The coming-soon C350 Plug-in Hybrid is to debut as a part of the C-Class, so how the car appear is imaginable - expect to keeps efficient, too. Powered by a 4-cylinder gasoline engine paired with an electric motor, the C350 is capable to bring out up to 275 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. With only a fully-charged electric motor, the car boasts more than 18 miles per hour - though that's still a rough estimation. Mercedes offers an effective wall box to have the battery pack get fully charged faster. Also see another Hybrid from GLE-Class.
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Also noticeable, the 2016 C350 Plug-in Hybrid to feature 5 adjustable transmissions; Economy, Comfort, Sport+, Sport and Individual. Besides that, drivers can also control the engine modes with 4 options to set the electric and gas power combinations. While the C350 is expected to be capable to take a 0-60 sprint in less than 6 seconds (roughly 5.8), and 130 miles per hour at the top speed.
In addition to featuring Mercedes-styled LED headlights, standard security systems like crash detector and head-up display will also be available. Adopting a 6.2-kWh lithium-ion battery pack, the C350 is built based on the current Mercedes-plug-in hybrid innovation which is focused on friendly fuel consumption while packaging in a sporty sedan. That 220-lb battery pack is creatively mounted in a sheet-steel box right under the rear axle. This placement can be the most strategic in terms of optimizing trunk space, even safer once a collision occurs. While for transmission the 2016 C350 Plug-in Hybrid uses a 7-speed automatic.
We have to wait for official pricing announcement, while the automaker says the C350 starts going on sale in the U.S., a few states only, by this fall. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-in Hybrid will be divided into two trims, base and luxury.