How Does it Work? Mercedes F1 Turbo Explained! (2/4)


In part two of the #Halfway2Impossible series, we discover the team at Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP) drew inspiration from jet engines, helicopter turbines and even trucks when designing the unique turbocharger configuration at the heart of the Mercedes-Benz F1 Power Unit.

In the quest for the unattainable ideal of perpetual motion, Silver Arrows Formula One engineers at HPP have managed to improve the thermal efficiency of the internal combustion engine two hundred times faster and further than all engineering endeavour in the preceding 140 years. Stay tuned for upcoming episode in this four part story of remarkable endeavour, as we seek #Halfway2Impossible.

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Duration 01:45
Posted Mar 3, 2016
Series Formula 1