Mercedes-AMG One has been confirmed as the official name of the new supercar being developed under the code name Project One. The German car maker says the name stands for the highest automotive ambition: to bring undiluted Formula One technology to the road. It also signifies the One as the pinnacle of the Mercedes and AMG portfolios and the first of a new generation of electrified AMG sports cars. The hybrid technology developed for the One is likely to filter across to more Mercedes-AMG cars. The One first broke cover as a concept car at last year’s Frankfurt auto show, and the all-wheel drive car combines a rear mid-mounted F1-derived 1.6l V6 turbo engine, which revs to an astounding 11,000rpm, and four electric motors for a total output of 745kW. It’s capable of 0-200km/h in under six seconds, says Mercedes-AMG, with a top speed in excess of 350km/h. A lightweight carbon-fibre monocoque chassis rides on adjustable pushrod suspension, and the car has active aerodynamics in the f...

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