2013 Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive | car review @ Top Speed

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe


year: 2013 Mercedes Model: SLS-Class Battery with 4 Electric Horsepower @ RPM: 740 Top Speed: 155 mph time: 3.9 sec.


We knew it was coming, but we just had no if it would be nearly as good as we hoping for. We are talking the Mercedes-Benz SLS MG Coupe Electric As rumors swirled around model, horsepower and torque swelled to the point of sounding borderline “White Whale” Well, here we are at the beginning of the Auto Show and Mercedes has no time unveiling this EV to the world.

To say that the SLS AMG is a bad-ass car in would be putting it lightly. The model and its 563-horsepower, 479-pound-feet V-8 engine is face-ripping awesomeness in a body. To think that the model could be as good as or better than this nugget of Benz beauty is unfathomable, but looking at the basic of the car that Mercedes just to us, it just may be a possibility.

UPDATE . Mercedes has unveiled a cool video for their latest SLS AMG Electric Drive — a car equipped with Formula 1 It produces no local emissions and electro-mobility in its most exclusive Enjoy!

UPDATE 02/25/13: A new promo of the SLS AMG Electric Drive has been Check out the Tron-inspired theme of the ad; cool, if you ask us!

Click past the to find out more about the SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive and to see if it is as as its gasoline-powered sibling.



At first glance, the SLS AMG Electric Drive looks similar to its gasoline-powered relative, but on examination, there are some differences. The most obvious come up front where the has a more aggressive look. The is also a dead giveaway this isn’t your SLS AMG. The grille and its flanking air don the same color as the rest of the and as opposed to being open; feature what Mercedes-Benz “bionic honeycomb.”

This honeycomb not only adds a look to the SLS, but it also much-needed airflow to the modules under the SLS AMG’s hood. You also find that added a little extra to the SLS AMG’s headlights, by slightly them, giving the lights a look.

As you make your way down the of the SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive, find that just the front brake heat lay “Electric Drive” emblems, passersby know that you are Eco-friendly and mean business at the time. Also noticeable the sides are the four light-allow, wheels wrapped in performance

On the outside, you get the choice of six colors at no cost. The most stunning is, of course, the Electric Drive-exclusive electricbeam magno” matte – the sharp blue color in the images. If this is a little too of a color, you can opt for one of the more commonly colors.

On the back end, you notice another difference the gasoline model and this version. The rear end appears to be than the gasoline model. is a visual effect created by the rear spoiler and diffuser; the shape of the backside is the same the models.

The SLS AMG Electric Drive’s shell is the result of the “AMG performance” design initiative. mounted the sensitive lithium ion pack in its own carbon-fiber monocoque also makes up the spins of the The monocoque is bolts and bonded to an space frame for added This monocoque system about 50 percent less an equivalent steel unit and 30 less than an equal unit, but it is as strong as or stronger both.

In all, just the body and itself is a work of art. It is a balance of lightening and strengthening, and spared no expense in developing it.

On the inside, you have your luxury-laden Mercedes-Benz interior. the details are not completely known, we can that the entire interior is in luxurious leather and boasts contrasting stitching. Splashed the interior are small smatterings of like on the steering wheel air vents, center console and gauge cluster.

The center is a little cluttered, but honestly not too bad for an vehicle. The steering wheel a flat top and bottom, and what to be the most perfect grip manufacturer. Just looking at it you know that this car is to be driven.

You also get AMG sports seats to you firmly planted through the and carbon-fiber highlights throughout the The AMG instrument gauges behind the steering wheel are all new, and in the of the now unnecessary tachometer is a gauge lets you know how much the car needs, its recuperation level, mode, and battery charge.

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe

On the side, you get AMG’s Performance system, which connects to high-speed internet, and provides you important performance data, lateral and longitudinal acceleration, pressure, vehicle setup, lap vehicle energy flow, charge status, current AMG Torque Dynamics, battery and temperature, and energy consumption.

we said, we haven’t gotten last bit of info on the interior as we are certain there are plenty of to pick from. We’ll to add these options as Mercedes-Benz us know about them.

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Now for the really fun part; the that makes the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive tick. The in the SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive 60 kWh of energy and has a potential energy of 600 kW. pumps a total of 400 volts the entire vehicle and into electric motors – one at each

These electric motors are set in at each axle with a running each pair. they are run in pair, each can be individually adjusted on the fly to optimize handling, and acceleration. The total of the four motors is a whopping 740 and the torque comes in at a stout Nm (737 pound-feet).

The drivetrain is enough to get this SLS AMG Coupe to 100 (62 mph) in only 3.9 seconds, it only 0.2 seconds slower its gasoline brethren and 0.5 seconds than the Tesla Model S. To this ultra-high-performance EV has a total of 155 miles, making it one of the longest-range EVs on the

When it is time for a recharge, gives you two charging options. You can opt for the charging system, which into a household plug and 20 hours to get a full charge. For an cost, Mercedes-Benz will you their wall charger, charges the battery in just 3

With the four-motor all-wheel-drive that this model Mercedes also gives you the benefit of AMG Torque Dynamics. system actively distributes force and braking to each to optimize stability.

There are three different of AMG Torque Dynamics: Comfort, and Sport plus. As you progress each setting, the aggressiveness of the AMG Dynamics system becomes leading to a loss of comfort, but an in handling and responsiveness.

In a nutshell, motor and drivetrain setup is awesome. Nothing can even with it.

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe
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