New S Class S500 plug-in confirmed + detail of the hybrid versions

31/07/2013

Following a first article in May announcing the launch of the 2014 S-Class, here is a summary of the hybrid models performances (petrol and diesel) and new details on the S500 Plug-in hybrid!


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Indeed, in addition to the S400 hybrid based on a V6 petrol and emitting 147g/km for a consumption of 6.3l/100km - available from fall at € 85,204 – and the S300 BlueTEC HYBRID, a four-cylinder diesel hybrid announcing 4.4l/100km and 115g/km which will be available early 2014 at a price not revealed at the moment, Mercedes will also offer the first plug-in hybrid version of the S-Class.

This plug-in hybrid variant, the S500 Plug-in Hybrid will be the first S-Class with a consumption below 4l/100km and emissions expected around 75g/km, while its combined power will be close to 400hp: 333hp and 480Nm from V6 + 44kW from the electric motor (60hp)!

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Its 8.7kWh battery should offer 30km of range in electric only

Premium plug-in hybrid sedan, competing with the Panamera S e-hybrid its price should be similar or from 110.000 €

The S500 plug-in will be unveiled at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, also the scene of the first public presentation of the BMW i3.

Images via MBPassion.de

Par Technologic Vehicles
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