Patent Leak – 2014 Mercedes S Class Plug-in Hybrid will do 33kmpl


Anjan Ravi, I'm a true-blooded petrolhead. Hope you enjoy our news stories, launch coverages, motorshow coverages and test drive reports.

The 2014 Mercedes S Class was launched with four engine options. Among these were two engines that were offered as a hybrid.

2014 Mercedes S Class S500 Hybrid Plus

Auto Motor Und Sport has revealed that a Plug-In hybrid version of the new S Class is also in the works. This would be the flagship hybrid variant in the S Class lineup. Think of this as the AMG of hybrids. Speaking of AMG, the patent leaks reveal exhaust pipes designed to resemble those of the AMG models.

2014 Mercedes S Class S500 Hybrid Plus right side2014 Mercedes S Class S500 Hybrid Plus left side

It would likely be called the Mercedes S500 Hybrid Plus. While the 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine could be carried over from the S400 hybrid, a more powerful 109bhp electric motor would replace the 27bhp electric motor of the S400. As a result, the Hybrid Plus S500 is expected to pack even more torque and could possibly rival the S500 petrol in terms of performance.

2014 Mercedes S Class S500 Hybrid Plus rear

Increased performance is not the only thing the S500 Hybrid Plus promises. It is expected to set a new benchmark for fuel efficiency. Auto Motor Und Sport expects the S500 Hybrid Plus to deliver 3L/100km (about 33km/l)!

2014 Mercedes S Class S500 Hybrid Plus three quarter view rear2014 Mercedes S Class S500 Hybrid Plus front three quarter

Meanwhile, the base hybrid model is called the S300 Blue-Tec hybrid and it features a 2.2-liter four cylinder diesel engine (as seen on the C and E Class albeit in a different engine tune) coupled to an electric motor. The S Class in this spec is the most fuel efficient delivering 4.4L/100km (22.72km/l).

2014 Mercedes S Class S500 Hybrid Plus top

[Source – Auto Motor Und Sport]

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Mercedes S Class News & Updates

2017 Mercedes S-Class vs. 2013 Mercedes S-Class front three quarters

2017 Mercedes S-Class vs. 2013 Mercedes S-Class – Old vs. New

Mercedes S Class Connoisseur's Edition front quarter launched

Mercedes S-Class Connoisseur’s Edition launched at INR 1.21 crores

2017 Mercedes S-Class (facelift) front fascia

2017 Mercedes S-Class leaked ahead of its debut this month

2017 Mercedes S-Class (facelift) silver interior spy shot

2017 Mercedes S-Class’ interior spotted in German town

2017 Mercedes S-Class (facelift) black headlamp and rear spy shots

2017 Mercedes S-Class’ MULTIBEAM LED headlight revealed

Mercedes S Class Cabriolet front quarter launched

Mercedes C-Class Cabriolet & Mercedes S-Class Cabriolet launched in India