Mercedes-AMG Challenge One idea, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Present
AMG will construct simply 275 examples of its
Challenge One hypercar, however as an alternative of letting all the
automotive’s high-tech wizardry go to waste after the ultimate one is
constructed, the corporate will import it into future fashions.
That is the phrase of AMG boss Tobias Moers who in an interview
Autocar revealed Friday stated the Challenge One’s
expertise will characteristic in common manufacturing fashions from about
2020 or 2021.
However earlier than you get excited in regards to the prospect of extra AMG automobiles
powered by the Mercedes-AMG Components 1 engine that can characteristic
within the Challenge One, be aware that Moers within the interview is
referring particularly to the hypercar’s Four-motor electrical drive
Within the Challenge One, one electrical motor is mated to the engine
and helps spin the rear wheels. One other electrical motor is
built-in with the turbocharger to assist spin its compressor.
Thus far the setup is similar utilized in F1. The place the Challenge One
differs is the addition of two extra electrical motors
independently powering every of the entrance wheels, thus making
the hypercar an all-wheel-drive automotive. Importantly, all 4
electrical motors are capable of recapture vitality that is then saved
in a lithium-ion battery.
So what common manufacturing mannequin may we see the setup used? A
successor to AMG’s GT sports activities automotive is an efficient wager. Or maybe the
firm will add a mid-engine supercar as a everlasting fixture
to its lineup. That might in all probability ruffle just a few feathers at
one other sports activities automotive marque near Stuttgart.
AMG will unveil the manufacturing model of the Challenge One later
this 12 months. Construct slots for all 275 automobiles are bought out and the
first prospects ought to begin receiving their automobiles in early