The Mercedes-AMG hypercar will require a full service at 31,000 miles
When shopping for your next Mercedes-AMG hypercar, you might want to opt for theextended warranty
, or at the very least inquire about regular maintenance costs.AMG
boss Tobias Moerstold Motor 1
that the F1-derived turbocharged V6 will require a significant overhaul after about 31,000 miles. While that may not seem like a lot of miles, the new AMG is a multi-million dollar carrumored
to make in excess of 1,000 horsepower, so you can't expectToyota
Camry-like maintenance intervals.
The 1.6-liter turbochargedhybrid
V6 that's rumored to power the 300new cars
is derived from the championship winning Formula One engine, though revs would be limited to a measly 11,000 rpm. Expect electric motors to power at least the front wheels, meaning the 0-60 mph time should be ridiculously quick. We won't see the car until theFrankfurt Motor Show
, but expect more hype and teasers in the meantime.
Most of these multi-million dollar hypercars (like thePorsche
Chiron) won't touch 10,000 miles, much less 31,000. AMG has to know that going in, which is why it focused more on performance and less on maintenance costs. Also, if you've got a few million to blow on a car, you can afford to have trained techs maintain it.Related Video:
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March 13, 2017 at 05:52AM
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