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by Jim Davis | 23 February 2013

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Mercedes AMG the latest Tron inspired of the SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive, inspiration for those having working through this dreary Friday.  Once watched the video, skip to the photo gallery for a complete of the car from every angle.

show at the Paris Motor Mercedes presented the public the all-electric SLS setting the stage to the fastest production electric in the world.

When designing the SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive, AMG took a few styling tips the F1 racing world. In addition to the and drivetrain that uses F1 AMG designers also adopted the rule of beginning with the the engineering and working their way

In this case, the electric is the focus of the SLS AMG.Acting as the car#8217;s the battery is located within a monocoque, around that is the spaceframe body. Keeping the of gravity low, the battery is near to the ground and spread the length of the car to keep the weight distributed.

Press Release

The key at a glance:

SLS AMG Coupé Electric

Max. output 552 kW

Torque Nm

0 – 100 km/h 3.9 s

Range 250 km (according to combined)

Battery energy 60 kWh

Battery voltage 400 volts

The emission-free super sports car advanced technology from the of Formula 1 and is the most exclusive and way in which to drive an electric The most powerful AMG high-performance of all time, the SLS AMG Coupe Electic has four electric motors a total output of 552 kW and a maximum of 1000 Nm, resulting in a 0-62 mph in 3.9 seconds. The cost for the SLS AMG Coupe and its one of a electric drive, 416,500 ($538,326 based on 9/28/12), gas prices hitting nearly a gallon in California this the savings will pile up quickly.

Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe Drive

A new dimension of driving – a convincing synonym for the AMG brand are the outstanding driving dynamics come courtesy of AMG Torque as well as torque distribution to wheels, which is made by means of wheel-selective all-wheel The most #8220;electrifying#8221; gullwing ever has been developed by Mercedes-AMG GmbH.

The high-voltage for the SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive is the of cooperation between Mercedes-AMG and AMG High Performance Powertrains in (GB). This is an area in the British Formula 1 experts able to contribute their know-how with KERS concepts.

#8220;The SLS AMG Coupé Electric is setting new standards for cars electric drives. As the most gullwing model ever, it is representative of the enduring innovational of Mercedes-AMG. Our vision of the most electric vehicle has become a

With the help of our colleagues at AMG High Performance Powertrains in we are bringing exciting advanced from the world of Formula 1 to the according to Ola Källenius, Chairman of the of Management of Mercedes-AMG GmbH.

visionary, electrifying: the powerful and emission-free super sports car electric drive also the development competence of Mercedes-AMG With this innovative and drive solution, AMG – as the performance of Mercedes-Benz – is demonstrating its technological in this segment. The SLS AMG Coupé Drive is aimed at technology-minded sports car fans who are open to new and enthusiastic about ambitious solutions for the future of motoring.

SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive

thrust thanks to 1000 Nm of

The pioneering drive package in the SLS AMG Electric Drive is impressive and a completely innovative and electrifying experience: enormous thrust courtesy of four synchronous motors providing a combined output of 552 kW and maximum torque of Nm. The very special gullwing accelerates from zero to 100 in 3.9 seconds, and can reach a top speed of 250 (electronically limited).

The agile to accelerator pedal input and the power output provide excitement: unlike with a engine, the build-up of torque is with electric motors – torque is effectively available a standstill. The spontaneous build-up of and the forceful power delivery any interruption of tractive power are with completely vibration-free running characteristics.

The four permanent-magnet synchronous electric each weighing 45 kg, achieve a individual speed of 13,000 rpm and in case drive the 4 wheels via a axially-arranged transmission design. enables the unique distribution of to individual wheels, which normally only be possible wheel hub motors which the disadvantage of generating considerable masses.

Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe Drive

Typical AMG: the of the 21st century

Powerful, dynamic, emotional and authentic: the sound of the SLS AMG Coupé Electric embodies the sound of the 21st After an elaborate series of as well as numerous test the AMG experts have created a which captures the exceptional of this unique super car with electric drive.

with a characteristic start-up which rings out on pressing the button on the AMG DRIVE UNIT, the can experience a tailor-made driving for each driving situation: dynamic when accelerating, when cruising and as equally during recuperation. The sound is not dependent on road speed, speed and load conditions, but reflects the driving situation and the operating state with a driving noise.

Perfect feedback for the driver is thanks to a combination of the composed the use of the vehicle#8217;s existing inherent and the elimination of background noise – is referred to by the experts as #8220;sound The impressive sound comes of the standard sound system eleven loudspeakers.

Advanced 1 technology: high-voltage lithium-ion

Battery efficiency, performance and in all three areas Mercedes-AMG is new standards. The high-voltage battery in the SLS AMG Electric Drive boasts an content of 60 kWh, an electric potential of 600 kW and weighs 548 kg – all of which are best values in the automotive The liquid-cooled lithium-ion high-voltage features a modular design and a voltage of 400 V.

