Mercedes has revealed the 2014 Mercedes S500 Plug-in Hybrid at a small press event, ahead of its public debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show in September.
According to the Mercedes-Benz Passion Blog, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-in Hybrid is powered by a V6 gasoline engine that develops 333 HP (245 kW) and 480 Nm (354 lb-ft) of torque, helped by an electric motor, mated to an 8.7 kWh battery mounted into the trunk.
The V6 unit powers the rear axle, while the electric motor powers the front one.
The 2014 S500 Plug-in Hybrid is expected to have at least 30 km (18.6 miles) of all-electric range, with a fuel consumption of 3L/100 km (78.4 mpg US or 94.1 mpg UK). CO2 emissions are said to be less than 75 g/km
More details on it will be announced during the Frankfurt Motor Show.[source: Mercedes-Benz Passion Blog][wzslider height=”400″ lightbox=”true”]