Mercedes Hybrid for sale Hertfordshire, Essex and London
Many believe that hybrid vehicles are something new and innovative. The fact is Mercedes hybrid vehicle have a long history. It was 1902, when the Mercedes Simplex won motorcar races with a combination of hybrid drive and electric hub motors at its front wheels.
But serious work for widespread use began in 1969, when Mercedes-Benz created the OE 302 electric test bus. Ten years later Mercedes put five of these electric-diesel hybrids into regular service. Then, in 2003 Mercedes introduced the F-500 Mind research vehicle with a diesel engine and hybrid module, and research intensified. It was in 2009 that Mercedes-Benz debuted the S-400 Hybrid, the first production car with a lithium-ion battery. Today, hybrid cars are becoming an increasingly important segment of the Mercedes line-up and we are proud to be a leader in this hybrid car technology with the addition of the E 300 Hybrid and the ML 450 Hybrid. These forward thinking vehicles join the S-400 as the centerpieces of the Mercedes electric hybrid line.
Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid
Put aside any thoughts that hybrids need to look “different” or lack power. If you don’t, you’ll walk right past the E 300 Hybrid from Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes has created a hybrid with the look and feel of a true Mercedes. Stylish good looks surround this hybrid that will impress with its performance. With a top speed of 150mph, this feisty hybrid can go for standing to 62 mph hour in just 7.5 seconds. It manages to deliver this performance with CO2 emissions of just 109 g/km. In addition it has a combined cycle fuel consumption of 65.7 mpg. Loaded with standard features, Mercedes hybrid carries its nameplate proudly and efficiently.
ML 450 Hybrid
This all-wheel drive hybrid delivers the room and versatility not often found in hybrids, and does it with the grace and style of a Mercedes. This is a v-6 hybrid that drives with the power of a V-8. The M 450 delivers 21 MPG in the city and 24 MPG on the highway, all while providing the space and versatility of an SUV. With seating for 5 and cargo space to match, you’ll find the ML 450 Hybrid to drive more like a sedan. If you are looking for exterior clues to shout it is a hybrid there are few to find. It can accelerate using only electric power, and offers Mercedes stop/start features that will stop the engine when idling, and restart again on acceleration.
S 400 Hybrid
Outstanding performance and stunningly good looks makes the S 400 Hybrid from Mercedes-Benz a real head-turner. It’s highly developed V-6 engine combined with a compact module gives the S 400 the coveted title of the world’s most fuel efficient luxury saloon with a petrol engine. It also produces minimal CO2 emissions at just 186 grams per kilometre. The S 400 is the first passenger car hybrid introduced by Mercedes-Benz in 2009 and today it continues to lead in innovation in the hybrid class without compromising interior comfort, amenities and exterior styling.