Advanced technology and from the world of Formula 1 been called on during the development and production stages: the is the first result of the cooperation Mercedes-AMG GmbH in Affalterbach and AMG High Performance Powertrains Headquartered in Brixworth in England, the has been working closely Mercedes-AMG for a number of years.

F1 experts have benefited its extensive expertise with the hybrid concept, which its debut in the 2009 Formula 1 At the Hungarian Grand Prix in Lewis Hamilton achieved the historic victory for a Formula 1 featuring KERS hybrid in the form of the Mercedes-Benz KER System. AMG High Performance Powertrains the Formula 1 teams MERCEDES AMG Vodafone McLaren Mercedes and Force India with V8 engines and the KERS.

The high-voltage consists of 12 modules each 72 lithium-ion cells. This arrangement of a total of 864 cells has not only in terms of best use of the space, but also in terms of One technical feature is the intelligent circuit of the individual battery – this helps to maximise the reliability and service life of the

As in Formula 1, the battery is charged by of targeted recuperation during whilst the car is being driven.

control as well as effective of all components

A high-performance electronic system converts the direct from the high-voltage battery the three-phase alternating current is required for the synchronous motors and the energy flow for all operating Two low-temperature cooling circuits that the four electric and the power electronics are maintained at an operating temperature. A separate circuit is responsible for cooling the lithium-ion battery.

In low external the battery is quickly brought up to operating temperature with the aid of an heating element. In extremely external temperatures, the cooling for the battery can be additionally boosted the aid of the air conditioning. This also to preserve the overall service of the battery system.

Quick charge function via wall box

Ideally the SLS AMG Coupé Drive is charged with the aid of a wall box. Installed in a garage, this technology a 22 kW quick-charge function, which is the as the charging performance available at a charging station. A high-voltage cable is used to connect the to the wall box, and enables to take place in around hours. Without the wall charging takes around 20

The wall box is provided as an optional from Mercedes-AMG in cooperation SPX and KEBA, two suppliers of innovative charging infrastructures for the automotive

Eight-stage design for maximum

To ensure maximum safety, the SLS AMG Electric Drive makes use of an safety design. This the following features:

1. all high-voltage are colour-coded in orange to prevent

2. comprehensive contact protection for the high-voltage system

3. the lithium-ion is liquid-cooled and accommodated in a high-strength housing within the carbon-fibre cell

4. conductive separation of the and low-voltage networks within the and integration of an interlock switch

5. and passive discharging of the high-voltage when the ignition is switched to

6. in the event of an accident, the high-voltage is switched off within fractions of a

7. continuous monitoring of the high-voltage for short circuits with compensation and insulation monitors

8. monitoring function for the all-wheel system with torque for individual wheels, via several units using a variety of

By using this design, ensures maximum safety production of the vehicle and also maintenance and repair work. Of the SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive meets all of the statutory and internal crash test requirements.

drive with AMG Torque enables new levels of freedom

motors, four wheels – the and permanent all-wheel drive of the SLS AMG Electric Drive guarantees dynamics at the highest level, at the same time providing the possible active safety. traction of the four driven is therefore ensured, whatever the conditions.

According to the developers, the #8220;Torque Dynamics#8221; refers to control of the electric motors, which enables completely new of freedom to be achieved. The AMG Torque feature is permanently active and for selective distribution of forces for individual wheel. The intelligent of drive torque greatly driving dynamics, handling, safety and ride comfort. individual wheel can be both driven and electrically braked, on the driving conditions, thus to:

optimise the vehicle#8217;s cornering

reduce the tendency to oversteer/understeer

the yaw damping of the basic vehicle

the steering effort and steering required

increase traction

and ESP® and ASR intervention

The AMG Torque feature boasts a great of variability and individuality by offering different transmission modes:

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(C): comfortable, forgiving characteristics

Sport (S): balanced driving characteristics

plus (S+): sporty, driving characteristics

AMG Torque enables optimum use of the adhesion between the tyres and the road in all driving conditions. The technology maximum levels of freedom and as optimum use of the critical limits of the driving dynamics. Outstanding safety is always assured to the two-stage Electronic Stability ESP®.

#8220;AMG Lightweight design strategy

The trailblazing shell structure of the SLS AMG Coupé Drive is part of the ambitious Lightweight Performance#8221; design The battery is located within a monocoque which forms an part of the gullwing model and as its #8220;spine#8221;. The monocoque housing is bolted and bonded to the aluminium body.

The fibre composite have their roots in the of Formula 1, among other The advantages of CFRP (carbon-fibre plastic) were exploited by the engineers in the design of the monocoque. include their high which makes it possible to extremely rigid structures in of torsion and bending, excellent performance and low weight.

