2016 Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-in Hybrid – 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. More: 2016 c450 AMG Sport 4MATIC Specs.
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.
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Also noticeable, the 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.
Find out another: In addition to the 2016 GLE-Class SUV, Mercedes is likely to offer a hybrid version in this class.
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.