Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style

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  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    Mercedes has released a short, cryptic video to remind us that it built an electric supercar way back in the early 2010s
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    That car was the Mercedes SLS AMG Electric Drive
    And it was very impressive for the time
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    It featured a 60 kWh battery pack
    And could go up to 150 miles on a single charge, which doesn’t sound like a lot, but wasn’t bad for the time.
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    The SLS AMG Electric Drive had four electric motors
    There was a pair on the front axle and a pair on the rear, and both sets were controlled by their own transmission
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    Despite the motors being paired
    Torque could still be distributed to each wheel individually as needed
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    Total System output was an impressive 740 HP and 738 LB-FT of torque
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    This kind of power in an old Mercedes SLS
    Meant you could get to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds, 0.5 seconds faster than the Tesla Model S at the time.
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    Charging the battery took a whopping 20 hours
    Unless you had Mercedes’ special wall box that would charge it in just 3 hours.
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    Mercedes planned to build and sell 100 examples of the SLS Electric Drive
    But a recent, undisputed listing there were just a total of 9 production cars built
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    Pricing would have been more than $500,000 in today’s money
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    Which is more than the current AMG GT Black Series, and could explain the poor sales performance.
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    In the short video Mercedes Just released, though
    The company is hinting towards its future
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    “This is our legacy. Imagine our future #areyouAMGready”
    Hinting further at an AMG electric sports car
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    After seeing this SLS Electric Drive test mule
    We’re pretty sure AMG is planning an AMG GT EV
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    But we also know that the Mercedes EQS you see here
    Is expected to get an AMG workover too
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    Regardless, AMG seems prepared for the electric future
    And that’s a very good thing
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
    Swipe up to see AMG’s latest teaser video or to learn more about the SLS AMG electric Drive!
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
  • Mercedes-AMG Teases Its Future By Looking to Its Past In Style
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