The SLS AMG Electric Drive is electronically limited to 155mph
It set a lap time of 7m 56.234sec around the Nürburgring
0-62mph is dispatched in 3.9sec
Its range is claimed to be in the region of 155 miles
The SLS clocked a time of 7m 56.234sec around the 12.16-mile track, becoming the first production electric car to lap it in under eight minutes. The Audi R8 e-tron’s record, set last July, was 8m 9.099sec.
The 2110kg SLS has four individual synchronous electric motors, each developing 185bhp and 184lb ft of torque for an overall 740bhp and 737 lb ft of torque.
It costs around £300,000 plus taxes, and the Mercedes will only be offered in left-hand drive.