Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive
The timing was nothing if not amusing. No sooner had Audi let us drive its R8 e-tron electric supercar and proudly boasted of its lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, then arch-rival Mercedes-Benz stole it from under Audi's nose with its SLS AMG Electric Drive. The striking yellow Mercedes completed a lap of the famous "green hell" in just 7 minutes, 56.234 seconds--the first sub-8 minute lap for an electric production car, and the best part of a minute quicker than Audi's effort. If you compare the two on paper though, it's not hugely surprising. Potent though the Audi is with...
The Mercedes-Benz SLS Electric Drive Is "Mega" (Video)
Most people probably think of electric cars as an environmental solution, if the concept is to be pigeonholed. While that's certainly the case, what many people don't know is that electric vehicles can also be a lot of fun. Nowhere is this demonstrated better than the video you see above, as a...Antony Ingram