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Super car SLS AMG becomes electric

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2010

SLS AMG E-CellAbout one year ago Mercedes-Benz management has declared that in the future is planned to begin release completely electric super car SLS AMG. And now appears first photos concept under name SLS AMG E-Cell. Certainly, while it only concept. However its chances to go in a batch production are very high.

Instead of gasoline engine V8 capacity of 571 h.p. on non-polluting super car stand four electromotors, each of which rotates the wheel. The general capacity of cursors makes 392 kw that are equivalent 526 h.p. According to representatives of a Mercedes-Benz, thanks to a huge twisting moment which is accessible from the bottoms, SLS AMG E-Cell speed up to 100 km/h onlyl for 4,0 sec (the petrol car carries out this exercise for 3,8 sec).

Certainly, engineers had to bring many changes in a design of a coupe. The suspender, steering and brakes has undergone to modernisation. And accumulators has been decided to place not only in front on a place of a traditional cursor, but also in a luggage compartment and even in transmission tunnel! A little another became also an aerodynamic weather-cloth of model.

Besides, at electric super car is not present habitual box of a gear shift. Instead of it there are only three keys: forward, back and a parking.

If tests SLS AMG E-Cell pass successfully manufacture of this model will begin in 2013. Only limited party non-polluting super car will be However, exhausted. The main competitor SLS AMG E-Cell is known also – company Audi plans to present in 2012 electric super car on the basis of model R8 which will receive the name e-tron. However it is not known yet, what power-plant will be received by the serial version of this model. We will remind that the premiere concept e-tron has passed in September of last year on a motor show in Frankfurt. Electric super car was at this exhibition one of the most interesting exhibits. Still, after all this car is set in motion by four electric motors (on one on each wheel) which eat from the litievo-ionic accumulator battery located behind seats and having liquid Cooling. Total capacity of motors in peak reaches 313 horsepowers, and the size of the maximum twisting moment and is at all magnificent. Already from zero "turns" cursors in the sum give out 4500 Nm.

SLS AMG E-Cell

SLS AMG E-Cell

SLS AMG E-Cell

SLS AMG E-Cell

SLS AMG E-Cell

SLS AMG E-Cell

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