Three and a half years after making its debut, the Mercedes-AMG Formula One Power Unit has now achieved a conversion efficiency of more than 50% during dyno testing in Brixworth.
In other words, it now produces more power than waste energy – a remarkable milestone for any Hybrid, let alone a flat-out racing engine.
Owen Jones, Head of Performance & Controls at Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains, explains how it works…
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