Mercedes AMG One broke the Nürburgring track record!
Mercedes-Benz AMG One has set an unprecedented record for a production car at the Nrburgring. The driver of One, "Maru Engel", covered the 20.8 km track of Nurburgring with this car in 6 minutes and 35.183 seconds, and this car is the record holder of the fastest production product of this track. This record was previously held by the Porsche 911 GT2 RS with a female tuning kit and a time of 6 minutes and 43 seconds. This means that the Mercedes-Benz supercar completed a lap of the track 7.817 seconds faster.
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Mercedes AMG One recorded a time of 6 minutes and 30.705 seconds on the slightly shorter track of 20.6 kilometers. We should mention that Porsche's record in this section was 6 minutes and 38.835 seconds. This unique car recorded its record on November 6 (October 28, 2022) while facing many challenges to achieve it.
When the Mercedes team started work, parts of the track, especially the Ideal Racing Line, were still wet in some sections, and when the conditions finally improved, it was less than an hour from the track reservation for Mercedes. had remained. Therefore, Maru Engel could only complete four fast laps on the track. We must mention that this driver had set a new record before the end of the time, but gradually the conditions of the track became much better. He entered the Nrburgring for the last lap and managed to finish even faster.
He said of the achievement: "I didn't expect to be able to set such a time with these track conditions. . At some critical points of the route, the rain had not completely dried up and thus it was difficult to pass through those sections. It was a special challenge for me that I managed to do." The AMG One car fully obeyed the rules of the production car and reached a maximum speed of 336 kilometers per hour during the movement on the track.
The German automobile giant has announced that its unique car has the same specifications and features as the production model. and the car setup included the adjustment of the camber angle of the wheels according to the maximum that is offered in the production samples. Maru Engel used the Race plus driving mode to navigate the track, which provides 1,049 horsepower from the 1.6-liter turbo engine and four electric motors. Also, this mod has lowered the car's suspension height and adjusted its active aerodynamic coefficient to provide the best performance on the track.
This car can reach 62 mph (100 km/h) in 2.9 seconds and 124 mph (200 km/h) in 7.0 seconds. The price of this car, which uses a hybrid engine derived from Formula One as its beating heart, starts from 2.5 million pounds and according to reports, it will be produced in a limited number of 275 units and will be available to enthusiasts and fans of speed.
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