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Examining the Engine of the Mercedes-AMG Project One Hypercar

New details regarding the engine of the Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar was just released by its maker. As reported earlier, the auto will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show this year. According to Motor, the Project One will take on the likes of the Aston Martin Valkyrie. AMG CEO Tobias Moers claimed that the auto will be the first street-legal car to carry a Formula One engine. The AMG hypercar will be equipped with a 1.6-liter turbocharged V6 engine matched with electric motors. Each front wheel has an electric motor with 120 kW output. There is also a 100 kW electric motor on the crankshaft and 80 kW electric motor for faster turbocharger… Continue Reading »

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Key Selling Points of the Mercedes-Benz E 350 e Plug-In Hybrid

The Mercedes-Benz E 350 e is a nice alternative for people looking for a car possessing decent performance and cutting edge technology combined with fuel efficiency and environment-friendly elements. The vehicle is the three-pointed star brand’s answer to the BMW 530 e. Based on a test drive, here are the top 3 features of the Mercedes-Benz E 350 e that make it worth your £45,565 (starting price, including taxes): Engine The E 350 e is highlighted by its 2.0-liter petrol-fed engine partnered with an electric motor. The output of the unit is 282 bhp with 550 Nm of torque. All that power goes to the rear wheels and distributed via a nine-speed automatic gearbox…. Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG Hypercar Set For Frankfurt Motor Show Launch

The Mercedes-AMG hypercar is under works. The most powerful road car of the three-pointed star marque will be launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Months ago, news surfaced that AMG will release a hypercar in 2018. Thomas Weber, the head of research and development of Mercedes, confirmed the project during the Paris Motor Show in September last year. The exec said the Mercedes-AMG hypercar will carry the drivetrain technology of the brand’s Formula One cars. It should be noted that the F1 car of Mercedes houses a 1.6-liter hybrid turbo engine. The unit will be tuned down to make the hypercar road-legal. It is expected to deliver up to 1,000bhp. Autocar reported that… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Says There’s Wireless Charging For S550e Plug-In Hybrid

If you own a hybrid car, then you would also know the pain of having to fumble with the wires and chargers in order to plug your car in for the next day ahead. The same goes with your smartphones and other mobile devices. Charging can be such a pain. Alas, Mercedes-Benz has come up with a solution to this minor problem. The German automaker has introduced the wireless inductive charging. In order to use such charging system, the owner only needs to position the car over a special base on the garage floor. There would be no need to connect it to wires and adaptors alike. Mercedes plans to… Continue Reading »

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How the Turbo Technology of Mercedes F1 Came To Be

The introduction of the present engine regulations brought a lot of advantages for Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team. The performance gains of the team allowed them to score back-to-back championships in both the Constructors and Drivers categories in 2014 to 2015. It also gave them numerous one-two finishes in races. As we have mentioned in our earlier report, the current hybrid V6 engine used by Mercedes F1 is not yet in its full potential. With more than 900 bhp in its output, the engine was at its 45 percent thermal efficiency as of last year. However, the video featured here indicates that Mercedes is targeting at least 50 percent efficiency… Continue Reading »

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A Look at the Key Features of the Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid

The coming new year marks another chapter in the history of the Mercedes-Benz brand. Just this year, the company easily recognizable by its three-pointed star marque gave us a preview of its upcoming cars that will hit dealerships in 2016 through unveilings in auto shows and teasers. One of the cars that many eagerly anticipate is the Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid. So in this post, let’s take a look at its key features. Power Unit The C350 Plug-In Hybrid possesses a 2.0-liter inline-four engine. The diesel power unit produces 208 hp with a torque of 258 lb-ft. It is mated with an electric motor with outputs of 80 hp and… Continue Reading »

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Watch the Mercedes-Benz C350e “Silent Night” Video

As the countdown to Christmas 2015 nears its end, Mercedes-Benz released a new commercial for its C-Class titled “Silent Night.” Basically, the advertisement was made to build hype for the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e. As a recap, the C350e was unveiled as a follow up to the S550 Plug-In Hybrid. It is powered by both a petrol engine and an electric motor. To be specific, under its hood is a turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve 2.0-liter inline-four engine. It has an output of 208 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The unit is mated to an electric motor with 80 hp and 251 lb-ft of torque. The combined power rating of the car according to… Continue Reading »

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