Mercedes introduced the German concept of B-Class saloon E-CELL PLUS, which promises a power range of 100 km.
Mercedes announced for the new generation B-Class a wide variety of ecological engines. The first step in this direction was made by German engineers, the presentation of Concept B-Class E-CELL PLUS, at home, in the Frankfurt Motor Show 2011. As a plug-in hybrid, B-Class E-Cell Plus offers an electric motor with an output of 95 hp, used in tandem with heat engine petrol, 1.0-liter and 68 hp.
At low speeds, the last one supplies Li-on batteries of the machine with a generator. When speed increases, 1.0-liter gasoline engine comes discreetly on the front wheels through new automatic transmission developed by Mercedes engineers. The two engines are mounted under the hood units, with generator, while the fuel tank and battery of Mercedes B-Class E-CELL PLUS is in the car floor.
Concept performances can be considered the top in the world of hybrid plug-in, so sprint0-100 km / h in 11 seconds and a top speed of 150 km / h is valid, regardless of how the selected drive. Scheduled to enter mass production soon, Mercedes B-Class E-CELL PLUS will provide for future customers can permanent check of the remaining battery level or autonomy available via the Vehicle Homepage, available on the PC or Smartphone.
As you can imagine, Mercedes B Class 2012 was designed to provide a high level of comfort and practicality, all being concentrated in a package that looks more dynamic and better than the previous generation B Class. This may not be like those impressive street race cars, but it is definitely a street car that will make you feel safe and help you accomplish any type of daily task. If it’s street race cars that you’re looking for, then you need to look for a different type of automobile, because this Mercedes is more about utilizing technological innovations in order to provide safety.
About the design of the car, as you can see from the pictures it is an urban car, very practical and includes all the benefits and features that a Mercedes car has. Being a green car the price can be a little bigger than a fuel car, but thinking about nature we all should adopt cars like this one. We do not have details about the real price of the car, at the moment, probably it will take a little while to be produces at large scale.
Also, owners of B-Class E-CELL PLUS can use online application and for programming automatic car battery charge before traveling. Thus the battle in the new and selected club of plug-in hybrid compact announces to be exciting B-Class having to face rivals such as Toyota Prius or the new Opel Ampera Plug-In Hybrid.
Mercedes Concept B-Class E-CELL PLUS Pictures Gallery