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2014 Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-in Hybrid to debut in Frankfurt - report

 2014 Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-in Hybrid to debut in Frankfurt - report
Mercedes S500 Hybrid Plus patent photo 07.6.2013

70 g/km of CO2

Rumors say a plug-in hybrid version of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class will be presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

This frugal S-Class will have CO2 emissions of 70 g/km, just 1 g/km less than the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid which right now is the lowest CO2 emitter in this segment. In the combined cycle, the S500 Plug-in Hybrid is said to return more than 90 mpg UK (75 mpg US or 3.1 liters / 100 km) which is just about the same as the hybrid Panamera.

Power will come from a gasoline V6 engine working together with an electric motor and a battery pack which will be installed in the trunk so cargo capacity will be slightly lower than on the regular model. The car's user interface will include an "E Drive" mode and will sport a battery usage gauge, as seen during a media presentation held in Germany back in March.

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Comments (13)

 Prestige15 Prestige15
Impressive for such a big luxury car. Merc is on a roll now days
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July 8, 2013 9:28 am
 autoficianado autoficianado
Any S class has more soul than an SUV...
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July 5, 2013 11:27 pm
 w0bBle w0bBle
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July 5, 2013 10:55 am
 ucplayer ucplayer
then it will weight like 5 tons!
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July 5, 2013 10:14 am
 Godfather Godfather
This car has no soul, so lifeless almost boring. Would rather walk on straight to a range rover dealership
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July 5, 2013 9:35 am