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Mercedes-Benz S-Class plug-in hybrid aiming at 81 mpg, on Euro hybrid cycle

Back in January, it was reported that Mercedes-Benz will offer the next-generation S-Class with a plug-in hybrid variant. At the time, insiders said that with the help of weight reduction and aerodynamic improvements, the S-Class plug-in hybrid sedan will be able to return an estimated 67 mpg. In an interview with CARandDRIVER, passenger-car development boss […]

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Next Mercedes-Benz S-Class to get a plug-in hybrid variant

Don’t keep looking forward to large luxury sedans with high-output V8 engines. According to AutoCar, one of the most popular large luxury sedans, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, will be offered with a plug-in hybrid variant in its next redesign. Mercedes-Benz also expects to roll out the plug-in technology across the rest of its lineup. “It makes […]

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2009 Frankfurt: Mercedes-Benz Vision S500 Plug-in HYBRID concept steals light from ActiveHybrid 7

– Key Competitors: None… so far. – Power: 3.5L V6 mated to a 60-hp hybrid module and lithium-ion batteries with more than 10kWh of storage. – Transmission: 7G-TRONIC seven-speed automatic. – Performance: 0 to 62 mph in 5.5 seconds; Top speed of 155 mph. – Fuel-Economy: 3.2 l/100 km (combined) or 74 mpg in U.S. Terms. […]

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