Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Mercedes-Benz S-Class plug-in hybrid 81 mpg
Mercedes-Benz S-Class plug-in hybrid 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.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class plug-in hybrid, passenger-car development boss Thomas Weber said that the Mercedes-Benz Vision S500 Plug-in Hybrid Concept shown in Frankfurt last year could achieve a fuel-economy of 78 mpg. He said that when the large luxury plug-in sedan hits markets it could hit at least 81 mpg (based on the European hybrid cycle).