S400 BlueHYBRID coming this fall | Ray Catena Mercedes Blog

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Mercedes-Benz S 400 BlueHYBRID

S400 BlueHYBRID coming fall

Mercedes-Benz is planning to it’s first hybrid in the US this fall. The S400 will be a 2010 model and is to the S550 with the only being that it will about 30 miles to each The S400 is labeled as a ‘mild that restarts the engine it’s switched off when as well as adding some of electric boost.

A 15-kW electric motor the 275-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine and the automatic transmission contributes under heavy engine restarts the engine, and provides a amount of electric energy to the car away from stop—though even to 2 or 3 miles per hour,” Christian Mordieck, the Mercedes-Benz who led battery development for the car.

various labels and badges, never know this big sedan is a hybrid. The performance give it away either; the time of 7.2 seconds is similar to the version. But perhaps discretion is Mordieck admits that first hybrid took effort to create. “We learned every day begins with a new he said ruefully, describing the of engineering the company’s first battery for a production car.

Mercedes-Benz S 400 BlueHYBRID

While the company is proud to the first lithium ion hybrid, cost is much higher we would like,” Mordieck The company hasn’t yet priced the car for the US, but the is expected to be less than US a vehicle that starts at US

It’s the battery that distinguishes the S400. While built a handful of its Vitz know it as the Yaris—with 4 small ion cells for an idle-stop system years ago, the big Benz can claim the first use of lithium ion in any series-production hybrid. The pack using cells built in by JCI-Saft, contains 0.7 kilowatt-hours of Showing the size and mass of lithium ion against earlier packs, Mercedes-Benz was able to fit the pack into the same (at the right-hand base of the windshield) previously housed the car’s lead-acid 12-Volt starter No changes to the body structure required. To keep its temperature 25 degrees C, however, the car’s system had to be plumbed into the

The S400 BlueHybrid is far from the Benz hybrid, however. The is expected to release a “full version of its US-built ML sport that uses the Two-Mode system, co-developed with GM, and BMW, by the end of this year as This will make the ML one of few vehicles in the world offered gasoline, hybrid, and diesel since Benz introduced the ML320 Bluetec late year.

Mercedes-Benz S 400 BlueHYBRID
Mercedes-Benz S 400 BlueHYBRID
Mercedes-Benz S 400 BlueHYBRID
Mercedes-Benz S 400 BlueHYBRID
Mercedes-Benz S 400 BlueHYBRID

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