Tuesday, June 30, 2015

New 2016 Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-in Hybrid Specs Review

Car Junkie - 2016 Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-in Hybrid Specs. Hybrid cars are getting closed to us, another model came after which is called "Plug-in Hybrid". In this case, Mercedes is trying to put more those kinds of cars, an anything-new 2016 C350 Plug-in Hybrid, will be the forerunner of future Mercedes-Benz's American-spec hybrids, but E400 was the very first trial as the only hybrid so far. Planning to build more hybrids, however, is not really an easy deal, since European hybrid vehicles haven't yet impressed so much.

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.

2016 mercedes c350 hybrid
All-new 2016 C350 Plug-in Hybrid Specs Review

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.

1 comment:

  1. With everybody jumping into the hybrid or electric car game, I really wonder how long it will take before we start to see petrol and diesel engines phasing out. It's a long way to go, but a definitely possibility with all these announcements of launches from the manufacturers!