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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled at Detroit 2011 its next-gen electric vehicle, the SLS AMG E-Cell.

The sport electric vehicle features four electric motors that provide a combined output of 525hp.

The motors are mounted close to each wheel, which improves car handling.

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The company has stated that the vehicle can reach a speed of 130mph in less than 12 seconds and hit 60mph in just 3.7 seconds.

Powered from lithium-ion batteries, also get recharged with the help of a regenerative braking system.

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