29 October, 2012

This Is No Weenie - Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive

Mercedes Benz's SLS AMG cars are awe-inspiring. And the latest to be part of this portfolio of cars is the green electric car - Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive. This new electric version of the SLS AMG made its debut at the recently concluded Paris Auto Show 2012. Ready to be launched in June'13, the battery version is beautiful just like the other SLS AMGs.

Some of the top features of this Electric Drive Mercedes Benz SLS AMG are:
  1. Top speed of 155 miles
  2. Acceleration: Zero to 100 kmph in 3.9 seconds
  3. 552 kW; maximum torque of 1000 Nm.
  4. Totally vibration-free engine
  5. Gullwing Model with a Carbon-fibre monocoque
  6. 3 different transmission modes: Comfort (C): comfortable; Sport (S): sporty; Sport plus (S+): sporty & agile
  7. Each wheel driven independently by 4 separate electric motors
  8. Excellent performing all-wheel drive
  9. Push-rod actuated coil overs (better support for the front axles)
  10. 60-kWh LI Battery
  11. Liquid Cooled Lithium Ion HV (High Voltage) Battery
  12. 20 Hrs Charge time
  13. Emission free
  14. Really startling, amazing blue colored body paint
  15. Very very good looking
  16. 2-seater coupe
  17. HUGE price tag

When it comes to Mercedes, the expectations are really high. With a long line of excellent models produced by the company, the new Electric Drive model is yet another car that tests the length and breath of auto technology.

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG "Electric Drive" is like undoubtedly going to be one of the most expensive EV with a sticker price of €416,500 in Germany or $535,660.

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