A-Class And B-Class To Gain Plug-In Hybrid Models

A-Class And B-Class To Gain Plug-In Hybrid ModelsA-Class And B-Class To Gain Plug-In Hybrid Models

The smaller premium cars from Mercedes-Benz are to gain plug-in hybrid options to their collections.

 A250e and B250e will drive into showrooms later this year.

The models will feature a 1.3 litre petrol engine which will be combined with a 15.6 kWh battery to give the driver the best of both worlds.

The electric motor will have a zero-emission range of approximately 42 miles and will take less than 2 hours to re-charge.

The plug-in hybrids will produce lower CO2 emissions than a petrol car, which is estimated to be around 32-36g/km.

The A250e will be available as a hatchback or a saloon and the saloon-style will showcase the lower end of CO2 emissions of 32g/km.

This move by Mercedes will contribute to their goal of having more than 20 plug-in vehicles by 2020.

The plug-in hybrid A-Class and B-Class should be on sale by the end of the year, and the starting price of the A250e is estimated to be around £33,500.

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