Mercedes is recognized by its big petrol engines and isn’t that green considering this. Now, Mercedes it’s improving the V6 and V8 engines, with low friction materials, lightweight, multi-spark ignition system and direct fuel injection.
Now, the 3.5 liter V6 engine is with 24% more economical and its power was increased with 33 hp, at 301 hp.
First car that will receive the new V6 engine will be Mercedes S350 that will emit only 177g/km of CO2, instead of the Lexus Hybrid that produces 179g/km of CO2.
The 5.5 liter V8 engine will be replaced with a new 4.7 liter engine that will produce 429 hp and will be with 20% more efficient regarding the fuel consumption.
It seems that Mercedes will produce great engines that, although aren’t hybrids it will make great impact on market.