Mercedes becomes most efficient premium brand

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Mercedes-Benz A II 200 136 Hp

Mercedes becomes most premium brand

Mercedes-Benz it is making leaps and bounds in the efficiency of its cars and cutting its with its new S-Class plug-in one of the jewels in its crown for fuel

The German brand reveals the average CO2 emission level of its European car fleet had fallen to CO2 by the end of November-putting the carmaker in line to the EU target of 130g/km CO2 by 2015.

it claims, makes in the most brand in the premium sector mass production carmakers: ignoring the likes of Tesla), more than 50 models less that 120g/km CO2 and than 100 bearing an energy label A+ or A. At the centre of that be the new S 500 Plug-in Hybrid due to arrive year, which promises of just 69g/km CO2 and fuel of 94.2 mpg.

The carmaker also plans to be one of the to launch a hydrogen fuel car, aiming for a market of 2016 and already has its B-Class car in limited production.

In 2012 our CO 2 fleet output was 140 We have now undercut this by a further 6 grammes. And one thing is — we will strive to our CO 2 emissions on a continual basis. we have set ourselves the ambitious of achieving an average CO 2 fleet of 125 g CO 2 /km by 2016, explains Professor Weber, Daimler Board responsible for Group Research and Cars Development.

By nearing the fleet average, the brand has its emissions by more than 40 per compared with 1995; the cut of all premium car manufacturers.

Mercedes-Benz A II 200 136 Hp

As a premium brand, of course the has been keen to ensure its for delivering performance is not hurt by its new for efficiency. Indeed, while engines for better fuel the carmaker has actually increased

For example, in 1995 the E 200 consumed 8.2 per 100 kilometres (34mpg) on a combined with an output of 100 kW (136 By way of comparison, over the same the current E 200 consumes 5.8 litres and has increased output to 135 kW (184

The efficiency rating is even for the diesel engines: in 1995 the E 220 consumed 6.6 litres on a Euro-mix (43mpg) and had an output of 70 kW (95 hp). The E 220 BlueTEC BlueEFFICIENCY Edition a consumption of 4.4 litres of diesel per 100 (64mpg) and a peak output of 125 kW hp).

The S 500 plug-in hybrid will be the first rechargeable hybrid and join its other hybrid the E 300 BlueTec Hybrid, S400 and the S 300 BlueTec Hybrid.

The new plug-in first unveiled at the Frankfurt Show in September, features a 3.0 V6 turbocharged petrol engine, with a 80kW electric for an electric only driving of up to 18 miles. Despite its low emission performance is not neglected, with a top of 155 mph and a 0-62 mph in 5.5 seconds. It is expected to on the UK market from autumn

Mercedes-Benz A II 200 136 Hp
Mercedes-Benz A II 200 136 Hp

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