Mercedes is popping the hood of their new S-Class models and dropping in four new diesel and petrol engines, including the S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY, S 350 BlueTEC, S 350 BlueEFFICIENCY, and S 500 BlueEFFICIENCY.
The S250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY features a 2.2-liter CDI engine that delivers 204 HP and 500 Nm at 1600 rpm. All of this power comes with a fuel consumption of only 5.7 liters per 100 kilometers. The S 350 BlueTEC is powered by a V6 engine that develops 258 HP and 620 NM of torque. This version has a fuel consumption of 6.8 liters per 100 kilometers.
The S 350 BlueEFFICIENCY is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that delivers a total of 306 HP and 370 NM of torque, all with only 7.6 liters per 100 kilometers. The S 500 BlueEFFICIENCY gets a new V8 biturbo engine with an impressive output of 435 HP and 700 NM of torque. All versions have a top speed limited to 155 mph.
In order to achieve better fuel efficiency and consumption, Mercedes also added an extensively revised, high-efficiency 7G-TRONIC PLUS 7-speed automatic transmission and the ECO start/stop function. The start/stop function comes standard in the S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY as well as the S 350 BlueEFFICIENCY and S 500 BlueEFFICIENCY models.
Check out full details on all of the new engines in the press release after the jump.