Premium German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has revealed the newest member of the 2018 S-Class family, the S 560e plug-in hybrid, at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The car gets the third generation hybrid unit at its core and is capable of covering a distance of 50 kilometres purely on electric power. The lithium-ion battery pack is also of the same size, however, the output has been increased to 13.5kWh over the previous 8.7kWh.
Based on what can be seen, the Mercedes-Benz S 560e gets the traditional S-Class face with a large grille with three horizontal chrome slats.
Under the hood, the vehicle gets a 362bhp producing V6 spark-ignition engine which in combination with an electric motor generates 480bhp of power.
The car gets three spoke steering wheel with a flat bottom for the sporty quotient along with premium leather upholstery. It also gets a large head-up display and infotainment system.
Interestingly, the vehicle also gets ‘Intelligent operating system with Eco Assist’. This technology gives out driving recommendations and efficiency strategy based on route profile, speed limits and distance from vehicles ahead.
The Mercedes-Benz S560e gets a sloping roofline and large LED tail lamps that gives it the traditional S-Class charm.