The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG line has always been very distinguishable thanks to its famous gullwing doors. For 2013, Mercedes decided to progress with global automobile trends and produced an electric ‘E-Cell’ version of the timeless sports car. This marks the first electric-powered model ever offered by the renowned automaker.

Four electric motors translate into 525hp and a zero to 60mph time of only four seconds. Stats like that are almost unheard-of in the electric car market. The SLS AMG E-Cell is set for sale in the upcoming year, affirming the German brand’s ability to innovate. Below we get a preview of the impressive machine’s inner workings:

via HypeBeast