A brand new all-wheel drive diesel sedan is about to be launched on the U.S. market in the form of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz S350 BlueTEC 4MATIC, which will be making its debut next week at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show. It’s been 15 years since a diesel was offered in the S-Class flagship sedan in the U.S. and with fuel prices going the way they are, it couldn’t come sooner. Under the hood lies Mercedes-Benz’s now familiar 3.0-liter BlueTEC V-6 turbodiesel engine, which already appears in BlueTEC editions of the ML- and GL-Class SUVs. Peak output stands at 210 horsepower and 400...
Mercedes-Benz GLK Bluetec Diesel Coming In 2012
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2010 Geneva Motor Show: 2011 Mercedes-Benz E300 Bluetec Hybrid
Mercedes-Benz is raising the bar in the hybrid segment with the unveiling today of the world’s first production diesel-electric hybrid vehicle at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. Mercedes-Benz is using its E-Class platform to showcase its latest powertrain and promises the car will be on sale--at...Viknesh Vijayenthiran