Mercedes-Benz is to offer an online subscription service in the US to make its electric cars speed up quicker.
For an annual cost of $1,200 (£991) excluding tax, the company will enable some of its vehicles to accelerate from 0-60mph a second faster.
It comes after rival manufacturer BMW offered a subscription feature earlier this year – for heated seats.
Mercedes has confirmed to BBC News it currently does not plan to introduce “Acceleration Increase” in the UK.

[Read More…]