Electric Mercedes B Class ( Solar Thermal Magazine ) The all new Mercedes B Class offers an all electric drive the produces 177 hp and torque of 251 lb-fts. This allows for an acceleration of 0 to 60 mph in 7.9 seconds. Not mind blowingly fast but it is done in a super efficient and classy way.
Mercedes has benefitted from its time in partnership with Tesla Motors for battery technology and know that the relationship is over maybe they will take electric car technology to a whole new level.
Who would have thought a few years ago there Mercedes would produce an electric only production car. The price tag starts at $41,5oo US well below a Tesla Model S.
Enjoy the dream.
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