August 19, 2020 by Mercedes-Benz
A number of prototypes that includes the ultimate energy unit bear dynamic testing
The event of the Mercedes-AMG Venture ONE hypercar enters a brand new section, bringing it ever nearer to manufacturing: a number of pre-production fashions are actually training their quick laps on the firm’s proving floor and expertise heart at Immendingen. Testing has now largely transitioned from the static check stands to focus on check tracks. For the primary time, venture leaders have additionally approved testing of the comprehensively electrified and extremely complicated hybrid energy unit with its full output of greater than 1000 hp. The evocative and genuine sound of this thrilling new energy plant at full energy could be heard within the accompanying video.
The variation of an entire Formula1 drive unit for a road-legal hypercar is an incredible endeavor. This adaption will lead to new requirements being set for efficiency in a road-going automobile, and thus set a brand new milestone in automotive historical past for Mercedes-AMG. The Venture One should ship exceptionally by way of on a regular basis driving in addition to its efficiency capabilities, and in addition should have the ability to drive in all-electric mode. In lots of facets, akin to noise degree, the event group ventured into uncharted territory with this venture, working with nice tenacity and distinctive engineering experience to search out options that might be developed to manufacturing maturity.
Together with the dynamic check program and refinements to the automobile’s drivability, present growth work can also be centered on the Venture ONE’s fully-functional lively aerodynamics. The complicated interaction between the assorted lively elements such because the louvers, the air shops within the entrance fenders and the massive rear spoiler is proving its effectiveness outdoors the wind tunnel, as a way of delivering the automobile’s distinctive dealing with dynamics.
In parallel with the intensive dynamic testing underway with Venture ONE autos on the observe, growth work additionally continues on this extraordinary hybrid automobile from Mercedes-AMG on the firm’s base in Affalterbach. The varied automobile techniques are meticulously put by way of their paces on engine check beds and within the in-house simulator. The following step on this intensive program of testing and growth is already clear: the efficiency of the Venture ONE will quickly be examined on the north loop of the Nürburgring.