Video: 740 Horsepower Mercedes SLS AMG Electric Drive Laps Ascari Circuit

Electric vehicles have come a long way in a short time, and automakers are quickly realizing that there is a well-to-do market for zero emissions performance cars. The 740 horsepower, $537,000 Mercedes SLS AMG Electric Drive is among the vanguard of electric supercars, and now there is footage is this quiet riot racing through the Ascari Circuit.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive Makes Official, Expensive Debut

One of the most exciting cars in the electric vehicle world has been the Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell concept. Well the official version will be called the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive, and it retains the crazy horsepower, pure-electric power, and insane speeds of the concept.

And you can only buy it if you live in Europe and can afford to shell out $434,000. That ain’t cheap!

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Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive Offers No Compromise On Range, Room

Are EVs the future? Most automakers have their doubts, but that hasn’t stopped them from building electric cars that they hope people will buy. Mercedes is revealing its latest electric concept car, the Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive. The most interesting feature of this Mercedes? A new battery structure that allows for the same amount of interior space as a conventional B-class.

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2014 Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell Caught Testing, Coming Soon

The Mercedes SLS is the car dreams are made of, with its gullwing doors and gas-guzzling 563 horsepower V8 engine. Yet even one of the fastest cars in the luxury automaker’s lineup stands to get a green makeover. Next year, the 2014 Mercedes SLR AMG E-Cell is set to hit dealerships, and spy shots reveal that the final product seems close to being finished.

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