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.