Mercedes-Benz is working hard to lower its CO2 emissions and plans on offering hybrid technology on every model in the next-generation C-Class lineup. The goal is drop the Mercedes-Benz C-Class lineup’s fuel consumption down to supermini levels, sources said.
According to one insider that spoke with AutoCar, the most frugal C-Class will be a diesel engined model that is targeting average emissions of 100g/km, while most gasoline version will come in between 110g/km and 120g/km.
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Mercedes-Benz is currently testing early prototypes but there is still some debate whether the automaker will offer 3-cylinder engines. Also possible are 4-cylinder models equipped with cylinder deactivation technology, while will allow the engine to occasionally run on just two cylinders.
Whatever they do, we just hope the Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG won’t go hybrid
2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class:
– By: Omar Rana