The Electric Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell Presented at 2011 Detroit Auto Show

January 12th, 2011 by GreenDan Leave a reply »

Visitors of the 2011 Detroit Auto Show were able to see the new creation of Mercedes-Benz – the SLS AMG E-Cell.

Wearing a matte-yellow color, the supercar features 4 synchronous electric motors able to generate 525 horsepower.

The vehicle’s motors a located close to each wheel, thus the company managed to protect the handling prowess of the car.

There’s information that the SLS AMG E-Cell can show acceleration from 0 to 60mph in 3.7 seconds.

Power is stored on lithium-ion batteries. In addition, the car is equipped with regenerative braking.

It would also be interesting to note that the car uses a temperature management system for the battery array to ensure the best environment for the charging process.

Currently the company did not offer any additional information like the time required for its new supercar to charge.

[via AutoBlog]


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