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Mercedes-Benz and smart at the Mondial de l’Automobile 2012 in Paris: ”Electric Drive” for all eventualities: three world premieres in Paris

Electric cars from Mercedes-Benz and smart are already covering the entire spectrum of individual mobility. This is underscored by the three new battery-electric drive vehicles celebrating their premieres at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. Continue reading Mercedes-Benz and smart at the Mondial de l’Automobile 2012 in Paris: ”Electric Drive” for all eventualities: three world premieres in Paris

Paris Motor Show 2012: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive: Electrifying – the world’s most powerful electric super sports car

With the new SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive, Mercedes-AMG is entering a new era: the locally emission-free super sports car featuring advanced technology from the world of Formula 1 is the most exclusive and dynamic way in which to drive an electric car. The most powerful AMG high-performance vehicle of all time has four electric motors producing a total output of 552 kW and a maximum torque of 1000 Nm. As a result, the gullwing model has become the world’s fastest electrically-powered series production vehicle: the SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds. Continue reading Paris Motor Show 2012: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive: Electrifying – the world’s most powerful electric super sports car

Paris Motor Show 2012: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Roadster: Enhanced driving dynamics

The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT boasts enhanced driving dynamics and even better race track performance. With a maximum output of 435 kW (591 hp), the optimised AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission and the redeveloped AMG RIDE CONTROL Performance suspension, the SLS AMG GT – which is available both as a Coupé and a Roadster – has raised the bar even higher. As a further highlight, the new high-quality AMG designo Exclusive STYLE leather is now also available as an optional extra for all SLS AMG models. According to Tobias Moers, Board Member and Head of Overall Vehicle Development for Mercedes-AMG GmbH: “The new SLS AMG GT demonstrates the sort of potential which lies in AMG’s super sports cars. With its even higher levels of performance, the SLS AMG GT excites out on the race track in particular by providing an emotionally enjoyable and passionate driving experience.” Continue reading Paris Motor Show 2012: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Roadster: Enhanced driving dynamics

Paris Motor Show 2012: Mercedes-Benz Concept B-Class Electric Drive: The electric Mercedes in the compact segment

A variant running on battery power alone is to be added to Mercedes-Benz’s range of compact cars in 2014. Mercedes-Benz will be offering an initial preview of the electric future for the B-Class at the 2012 Paris Motor Show in the guise of the Concept B-Class Electric Drive. Continue reading Paris Motor Show 2012: Mercedes-Benz Concept B-Class Electric Drive: The electric Mercedes in the compact segment

Paris Motor Show 2012: Mercedes-Benz B 200 Natural Gas Drive: Saving the environment and your wallet

With 16 percent less CO2 emissions, significantly cleaner exhaust gases than petrol or diesel fuel and around 50 percent lower fuel costs than a comparable petrol model, the new Mercedes B 200 Natural Gas Drive featuring, as its name suggests, a natural gas drive, has a lot to recommend it. The latest model in the successful B-Class family is due to make its public debut at the Paris Motor Show. Continue reading Paris Motor Show 2012: Mercedes-Benz B 200 Natural Gas Drive: Saving the environment and your wallet