Mercedes S 500 hybrid, price and features

Mercedes S 500 Hybrid Pricestarting from 116,690 euros, price including VAT and putting on the road. ThereS-Class 500 Plug-in Hybridis a luxury sedan with a long wheelbase and surprising fuel consumption: it boasts the driving performance of aV8and the consumption of a compact.

ThereHybrid S-Class from Mercedeshas several models characterized by dual petrol / electric power. Thepricestarting from 116,690 euros refers to theS-Class 500 hybrid, the only one with technologyplug-incapable of delivering a total power of 325 kW. At the appeal of the Mercedes S-Classthere is no lack ofS 400 Hybridand theS 300 BlueTech Hybrid.

Mercedes hybrid cars, S-Class
-Class S 500 Plug-in Hybrid - price from 116,690 euros
-Class S 400 Hybrid - price from 95,600 euros
-Class S 300 BlueTech Hybrid, price from 94,900 euros

Mercedes S 500 hybrid, performance
There S 500 Plug-in Hybrid it delivers a total power of 325 kW and a torque of 650 Nm, accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in just 5.2 seconds and has aautonomy 33 km fully electric drive. The certified consumption amounts to 2.8 l / 100 km, which corresponds to a CO2 emission level of 65 g / km. ThereMercedes S 500 hybrid boasts a new high-voltage lithium-ion battery that has an energy content of 8.7 kWh and is recharged externally via a charging socket installed on the right side of the rear bumper.

Mercedes S 500 hybrid, 7-speed transmission
The transmission hybrid is based on Mercedes' 7G-Tronic Plus 7-speed automatic transmission. Technology plug-in hybrid of the Class S - like other Mercedes hybrids - it sports an additional clutch, integrated between the internal combustion engine and the electric motor. On the one hand, this clutch decouples the internal combustion engine during the purely electric drive and on the other hand it allows you to start with the combustion engine with the same performance as a starting clutch in an oil bath. The separation clutch here replaces the torque converter, and, as the manufacturer explainsMercedes"Being fully integrated into the converter box does not take up additional space."

Mercedes S 500 hybrid, driving mode
There are four driving modes available on board theS 500 Plug-in Hybrid:

  • Hybrid mode
    The system optimizes the combined use of the internal combustion engine and the electric engine.
  • E-mode
    Electric only mode, the user will drive with electric traction. Very convenient way to access the Limited Traffic Zones (ZTL). This mode has a range of 33 km.
  • E-Save
    The system tends to preserve the state of charge of the battery to use the "electric only" mode at a later time. In this mode, the internal combustion engine is mainly used.
  • Charge mode
    The lithium-ion battery is charged by the combustion engine.

ThereMercedeshe already lets us know that in the field of electric / hybrid mobility, his next move will be to develop and launch electric and hybrid cars with a wireless charging system on the market. The builderMercedes-Benzwill test this own technology with his ownS 500 plug-in Hybrid.

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