Deliveries of the Mercedes-AMG One have already commenced, and it’s solely that we’re getting an concept of what the hypercar truly feels wish to drive. Chris Harris just lately had a go in a single, and let’s simply say, it didn’t go too nicely.
As you might bear in mind, the AMG One was touted because the successor to the enduring CLK GTR. This one although is powered by a System 1-derived V6 hybrid with as many as 5 electrical motors. It’s far more sophisticated than the CLK.
Though the first cars have been handed over to customers, Mercedes is but to iron out a couple of tough edges. As Chris quickly discovered, when the V6 engine simply gave up on the racetrack.
Regardless of all the problems, the AMG One merely transforms right into a beast in its most hardcore mode – Strat 2. This unleashes the total potential of the 1.6-litre turbocharged V6, tweaks the chassis and deploys the aero. Apparently, this is identical setting that Lewis Hamilton makes use of throughout qualifying.