Written by John Meadowcroft ▼ on 27th September 2012 Tweet Who is John Meadowcroft ? John Meadowcroft is a previous writer for Motortorque.... @MotorTorque Email John +Motortorque Latest from John Non-Vauxhall brands to be built at Ellesmere Port Vauxhall's European plants, which include UK sites at Ellesmere Port and Luton, will soon be... Continue Reading Paris 2012 - Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive 1 of 5 1 of 5 1 of 5 1 of 5 1 of 5 Left Right Keep up to date with all the goings on at Paris 2012, and join the discussion with MotorTorque's 48-hour live blog. Mercedes-Benz has revealed the "world's fastest and most powerful" electric car in the SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive. Get a FREE MERCEDES-BENZ Brochure Looking for a new car then why not start with a glossy MERCEDES-BENZ brochure Get Brochure No information has been released regarding a UK release, and is due to go on sale for an astonishing €416,500 (£330,500). So what makes it so fast? Four electric motors under its bonnet produce a total output of 740hp and a maximum torque of 1000Nm. It's, amazingly, able to hit 60mph in 3.7 seconds but can only reach 155mph which is an electronically-limited feature of the car. Mercedes-Benz also featured a battery-powered B-Class, which is due for launch in 2014.