E-Swap: Hemmels turns the Mercedes Pagoda into a Stromer!

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Photos Shawn Eastman by Hemmels 

The Walsier company Hemmels (based in Cardiff) has specialized in the restoration of classic Mercedes-Benz vehicles. And currently you are doing with the 280 SL as Electric car aware of oneself. The project started in 2018 and the first vehicles have now been delivered. And as with all vehicles, no screw is left untouched in the SL and of course the original ones are also used here Analog instruments recalibrated. This is standard at the Hemmels! The conversion to E-drive is, however, a relatively new service from the company. But the result convinces with almost uVisible changes. After the restoration, only the missing exhaust system as well as the distant Motorization lettering at the rear, on the otherwise completely unchanged vehicle. In return, the 280 SL electric can be equipped with amenities such as Heated seats, a new Bremsanlage, a Power Steering, a Air conditioning and even a modern one Infotainment system donated. The classic can be painted in all imaginable ways Colors and also when choosing the Leather seats there are hardly any limits.

Mercedes 280 SL electric

And under the hood? Then the combustion engine of the 280 SL flew out and moved in instead Electric motor as well as a strong one Accumulator on. While the convertibles of the W 113 series (Production 1963 to 1971) as the most powerful variant, the 280 SL with a 2,8-liter in-line six-cylinder 170 PS and a maximum torque of 240 Newton meters Hemmels now uses a 120-kilowatt electric motor (163 PS) With identical torque.

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However, by means of sophisticated electronics, the linear torque curve from the internal combustion engine is also with the electric motor available. Nevertheless, the conversion should be a bit better in terms of performance and the classic in under 9,0 seconds Accelerate to 100 km / h. Only the data on the built-in battery are still largely unknown. We just know a full charge for about three hours drive should be enough and on average 257 km inside are. Maximum should 323 km to be possible.

Recharged to 30 percent in 70 minutes

The battery should be powered by a fast charger in 30 minutes again to 70 Prozent be charged. If you want to have your vehicle converted, you should go with it a good year waiting time calculate. After all, 4.000 working hours are going into the country and the order books are already full for 2021. And the price? At least 180.000 Euros including basic vehicle (Right or left-hand drive) you have to plan at the moment.

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Compared to the first Hemmels vehicles with a price of 247.600 Euros But that's a lot cheaper per copy. The reason is the lower prices for the batteries. Hemmels delivers a converted Mercedes 280 SL electric Incidentally, when new, with a one year guarantee. If we get more information about the changes, there is of course an update for this report. You will be informed of this if you simply use ours Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!

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