Mercedes has confirmed that it is working on a new hybird hypercar with Formula 1 technology. Mercedes-AMG has posted a sketch of its hypercar on its official website.
Mercedes-Benz is all set to build a new hypercar for release. The company is ready to expand the range of its hypercar in the AMG series. Actually Mercedes-AMG posted very first sketch of its F1-powered hybird hypercar on its official website.
The company is said to produce at least 10 performance cars in the coming years. Mercedes-AMG hypercar that we are talking about is due to be produced in the next 2.5 years, according to Fortune.
The car will have the powertrain of the current Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 car. It will showcase the modified gearbox that will be made from carbon fiber.
Thomas Weber, a board member of Daimler said in the past that the Formula one cars and roads cars were totally separate concepts. However the times have changed drastically, and the cars are being made with the combination of both of these features.
Daimler hasn’t spoken of the top speed of the car yet. It was said by the Mercedes AMG Chief Executive that this hypercar is going to have an excessive horsepower of 1000bhp. AMG is a sub-brand of Mercedes which produces luxury and sporty cars.
The company also unveiled a new AMG GT Roadster in the Paris Motor Show this year. This is an open top car that has a horsepower of 476bhp.
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The company is all set to release 48 more car models in the coming years too. All of these new cars will be flagship models. The ten new comers of this AMG series are also coming pretty soon.