Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG News

  • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell

    It was a Mercedes-Benz icon before it became a performance flagship. Now it's a messenger for the future: the gullwing's going electric. The SLS AMG Electric Drive electric car is closing in on series production, converting the octane-addicted supercar to fit a greener vision of the future. We've told you before how we're green with envy over the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive--the all-electric version of Benz' fabulous gullwing sportscar. Now we've had a brief drive in the South of France, at Circuit Paul Ricard, to confirm that it's the real thing--though Mercedes is still coy about...

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    All-Electric Mercedes-Benz SLS E-Cell Gets Closer To Launch

    For those of you who like fast, expensive, all-electric sports cars, next year will be big. The Audi R8 e-tron will launch first, but it will soon be followed by the Mercedes-Benz SLS E-Cell, the all-electric conversion of its expensive gull-wing sports coupe. Now, Motor Authority has some spy...

  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster in final test stage
    Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster: Pure Poetry In Motion In Pre-Debut Reveal

    If you never saw or heard of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG then you have missed out on a piece of automotive design that reminds us that not all cars have to be practical or void of exterior beauty. Oh and the 563 hp under the hood doesn’t hurt the package either. However, for the true sports car...

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    2011 Detroit Auto Show: Sexy Electric Mercedes SLS AMG Due 2013

    If the shots we showed you last year of Mercedes-Benz’s electric offering on the now iconic SLS AMG super-car were enough to get your juices flowing, you’ll be pleased to know that Mercedes announced yesterday at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show that the all-electric SLS AMG E-Cell will be...

  • 2011 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell battery electric vehicle (Europe only)
    Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell: Full Details on Electric Hatchback for Europe

    Joining the electric-vehicle party, Mercedes-Benz has released final details of its first mass-produced all-electric car, which will start coming down the line in October at its plant in Rastatt, Germany. Its formal debut will be at the 2010 Paris Motor Show later this month. Don't get your hopes...

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    Yellow Is The New Green As Mercedes Bares All With SLS AMG E-Cell

    Remember the bright yellow Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell prototype we wrote about back in June? Equipped with a four-motor, all-wheel-drive system the SLS AMG E-Cell is capable of putting out more than 525 horsepower onto the road and packs electric supercar performance into the iconic gullwing body. As...

  • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell electric vehicle (image via Auto Bild)

    Until now the words electric, car and Mercedes have had an uncomfortable union. While Mercedes' cheapest car, the diminutive Smart ForTwo, has an electric version, its 62.5 mph top speed is hardly enough to get car buyers excited about converting to electric. But Mercedes super-sexy, bright yellow, Gullwing SLS AMG E-Cell may just change that. As our own Nelson Ireson has already said, we've known that Mercedes have been working on an electric SLS AMG since it was announced at the 2009 Frankfurt motor show. Germany's Autobild.de site was lucky enough to be given some time with the prototype...

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    Rumor Confirmed: Mercedes-Benz To Produce Electric SLS AMG Supercar

    Less than a week after it was first reported, Mercedes-Benz has confirmed its intentions to build an electric version of the SLS AMG Supercar. The all-wheel-drive green dream machine will pack 526 horsepower and 649 pound feet of torque. Power will be stored in a 400-volt liquid cooled...

  • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Supercar?
    Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Supercar Going Electric (Without Tesla)

    The Mercedes-Benz AMG division has historically been about ungodly power and torque, space shuttle-like acceleration and street legal race car performance. Each AMG engine is hand built by one engineer from start to finish. With so much emphasis on making cars fast and exclusive, fuel economy has...

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