Here it comes: Mercedes-Benz S 560 e Plug-In Hybrid with 13.5 kWh battery

The new plug-in hybrid S-Class drives further in electric mode

Mercedes-Benz is introducing the third generation of its S-Class hybrid, the Mercedes-Benz S 560 e, which is available for order from October 10, 2018

The new S 560 e is equipped with a higher capacity battery –13.5 kWh (up 55%) for up to 50 km (31 miles) of all-electric range – thanks to 37 Ah lithium-nickel-manganese-cobalt (Li-NMC) cells instead of the previous 22 Ah. The dimensions of the new battery are smaller than those of its predecessor.

The previous generation had 8.7 kWh and 33 km (21 miles) NEDC range or 12 miles (19 km) EPA. The new EPA rating could be around 20 miles with this capacity increase.

Suggested retail price in Germany, excluding 19% VAT, starts from €96,065 (over $111,000).


Mercedes-Benz S 560 e Plug-In Hybrid/ Photo credit:

Mercedes-Benz S 560 e spec:

  • 13.5 kWh battery (37 Ah lithium-nickel-manganese-cobalt NMC cells) produced by Daimler’s Deutsche ACCUMOTIVE
  • up to 50 km (31 miles)of all-electric range
  • 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 5.0 seconds
  • System output of up to 350 kW (476 hp) and 700 Nm – 270 kW (367 hp) of the V6 petrol engine with 90 kW electric motor
  • rear wheel-drive
  • top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph), up to 130 km/h (81 mph) in all-electric mode
  • charging takes 1.5 hours (10-100% State of Charge) using 7.4 kW on-board chargerž

Technical data at a glance:

  S 560 e1
Number of cylinders/arrangement/type 6/V/petrol
Displacement (cc) 2996
Rated output of combustion engine (kW/hp at rpm) 270/367 at 5500-6000
Rated torque of combustion engine (Nm at rpm) 500 at 1800-4500
Rated output of electric motor (kW) 90
System output (kW/hp) 350/476
System torque (Nm) 700
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (s) 5.0
Top speed (km/h) 250
Top speed, electric (km/h) over 130
Fuel consumption combined (l/100 km) 2.6-2.5
Combined CO2 emissions (g/km) 59-57
Total battery capacity (kWh) 13.5
Combined electrical consumption (kWh/100 km) 20.2-20.0
Electric range (km) up to 50

(Insideevs, Caricos, Mercedes-Benz)


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