Carbon-fibre are up to 50 percent lighter than steel ones, yet retain the level of stability. Compared aluminium, the weight saving is around 30 percent, while the is considerably thinner. The weight achieved through the carbon-fibre monocoque are reflected in the agility of the SLS AMG Electric Drive and, in with the wheel-selective four-wheel system, ensure true enjoyment.

The carbon-fibre battery is, in addition, conceived as a #8220;zero cell#8221; in order to meet the highest expectations in terms of safety. It protects the battery inside the vehicle from or damage in the event of a crash.

The for CFRP construction is provided by carbon fibres, ten times than a human hair. A of this innovative fibre from here to the moon weigh a mere 25 grams. 1000 and 24,000 of these are used to form individual

Machines then weave and sew into fibre mats layers thick, which can be into three-dimensional shapes. injected with liquid resin, this hardens to the desired structure its final and stability.

Optimum weight distribution and low of gravity

The purely electric system was factored into the as early as the concept phase the super sports car was being It is ideally packaged for the integration of the zero-emission technology: by way of example, the electric motors and the two transmissions can be as close to the four wheels as and very low down in the vehicle. The applies to the modular high-voltage

Advantages of this solution the vehicle#8217;s low centre of gravity and weight distribution – ideal for optimum handling, which the gullwing model shares its petrol-driven sister model.

New axle design with damper struts

The additional drive called for a newly front axle: unlike the production vehicle with AMG V8 which has a double wishbone the SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive an independent multi-link suspension pushrod damper struts. is because the vertically-arranged damper had to make way for the additional drive

As is usual in a wide variety of vehicles, horizontal damper are now used, which are operated via push rods and transfer Thanks to this sophisticated design, which has already tried and tested in the world of the agility and driving dynamics of the SLS AMG Electric Drive attain the high levels as the V8 variant. distinguishing feature is the speed-sensitive steering with rack-and-pinion gear: the power assistance is electrohydraulically rather than hydraulically.

AMG ceramic composite for perfect deceleration

The SLS AMG Coupé Drive is slowed with the aid of AMG ceramic composite brakes, boast direct brake a precise actuation point and fade resistance, even in operating conditions. The over-sized – measuring 402 x 39 mm at the front and 360 x 32 mm at the rear – are of carbon fibre-strengthened ceramic, an integral design all round and are to an aluminium bowl in a radially arrangement.

The ceramic brake are 40 percent lighter in weight the conventional, grey cast brake discs. The reduction in masses not only improves dynamics and agility, but also comfort and tyre grip. The rotating masses at the front also ensure a more steering response – which is noticeable when taking bends at high speed.

high-quality design and appointments

the multi-award-winning design of the SLS AMG is combined a number of specific features are exclusive to the Electric Drive The front apron has a striking CFRP front splitter generates downforce on the front The radiator grille and adjacent air adorn special areas in the vehicle colour and with honeycomb-shaped openings.

They are not only a visual but, thanks to their optimised design, also air flow over the cooling mounted behind them. headlamps also impart a of independence to the front section. from the side, the #8220;Electric lettering stands out on the vehicle as do the AMG 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels their specific paint

The SLS AMG Electric Drive comes as with 265/35 R 19 tyres on the and 295/30 R 20 tyres on the rear. The look is rounded off to dynamic by the new diffuser-look rear apron, and the rear lamps. One feature exclusively for the SLS AMG Coupé Electric is the #8220;AMG electricbeam magno#8221; paint finish.

A choice of other colours is available at no cost.

When the exterior AMG electricbeam magno is chosen, the sporty interior makes use of body colour for the contrasting – the stitching co-ordinates perfectly designo black Exclusive appointments. AMG sports seats and carbon-fibre trim elements in the underscore the exclusive and dynamic of what is currently the fastest car. Behind the new AMG Performance wheel there is a newly AMG instrument cluster: instead of a rev there is a power display information on the power requirements, status, transmission modes and charge.

AMG Performance Media as

The AMG DRIVE UNIT comprises the rotary switch for selecting the transmission modes of #8220;C#8221; Efficiency), #8220;S#8221; (Sport) and (Sport plus), which the can use to specify different performance from the electric motors, in turn also changes the top and accelerator pedal response. the buttons for #8220;power#8221; and #8220;ESP there are also buttons for AMG Dynamics and AMG Setup.

In addition to exterior mirrors, AMG carbon-fibre compartment cover, COMAND Media Interface, Blind Assist and reversing camera, the equipment also includes the AMG Media system. Besides high-speed mobile internet the system provides information on performance, lateral and longitudinal tyre pressure, vehicle and lap times, as well displaying a of additional information such as:

energy flow

battery status

burrent range

AMG Dynamics

temperatures of the battery and

energy consumption kWh/100 km

The SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive be celebrating its market launch in The price in Germany (incl. 19% will be:

SLS AMG Coupé Electric 416,500 euros

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