Mercedes unveils F1-powered 1000+ HP hypercar

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Mercedes unveils F1-powered 1000+ HP hypercar

The car, unveiled at the International Motor Show in Germany by Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes chairman Dieter Zetsche, is capable of more than 217mph (350kph) and can accelerate to 124mph in “under six seconds”, half a second quicker than the Bugatti Chiron.

With F1 power units often lasting no longer than a handful of races, the power unit is limited to 11,000rpm for reliability and service reasons.

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