Petrol vs Electric | Mercedes SLS AMG Battle | Top Gear | Series 20 | BBC

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  • Published: 24 March 2014
  • Jeremy drives the Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series and the Mercedes SLS AMG Electric Drive. The SLS ED is possibly the most brilliantly revolutionary thing that the already-bonkers lot at AMG have ever created: a fully electric AWD supercar. For the full review click http://www.topgear.com/uk/mercedes-benz/sls/road-test/electric-drive-driven

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Comments • 4 944

  • Gingenamon
    Gingenamon  1 days back

    Electric vehicles just don't have the same passion or feel. They may be faster but i will take my glorious v8 sound any day.

    • Martin Hromočuk
      Martin Hromočuk  1 days back

      Yes i understand you. But for planet is better combinate both types of drive. In the big city is really better electric cars and buses. I like all types of cars. Electric,petrol and hydrogen...

  • KnightEx
    KnightEx  2 days back

    I like how they don't put a link to buy this car because they know the viewers have no money.

    • Michal_King
      Michal_King  2 days back

      20 hrs to charge up a car.. oh what a problem of the past.

      • BenjaL_CH
        BenjaL_CH  2 days back

        The drag race starts in 8:09

        • jonathan mandouma
          jonathan mandouma  2 days back

          SLS > AMG GT

          • Clayton Carney
            Clayton Carney  3 days back

            it doesnt know any jokes because its german

            • Opie Winston
              Opie Winston  3 days back

              Deutschland ist so nice

              • Tobi Kenobi
                Tobi Kenobi  3 days back

                Why does the electric one have shifters

              • seychelles times
                seychelles times  3 days back

                https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAlNG1sjSug2jJKEgoFwv-g..Plz suscribe my CHANNEL

                • Shanil Ahmed
                  Shanil Ahmed  3 days back

                  So ELECTRIC RULES

                  • zunknownz z
                    zunknownz z  3 days back

                    Gas vs electric

                    • Bright Lima
                      Bright Lima  4 days back

                      God before I die out of this world please bless me to be able to buy this car I love everything about the car.

                      • Vicz
                        Vicz  4 days back

                        The nummer plate says sls

                        • Vicz
                          Vicz  4 days back

                          The nummer plate says sls

                          • Blue Bloo
                            Blue Bloo  5 days back

                            What a bullcrap, another drag race. Electrics are heavy, show me some cornering :\

                            • Aleksander Wit
                              Aleksander Wit  2 days back

                              Blue Bloo electric cars have an extremely low center of gravity, because of the heavy batteries. They literally have the best handling and it makes them feel like they go on rails. If electric cars were that heavy and supposed to be slow then they would not handle drag races.

                            • Nghtly 2
                              Nghtly 2  4 days back

                              Lmao that electric mercedes is faster than your car if you even own one

                          • All Good
                            All Good  6 days back

                            At least it's not like another plastic EV coffin with leatherless sits

                            • Quinton Taylor
                              Quinton Taylor  6 days back

                              Thats not the worlds first electric supercar....

                              • Aleksander Wit
                                Aleksander Wit  2 days back

                                Quinton Taylor I know, it is not even funny.

                            • Oladayo Salawu
                              Oladayo Salawu  7 days back

                              Fast forward 5 year, more battery juice at a lower cost and still killz it

                              • levi sheppard
                                levi sheppard  1 weeks back

                                what is that song at 7:25 ? it a classical piece but its name escapes me...

                                • Vishal Bugata
                                  Vishal Bugata  1 weeks back

                                  I'd go a 100 mph but never drive electric..

