is also a moderator on PuristSPro.com horology discussion fora. He blends his scientific medical objectivity from the pharmaceutical industry with purist passion, in his musings about watches, travel, wine, food and other epicurean delights.
His travelogue ‘Lazing’ and feasting ‘Grazing’ series of articles have now passed into “mythic legend” on the original ‘ThePuristS.com’ website. Those were the halcyon days when he was “rich and famous” that he remembers with bittersweet fondness.

Dr Teillol-Foo is a quoted enthusiast on the watch industry, appearing in feature articles and interviews by Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune, Sunday Times (London), Chronos (Japan), Citizen Hedonist (France) and other publications. He has authored articles for magazines like International Watch (iW) – both U.S. & Chinese editions, ICON (Singapore), August Man (Singapore), Comfort (China) and The Watch (Hong Kong).