Mercedes SLS hold a new record for electric cars
All-wheel drive electric supercar Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive went the Nurburgring Nordschleife track in a record time for electric vehicles - 7:56.234.
Almost a year ago, the 308-horsepower supercar Audi R8 e-tron, raced the Nurburgring Nordschleife track in 8 minutes and 9.099 seconds, was the fastest electric vehicle in “Green Hell”. No, it was not because the project was broken and as a result, Audi produced only ten prototypes. However, this is not so important, because the other day the North loop presented a new “electric star” – Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive, raced the “loop” in just 7:56.234.
Less than eight minutes ... It is fast. However, everything is relative. For example, a nearly two-ton five-door lift-back Porsche Panamera Turbo driven by the legendary Walter Rohrl raced in 7:56 but it was much less powerful (500 hp. and 700-770 Nm vs. 751 hp. and 1000 Nm of SLS ED). A rear-drive 560-horsepower sports sedan BMW M5 (F10) raced in 7:55, and a gasoline Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, which is lighter than ED by half a ton goes the track in 7 minutes and 40 seconds. Nevertheless, it is not justly according to SLS ED, though, because the maximum speed of the electric vehicle is limited to 250 km/h, which seriously intervenes on the two-kilometer homestretch Dettinger Hohe. Who knows what result SLS ED would show without limiting?
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive - Driving Footage
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