Mercedes-Benz are launching the most economical luxury class vehicle in the world the E300 BlueTEC HYBRID, it will be available as a Saloon and Estate. The BlueTEC HYBRID boasts exemplary consumption levels returning 67.2mpg. The Mercedes Benz BlueTEC HYBRID will be launched on the European market whereas the E400 HYBRID will be made available on the American market first, followed by other countries such as Japan and China later.
Professor Dr. Thomas Weber, Daimler Board Member for Group Research and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars Development said "with a clear focus on the different requirements of the global markets, we are able to offer precisely the models which our customers want. The E-Class hybrids provide a clear reduction in consumption as well as a very impressive driving experience: they represent hybrid motoring at the premium level."
The new models will debut at the Detroit Motor Show from the 14th to 22nd January and will appear on the market in the course of the year.