X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Mercedes-Benz Shows off All Electric Version of the SLS AMG Coupe

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

All you need to say is the name SLS AMG Coupe to fans of supercars to conjure images of gull wing doors and an epic exhaust note from a massive V8 engine. Now, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new version of the SLS AMG Coupe that ditches that V8 engine in favor of an all-electric powertrain. This is the new Mercedes-Benz electric supercar.

mb_sls_amg_a

The new car is called the SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive and is powered by a quartet of electric motors. Each wheel gets its own motor and the motors combined to produce 740 HP and 737 pound-feet of torque. The electric-powered car is able to hit 62 mph in 3.9 seconds. That’s only a tick behind the gasoline-powered version of the car.

mb_sls_amg_2

The vehicle also uses a KERS system developed from the Mercedes-AMG Formula One team. Using a standard outlet the car would need 20 hours to recharge fully. A quick charger is available that will fully recharge the battery packs in just three hours. When the car launches it will cost approximately $537,930(USD) – about $300,000 more than its gas-powered older brother.

[via Autoblog]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Evolution of Meme Music

Evolution of Meme Music

Lever Gear CLiP Multi Tool

Lever Gear CLiP Multi Tool

Sweet Child O’ Funk

Sweet Child O’ Funk

Advertisement
Bloodhound SSC Land Speed Record Attempt Date Slated for 2019

Bloodhound SSC Land Speed Record Attempt Date Slated for 2019

BMW 8 Series Coupe’s V8 Sounds Off

BMW 8 Series Coupe’s V8 Sounds Off

1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake Continuation Cars Revive the ’60s

1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake Continuation Cars Revive the ’60s