About a year ago, 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz reported its plans to develop a fully electric version of the supercar SLS AMG. Now, the German automaker unveiled the prototype car called “SLS AMG E-Cell”.
Engineers from Stuttgart to develop a model E-Cell to replace the standard 6.3-liter gasoline engine V8 SLS AMG four electric motors that actually makes the car all-wheel drive.
Electric motors have a total power of 392 kilowatts, attain to the level 526 horsepower. On single-speed wheel drive power is transmitted to the transmission.
2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz assumes that with zero-emission model SLS AMG can accelerate from zero to 100 km / h in about 4.0 seconds.
Electricity voltage of 400 volts supplied from the high-voltage lithium-ion batteries with liquid cooling, which can be recharged during braking. Battery packs are arranged in the front, in the center tunnel and at the rear. 2018-2019 Mercedes claims that this decision two advantages – a low center of gravity and balanced weight distribution.
According to the company, the installation of the drive components do not require any changes to the frame of the standard model of 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG.
There are some significant changes in the exterior and interior of the SLS AMG E-Cell. In addition to the bright colors on the model established a unique apron, color finish grille, vents, mirrors, dark colored wheels and a new rear diffuser without openings for the exhaust pipes.
Inside the changes have affected the dashboard that displays speed and charge the batteries, as well as new touch-screen with a navigation function. The steering wheel, seats, door trim and center console of the black and white combination of leather and Alcantara.
When the 2018-2019 Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell will go into production, it has not been revealed, but presumably limited release in early .