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The Mercedes-AMG ONE is almost here


After five years of waiting the production version of the Mercedes-AMG ONE has been unveiled. The Formula 1-based hypercar will be seen in action for the first at the upcoming Festival of Speed at Goodwood, June 23-26, but in the interim we have the specifications to placate us for the next few weeks.

Technical data – powertrain

Bore x stroke80.0 x 53.03 mm
Displacement1599 cc
Max. system output782 kW (1063 hp)
Max. speed, combustion engine11,000 rpm
Max. output, combustion engine422 kW (574 hp) at 9000 rpm
Specific output, combustion engine359 hp/l
MGU-K (electric motor on the crankshaft)120 kW (163 hp)
MGU-FL/MGU-FR (electric motors on the front axle)2 x 120 kW = 240 kW (326 hp)
MGU-H (electric motor of the electric exhaust gas turbocharger)90 kW (122 hp)
Max. turbocharger boost pressure3.5 bar

“This project was partly a curse and a blessing at the same time,” says Jochen Hermann, Technical Managing Director of Mercedes-AMG GmbH. “But we have walked the stony path, and as a technician you naturally get carried away with all the details.”

Technical data
Mercedes-AMG ONE

Number of cylinders/arrangement 6/V
Max. system outputkW/hp782/1063
Max system torqueNmSpecification not possible due to complex drive train
Max. output, combustion enginekW/hp422/574 at 9000 rpm
Max. speed, combustion enginerpm11,000
Mixture formation Microprocessor-controlled petrol injection, combination of direct and intake manifold injection
Combined output, electric motorskW/hp450/611
Power transmission
Drive system AMG Performance 4MATIC+ fully variable all-wheel drive with hybrid-driven rear axle, electrically driven front axle and torque vectoring
Transmission 7-speed automated manual gearbox
Gear ratios
1st/2nd/3rd/4th/5th/6th/7th gear 12.803 / 9.267 / 7.058 / 5.581 / 4.562 / 3.878 / 3.435
Reverse 14.599
Front axleFive-link aluminium coil-over suspension with two transverse adjustable push-rod spring struts and adaptive damping adjustment
Rear axleFive-link aluminium coil-over suspension with two transverse adjustable push-rod spring struts and adaptive damping adjustment Aerodynamically shaped lower links
Brake systemHydraulic AMG carbon-fibre ceramic high-performance composite brake system, front 398 x 38 mm composite brake discs, internally ventilated and perforated, 6-piston aluminium fixed callipers; rear 380 x 34 mm composite brake discs, internally ventilated and perforated, 4-piston aluminium fixed callipers; electric parking brake, ABS, Brake Assist, 3-stage ESP®
Steeringnot specified
Wheelsfront: 10 J x 19 H2; rear: 12 J x 20 H2
Tyresfront: 285/35 ZR 19; rear: 335/30 ZR 20
Dimensions and weights
Front/rear trackmm1721/1669
Turning circlemnot specified
Boot capacitylnot specified
Kerb weight according to DINkg1695
Payloadkgnot specified
Tank capacityl55
Performance, consumption, emissions
Acceleration 0-100 km/hs2.9
Acceleration 0-200 km/hs7.0
Acceleration 0-300 km/hs15.6
Top speedkm/h352
Fuel consumption, weighted, comb. 1l/100 km8.7
CO2 emissions, weighted, comb. 1g/km198
Electrical consumption, weighted, comb. 1kWh32
Electrical rangekm18.1

The Mercedes-AMG ONE will be limited to 275 cars and production is expected to start at the end of they year.

“With the Mercedes-AMG ONE, we have more than pushed the envelope,” said  Philipp Schiemer, Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-AMG GmbH. “The immense technical challenges of making a modern Formula 1 powertrain suitable for everyday road use have undoubtedly pushed us to our limits. Over the duration of the development period, many may have thought that the project would be impossible to implement.”

The 4Runner is turning 40 in the 2023 model year and Toyota is celebrating with a 4WD-only 2023 4Runner 40th Anniversary Special Edition. It will be available in three colors (white, Midnight Black, Barcelona Red Metallic) with a retro-inspired yellow/orange/red heritage graphics package that is an homage to Toyota’s off-road racing history.

Other features include a body-color-matching Toyota heritage grille, bronze-colored 40th Anniversary exterior tailgate badge, and bronze-colored 17-inch alloy wheels. 4Runner 40th Anniversary Special Edition badging is featured throughout the interior. Toyota will produce 4,040 of these special editions for the U.S. market.

Be the Love. Volunteer! Dining out for life
Image courtesy of Subaru

Subaru is launching a new campaign to help cultivate volunteers for health and social service organizations that are licensees of Dining Out For Life, the foodie fundraiser which Subaru has sponsored since 2006.

Users can access a website through the unique QR code and get matched to volunteer opportunities in their community. After scanning the QR code users will answer a few questions about volunteer activities that meet their interests and then get connected to health services in their community.

Dining Out For Life began in 1991 in 1996 expanded into an international event held across North America. The concept behind the event is to raise money for local HIV service organizations by having participating restaurants donate a percentage of the day’s food sales.

Through our Love Promise, the Subaru Loves To Help programs and our Out&Ally employee resource group initiatives, we support organizations that help neighbors and community members in need,” said Joe Pawlicki of Subaru America. “We are excited to bring a new volunteer initiative to cities across America, inviting people to consider demonstrating their community Pride by contributing their valuable time and expertise.” 

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) unveiled three platinum electric taxis that will deliver VIPs to their seats at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant on Sunday 5th June.

LEVC developed their first dedicated black cab in 1908 and in 2018 it introduced the electric TX model. In four years, the TX has travelled more than 418 million miles globally and prevented 127,000 tons of CO2 being emitted into the atmosphere. The TX makes up more than a third of the cabs operating in London.

David P. Castro
David P. Castro
The Santa Rosa, California native is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno. A devoted F1 and NASCAR fan, he currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.


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