Noted Mercedes tuner, Brabus, may be famous for all their high-powered tuning programs, but their penchant for power doesn’t necessarily mean they don’t have eco-friendly bones in their bodies.

Somewhat surprisingly, Brabus is tapping into their inner affinity towards the environment with the introduction of the new BRABUS Technology Project HYBRID. The vehicle hybrid program is based on the Mercedes E 220 CDI, but instead of its usual powertrain, this particular car has been fitted with four electric motors. There’s one motor on each wheel and each carries 50 kW (67 horsepower) apiece in Eco mode and up to 80 kW (107 horsepower) each in Sport Mode. The four electric motors are then joined by a 56 kWh lithium-ion battery that further increases the car’s total output to 320 kW (435 horsepower) and - prepare yourself - 2,360 lb/ft of torque. Whoa.

The numbers translate to performance figures that include a 0-62 mph sprint time of 6.9 seconds, an ECO-mode top speed of 118 mph and a Sport-mode top speed of 137 mph. As a hybrid, careful attention has to be paid on the car’s driving range and the BRABUS Technology Project HYBRID returns a very impressive 217 miles on the dot with the battery taking 90 minutes to recharge at a 380 V three phase grid and up to five hours through a normal 220 V AC outlet.

  • 2011 Brabus High Performance 4WD Full Electric Concept Car
  • Year:
    2011
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  • Engine:
    hybrid engine
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    435
  • Torque @ RPM:
    2,360
  • 0-60 time:
    6.9 sec.
  • Top Speed:
    137 mph
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6 comments:

  (728) posted on 12.27.2011

A cute little car in a famous hybrid power, the engine is alike to the big cars. This electronic car was amazing and eco-friendly. Super wow to the brabus technology because they invented a car like this.

  (463) posted on 10.21.2011

An electric car? Wow!! This would surely save gallons of gallons of fuel in time. I love its concept and this also is an environment safety procedure.

  (446) posted on 10.6.2011

This concept seems like a combination of a luxury and sporty car. And using Mercedes E 220 CDI idea, guess it turn into an improved car, since its been configured.

  (248) posted on 09.20.2011

I like the light black color of the rims of this car and the lining color of a side mirror is great. For me, the style of the bumper is like a Mercedes Benz design.

  (448) posted on 09.15.2011

This Brabus is a perfect one for joy riding, I think even in a long journey this car takes a long time for riding and always on the go.

  (296) posted on 09.15.2011

Its electric concept car! wow! and it’s four wheel drive car. This is probably saving fuel car and also the horse power of a kind of car is great.

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