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Infiniti Project Black S is an electrified weapon

With F1-inspired tech wrapped around a 400-horsepower V6, this is one serious sports coupe.

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Based off the Q60 Red Sport 400 sports coupe, the Project Black S combines traditional road-car bones with Renault's Formula One technology.

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The result is a dual-hybrid powertrain and full drive- and brake-by-wire driving controls, not to mention a whole lot of carbon fiber.

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The Project Black S has a unique hybrid system that can not only capture energy during braking like other modern hybrids, it can also create electricity upon acceleration, just like an F1 race car.

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This is done by adding two generators on the gas engine's twin turbochargers. These generators harvest the heat created during acceleration.

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That energy is stored in a 4.4-kWh lithium-ion battery pack, housed where the rear seat seat would usually be located.

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As in F1 cars, the power is deployed in one of two ways.

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It helps to spool up those turbos quickly to reduce lag and can send power to the drivetrain -- up to 161 hp of it -- for that sweet, sweet instant electric torque.

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The base, gas-powered engine is a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6, putting out 400 horsepower.

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Power goes to the rear wheels through a seven-speed automatic transmission.

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