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

Mercedes S500 Hybrid Plus patent photo 07.6.2013
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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Prestige15 Prestige15
Impressive for such a big luxury car. Merc is on a roll now days
Jul 8th, 2013 4:28pm
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autoficianado autoficianado
Any S class has more soul than an SUV...
Jul 6th, 2013 6:27am
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Godfather Godfather
An s class doesn't even have more soul then a xj, quattroportte or 7 series let alone range rover. Plus other SUV like a cayenne, discovery or hell Mercedes gl look better then this. The interior is nothing short of a plastic joke compared to a range rover
Jul 6th, 2013 12:31pm
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Prestige15 Prestige15
The only luxury car that has the soul is the Maserati Qurattroporte, No big 4 door saloon has luxury and pure drama from that gorgeous heart under the bonnet blending so well together.
Jul 8th, 2013 4:30pm
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Godfather Godfather
I would include Aston rapide and xj aswell
Jul 8th, 2013 7:17pm
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w0bble w0bble
http://www.bild.de/auto/auto-news/mercedes-s-klasse/amg-s-63-tuning-luxuslimousine-31003988.bild.html new s63 amg pictures
Jul 5th, 2013 5:55pm
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ucplayer ucplayer
then it will weight like 5 tons!
Jul 5th, 2013 5:14pm
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Godfather Godfather
This car has no soul, so lifeless almost boring. Would rather walk on straight to a range rover dealership
Jul 5th, 2013 4:35pm
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neicheq neicheq
What the fu.ck has range rover to do with a S-class?
Jul 5th, 2013 4:55pm
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Godfather Godfather
Last time I checked they were both LUXURY cars in the same price bracket. That would make them direct rivals
Jul 5th, 2013 5:05pm
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neicheq neicheq
In that case SLS and S class 65 AMG are rivals to, because they cost the same. That is just plain stupid.
Jul 5th, 2013 8:25pm
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Godfather Godfather
S65 is the same car and Sls is a 2 door car. If you knew how to read then you would read how the range rover has been voted the Luxury car of the year against the s-class. Don't remember seeing the Sls as it was being compared to a 911 for some reason
Jul 5th, 2013 11:56pm
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TDR TDR
The old Range Rovers definitely had soul, the new ones not so much.
Jul 7th, 2013 11:18am
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