                                • Cypress Thunder
                                  Cypress Thunder  1 weeks back

                                  I remember watching this clip all those years ago when this episode came out and I got tears in my eyes knowing that speed machines would indeed live on without petrol. Just a few years later and electric supercars are just as common as gas ones. Such a truly crazy world we live in

                                  • Puskar wagle
                                    Puskar wagle  1 weeks back

                                    It has buttons that does...... Things 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

                                    • Oscar YLF
                                      Oscar YLF  2 weeks back

                                      You’ve got to love they included “superliminal” from Deadmau5 at the end of the video.
                                      And the video itself too, of course

                                      • Δημήτρης Πουλ

                                        One day we will come back to this video and say "oh thats the car that started all".
                                        Electric cars are the future

                                        • Avsfreak24
                                          Avsfreak24  2 weeks back

                                          If they are going to be anything like Teslas, no the fuck they arent

                                      • Luca De Righetti
                                        Luca De Righetti  2 weeks back

                                        Watching this in 2019 feels sooo strange 😂

                                        • Azam Butt
                                          Azam Butt  2 weeks back

                                          Welcome to the future💖
                                          Today is tomorrow

                                          • My Email
                                            My Email  2 weeks back

                                            Go to 4:00

                                          • Spencer Evans
                                            Spencer Evans  2 weeks back

                                            it’s so quiet it’s unnatural

                                            • naynay sploogle
                                              naynay sploogle  2 weeks back

                                              I got this car in gta

                                              • Ambrish Eshan
                                                Ambrish Eshan  2 weeks back

                                                James Bond would feel more confident now.

                                                • Saurav Kumar
                                                  Saurav Kumar  2 weeks back

                                                  do electric cars have gears?
                                                  (electric bikes dont have)

                                                  • Suika
                                                    Suika  2 weeks back

                                                    No they don't but I think some have like the new Tesla Roadster (2 gears)

                                                • David Norris
                                                  David Norris  2 weeks back

                                                  Sometime, maybe someone will have to say what happens when the batteries go bad, can’t just throw them away, and then the cost of replacing those batteries

                                                  • chuck norris
                                                    chuck norris  2 weeks back

                                                    (Top gear haters gonna hate)

                                                    • chuck norris
                                                      chuck norris  2 weeks back

                                                      Under the Mercedes is powered by a Testla!!! Jajaja

                                                      • chuck norris
                                                        chuck norris  2 weeks back

                                                        Worlds first super car is Testla!!! Sorry top gear don’t discriminate 😎

                                                        • lord marduk
                                                          lord marduk  2 weeks back

                                                          Drop a caravan on it.😐

                                                          • Nikki _vrod
                                                            Nikki _vrod  2 weeks back

                                                            They just naked the car😂😂

                                                            • For comments Only
                                                              For comments Only  2 weeks back

                                                              Im imagining Buggati's electric car

                                                              • Vijay Thakor
                                                                Vijay Thakor  2 weeks back

                                                                Osam 🚗....👍👍👍

                                                                • zunknownz z
                                                                  zunknownz z  2 weeks back

                                                                  Gas vs electric

                                                                  • siddhant agrawal
                                                                    siddhant agrawal  2 weeks back

                                                                    No matter how much you appreciate electric car. It feels like toy while driving it.

                                                                  • Mazen Mohamed
                                                                    Mazen Mohamed  3 weeks back

                                                                    Electronic Witchcraft
                                                                    I'm dead.

                                                                    • dIsCuS cRaZe
                                                                      dIsCuS cRaZe  3 weeks back

                                                                      I was on the race track racing and the battery went dead. Now i am stranded in a luxury four wheel toy.

                                                                      • Manoharan Ramachandran
                                                                        Manoharan Ramachandran  3 weeks back

                                                                        Tesla: Hold my electric motor

                                                                        • koushik kundu
                                                                          koushik kundu  3 weeks back

                                                                          Good for thief

                                                                          • vishwa Gujjalar
                                                                            vishwa Gujjalar  3 weeks back

                                                                            Over engineering German car

                                                                            • JB Performance Racing
                                                                              JB Performance Racing  3 weeks back

                                                                              There is a deadmau5 remix... 6:42

                                                                              • lone warrior
                                                                                lone warrior  3 weeks back

                                                                                Roadster 2020 is like 1.9 seconds