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Brabus Raises the Output of the Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-in Hybrid to 500 HP

It seems Brabus wanted to do something different this time around. Instead of doing its magic on the usual suspects, it chose the Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-in Hybrid. The new project of the tuner for the car was called the B50 Hybrid. Of course, since we are talking about Brabus here, the key feature of the tuned Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-in Hybrid is its reconfigured combustion engine. Based on the press release of the tuner, it transformed the output of the hybrid car’s 3.0-liter V6 turbo engine from 328 hp to 379 hp. The torque of the S-Class was also raised from 480 Nm to 550 Nm. Now, combine the numbers with the… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e Plug-In Unveiled

The 2015 Shanghai Motor Show served as the venue of the official world premiere of the Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e Plug-In Hybrid, as indicated on a report from The luxury SUV is the first plug-in hybrid in this vehicle range of the luxury vehicle manufacturer from Germany. Aside from its standard internal combustion engine, the GLE 500e Plug-In Hybrid also features an electric motor. The electric motor increases the power output of the SUV by 114HP giving it a total power output of 436 HP. The hybrid SUV of Mercedes-Benz uses a seven-speed clutch transmission that drives all four wheels. In comparison, the other models of the GLE feature a… Continue Reading »


2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e Debuts in the Geneva Motor Show

The 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman definitely garnered the most attention in the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Well, it was as expected because of the ultra-luxurious aura emanating from the limo. However, its automaker, proving itself as the “best of both worlds”, also launched a super eco-friendly car. That is the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e Plug-In Hybrid. Basically, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e Plug-In Hybrid is a union of the dynamism and comfort offered by the C-Class with the brand’s hybrid technology that adds fuel-efficiency and low carbon dioxide emission to the mix. Powered by the combination of a 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine with a powerful electric motor, the vehicle can deliver an overall output of 279… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid Set To Go To Frankfurt

An executive from Mercedes-Benz Australia confirmed that the Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid will be introduced together with the latest S-Class range during the Frankfurt Motor Show. Mercedes-Benz Australia Senior Manager of Corporate Communications David McCarthy made the confirmation around a month after reports pointed to the possible launch of the vehicle during the event. However, the executive did not indicate if the vehicle that will be launched is a global model. He also did not reveal details on the release schedule of the vehicle. Although powertrain of the vehicle was also not specified by the luxury vehicle manufacturer, the S500 Plug-In Hybrid is anticipated to feature the standard V6 gasoline… Continue Reading »


B-Class Plugin Hybrid Slated For The U.S. Market

Acknowledging the whims of the North American market, Mercedes is reportedly considering the development of a B-Class plug-in hybrid. This should not be a surprise since Mercedes has been saying all along that hybrids are a class of drivetrains that will be part of their offerings. As the smallest Mercedes available in the U.S. market, the B-Class will be another component of their war against their German rivals. But as other variants of the B-Class have shown, this small Mercedes is by no means an entry-level vehicle. Interior appointments and safety features are at par with those of the C- and even E-Class. With the introduction of a plug-in hybrid,… Continue Reading »


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