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Mercedes Benz B-Class At NY Auto Show

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Mercedes Benz B-Class At NY Auto Show
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A powerful lithium-ion battery feeds energy to the electric drive and is accommodated in the so-called "Energy Space" in the vehicle’s underfloor %u2013 a solution which is both space-saving and safe. Thanks

Mercedes Benz B-Class At NY Auto Show

In the USA, the charging time for a range of about 60 miles (100 km) is less than 2 hours at 240 V/40 A.

Mercedes Benz B-Class At NY Auto Show

Quiet and local emission-free drive power is provided by an electric motor generating more than 100 kW.

Mercedes Benz B-Class At NY Auto Show

Thanks to this intelligent packaging, the five-seater retains the familiar, generous interior space and luggage space of the B-Class.

Mercedes Benz B-Class At NY Auto Show

The B-Class Electric Drive will be launched first in the USA at the beginning of 2014, where it will be the first luxury battery electric car from Mercedes-Benz in the market. It will be launched in European markets subsequently.

Mercedes Benz B-Class At NY Auto Show

The interior underscores the high comfort standards of Mercedes-Benz. High-quality materials and finely structured surfaces, premium details, and precise finishing all highlight the fact that electric driving is defined at a very high level according to the philosophy of Mercedes-Benz.

Mercedes Benz B-Class At NY Auto Show

The maximum speed is electronically limited to 100 mph (160 km/h) in the interests of operating range. Depending on the respective driving cycle, the range is around 115 miles (200 km).

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Mercedes Benz B-Class At NY Auto Show

While the car is on the move, the electric drive itself contributes to a favourable energy balance through recuperation, by converting kinetic energy into electric current in deceleration mode and during braking and feeding this energy into the battery.

Mercedes Benz B-Class At NY Auto Show

A new-generation electric car is celebrating its world premiere at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive makes a debut.

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