The most recent Mercedes-Benz S-Class has spawned a plug-in hybrid possibility.
It is often called the S 580e, and Mercedes on Monday introduced that the electrified luxurious sedan reaches dealerships within the first half of 2023, as a 2023 mannequin.
Order books are already open, and pricing is confirmed to begin at $123,700, together with a $1,150 vacation spot cost.
The S 580e’s powertrain consists of a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 mixed with a single electrical motor, and its drive goes to all 4 wheels. Mixed output is a wholesome 510 hp, or sufficient for 0-60 mph acceleration in 5.1 seconds and a ruled high pace of 155 mph. The identical powertrain options in a Maybach S 580e that shall be supplied abroad.
2023 Mercedes-Benz S 580e
Being a plug-in hybrid, a pure electrical vary is feasible, albeit with output on this mode restricted to 148 hp. The automotive packs a 21.5-kwh battery that Mercedes mentioned delivers a variety of 62 miles on the WLTP cycle used abroad. The stricter EPA cycle would end in a decrease vary. Utilizing a DC quick charger can cost the battery from 10-80% in roughly 20 minutes, in line with Mercedes.
The S 580e is not the one plug-in hybrid model of the most recent S-Class. The 2023 mannequin yr additionally sees the arrival of the S 63 E Efficiency from AMG. This high-performance sedan includes a twin-turbo V-8 and electrical motor up entrance and a second electrical motor on the rear, with all the ability models delivering a mixed 791 hp. Pricing for this mannequin shall be introduced nearer to the market launch later this yr.