According to Autocar, next generation AMG powered Mercedes-Benz cars will use hybrid technology as well as stop-start and energy recuperation devices to improve fuel consumption and not to act as a performance boost
“In the future AMG will still offer high performance models, but there will be hybrids there. AMG needs to reduce fuel consumption,” said Daimler’s head of future mobility and advanced engineering, Herbert Kohler in an interview.
More to read: Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell will go into production
Mercedes already presented this week at Naias the SLS AMG E-Cell. As in the Audi E-Tron, power in the SLS AMG E-Cell is routed through four electric motors, one at each wheel. Word has it that the SLS AMG E-Cell can do the 0-60 mph dance in a scant 3.7 seconds.
No technical details of the Mercedes AMG Hybrid are available yet.