Mercedes Benz wants to bring the first hybrid car on the market at the beginning of 2008 . A "mild-hybrid" variant of the S-Class will have its world debut on combination with a new directly injecting petrol engine.

Daimler Chrysler already presented the concept at the 2005 IAA Motor Show: the S 350 DIRECT HYBRID and BLUTEC HYBRID concepts. The mild hybrid works by using an electric motor to provide additional power. The new S-Class comes to fight against the 430hp Lexus LS 600L.

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  (6021) posted on 11.18.2006

knock off design of crossfire

pdaix  (433) posted on 07.17.2006

why would you need an hybrid if you cna afford a $80.000 car ?

pdaix  (6021) posted on 07.17.2006

finaly mercedes is gettign into hybrid... I hpe it will get into lower end models like the c serie soon

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