MercedesBenz introduces BClass Electric Drive we go eyeson

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Mercedes-Benz introduces B-Class Drive, we go eyes-on

Electric choices keep getting compelling, and Mercedes-Benz is doing its by unveiling the upcoming B-Class Drive. The B-Class is among the of MB’s cars (one up from the A-Class), fitting in the MPV category. It’s basically a MPVs are small but big enough to be and they tend to be economical. The electric powertrain in this model that just onto the stage here at the New International Auto Show go a long way in that regard. us after the break for more and some photos.

Mercedes-Benz Electric Drive eyes-on


The B-Class launched in 2011 from the beginning, Mercedes-Benz alternative powertrains, creating in the floor for things like packs. The 28kWh unit slots in beneath the front and seats, where it won’t storage space in the back, the electric motor is positioned the hood, filling the gap created by the internal combustion unit.

The motor should provide a amount of oomph, and the nature of the powertrain of course means throttle response. But, a 0 — 60 speed of somewhere 10 seconds it won’t be a monster on the More important is the range, is estimated to clock in at 115 miles. more than many EVs, like the Leaf and Electric — and it certainly challenge the Tesla Model S but certainly not enough for this to be the vehicle for most families.

While MB isn’t giving a at this point (product Heiko Schmidt said it would be priced competitively), the has committed to launching it in the US first, in the spring of 2014. Want to be at the of the line? No need to camp you can place your order fall.

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Stuttgart/New York A new-generation car is celebrating its world premiere at the New York International Auto the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric makes its debut with a design, high-quality interior and a electric motor for local driving. This makes for and effortless driving pleasure a range of around 115 miles km). In addition, the

B-Class Drive is digitally networked. to its connected services, it can be conveniently and configured via the internet. As a true it also sets high in terms of comfort, quality and Bearing the Mercedes star as an trademark, the B-Class Electric will be launched first in the USA at the of 2014, where it will be the luxury battery electric car Mercedes-Benz in the market.

The new B-Class Drive surprises with a dynamic driving experience, decidedly powerful acceleration gliding along the road silently. The driver and passengers in new electric Mercedes will the familiar comfort of a well high-quality interior offering a amount of space. The B-Class Drive thus combines and driving pleasure with local emissions in short, driving at the premium level.

According to Dr. Joachim Schmidt, of the Mercedes-Benz Cars Board of responsible for Sales and Marketing: The Electric Drive meets the of many customers for emission-free without foregoing the hallmark of a Mercedes-Benz, namely safety, and, of course, not to forget driving pleasure.

Powerful and drive system

The new Mercedes-Benz Electric Drive is based on the powered B-Class, which has a bestseller in many countries its market debut in 2011. As a versatile vehicle concept, the also allows environmentally motoring at the Mercedes level to its innovative electric drive. In the the vehicle is being introduced the market exclusively as the electric

Quiet and local emission-free power is provided by an electric generating more than 100 kW. for an electric drive, the maximum of 310 Nm is available right from the tap on the accelerator pedal this corresponds to the torque delivery of a petrol engine with a of 3.0 litres. This results in powerful acceleration from a start. For the standard sprint 0 to 60 mph (100 km/h), the electric-powered requires considerably less ten seconds. This guarantees driving performance and highly exhilarating driving pleasure in any

A powerful lithium-ion battery energy to the electric drive and is in the so-called Energy Space in the underfloor a solution which is space-saving and safe. Thanks to intelligent packaging, the five-seater the familiar, generous interior and luggage space of the B-Class.

Emission-free even over distances

The maximum speed is limited to 100 mph (160 km/h) in the of operating range. Depending on the driving cycle, the range is 115 miles (200 km). means that in addition to driving in urban traffic and on trips, longer journeys can be undertaken without any problems as the distances covered on a daily by commuters going to work, for The B-Class Electric Drive can be at any standard household power In the USA, the charging time for a of about 60 miles (100 km) is than 2 hours at 240 V/40 A.

the car is on the move, the electric drive contributes to a favourable energy through recuperation, by converting energy into electric in deceleration mode and during and feeding this energy the battery.

Dynamic Mercedes-Benz

Refined sportiness together aesthetic visual appeal the Electric Drive is another of the self-assured and dynamic Mercedes with powerful, tense and finely styled details. the front and rear set the tone for the width, which comes of the wide, prominent grille and extending into the vehicle as well as the wide rear two-piece rear lamp and the large tailgate with low sill. The side sill and striking bumpers with LED daytime driving lights dynamism. The charging socket is installed behind the charging

Mercedes-Benz B-Class

Sporty interior with details

The interior underscores the comfort standards of Mercedes-Benz. materials and finely structured premium details, and precise all highlight the fact that driving is defined at a very level according to the philosophy of

The three large, round air in the centre with their designed cross-form nozzles are features that contribute to the design idiom of the interior. the air vents is the display screen for the system which appears to be a modern, eye-catching feature of the

When it comes to information and systems, the electric B-Class levels of convenience and functionality were previously reserved for classes of vehicles. Standard features include the Audio 20 a 14.7 cm colour screen, a tuner, an MP3-capable CD player and a USB Navigation is provided for by the Becker® MAP The multimedia system COMAND with internet access, and LINGUATRONIC voice control is available as an optional extra.

specific to electric vehicles been added to the instrumentation of the Electric Drive. The power in the dial instrument on the right is obvious. When power is consumed, its pointer rises in a direction from the green to the red and drops back below the line when the vehicle is recuperative energy back the battery.

Fully networked: connected

Its cutting-edge technology ensures the B-Class Electric Drive is not sustainable (because it offers emission-free driving) and agile of its high torque and acceleration), but fully networked. Remote and remote configuration of the vehicle are possible via the Vehicle Homepage, for The driver can easily access his via the internet, using a PC or smartphone. In way, it is possible to check the charge status of the lithium-ion or to verify the vehicle’s current on a map. The planned route can be displayed, immediately showing the vehicle can be recharged along the if necessary. The range of connected is rounded off with a pre-entry control option offering timed pre-heating or cooling. pre-entry climate control makes the B-Class Electric unique in its segment.

Big on safety

applies its familiar, high standards to the B-Class Electric Thanks to the innovative Energy the battery is safely accommodated in the of the vehicle for crash protection. In Mercedes-Benz has already equipped innovative electric car with the collision warning system PREVENTION ASSIST with Brake Assist as standard. assistance system gives the a visual and acoustic warning of obstacles, prepares him for braking and assists him with the braking as the situation requires. In this way it reduces the danger of a rear-end Additional, more up-to-date assistance systems are also among them Blind Assist, Lane Keeping and Active Parking Assist.

Electric motoring made by

Local emission-free electric such as the new B-Class Electric are a major part of the Mercedes-Benz for sustainable mobility. The Stuttgart-based manufacturer is reasserting its claim to in this sector with vehicles which are fully for everyday use. These the A-Class E-CELL, the B-Class the Vito E-CELL van, and the SLS AMG Electric Drive. The smart electric drive — of well over 1000 have been produced and since the middle of last — has enjoyed an extremely response from our customers, The new B-Class Electric Drive be available initially in the USA from the of 2014, and will be launched in markets subsequently.

Mercedes-Benz B-Class


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