Vehicle that has it all – Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-in Hybrid

As always, Mercedes-Benz raises the bar when it comes to innovative solutions in automotive industry. Filled with luxury features and elements of S-class, new Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-in Hybrid combines ultra-modern hybrid drive configuration with unique innovation. Elongated wheelbase additionally adds to dynamics and efficiency of this luxurious sedan.

S500 Plug-in Hybrid Front

Great innovative solutions enabled S500 to deliver performance of a V8-powered model, and fuel economy of a compact model, which makes this model first of that kind in the world.  This combination of high-efficiency and high-performance was waited for a long time. Mercedes-Benz engineers first managed to achieve such a combination. When it comes to plug-in hybrid variants of vehicles, performance is often sacrificed for the economy, but this time S500 Plug-in Hybrid can have it all in one vehicle.

With 442 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque packed under its hood, new S500 Plug-in Hybrid is able to accelerate from zero to 60 in just 5.2 seconds. This new model spends 2.8 liters of gasoline per 100 km, which is impressive (84 mpg approximately).

S500 Plug-in Hybrid Interior

These performances are possible thanks to Mercedes-Benz’s hybrid modular system and intelligent operative strategy. Plug-in Hybrid S500 price tag will be slightly above $100,000, which is no surprise considering the amount of luxury and performance-related innovations.

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