Mercedes’ High Efficiency Powertrains department has actually won an uncommon design honor for making use of Formula 1 technology in the Mercedes-AMG ONE hypercar.
A roadway automobile, the layout is fitted with a 1.6 L V6 turbocharged engine, with electrical motors as well as batteries creating 1,048 bhp – near what the sort Lewis Hamilton, George Russell as well as Sebastian Vettel are equipped with in F1.
The hypercar job was developed to move the turbo crossbreed technology utilized in F1 considering that 2014 to the roadway automobile market, with Mercedes HPP scooping the Dewar Prize for their initiatives.
Granted by the Royal Auto Club, it is called after Sir James Dewar MP that contributed the prize in the very early 20th Century.
It is not a yearly prize – just being distributed “in acknowledgment of an impressive British technological success in the auto year in the coming before area.”
It is the 3rd time Mercedes HPP have actually won the honor – doing so in 2009 for the enhancement of KERS right into F1 as well as once more in ’14 for the prominence displayed in the initial year of the turbo crossbreed guidelines.
Previous victors consist of the similarity Jaguar, JCB, Lotus, Dunlop as well as McLaren.