2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Hybrid Inadvertently Confirmed

Mercedes showed a user interface system sporting an “E Drive” mode along with battery usage gauge

by  Jim Davis  | 

|

Good morning everyone and happy Friday. The latest news to hit the web regarding the highly anticipated 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class come from an inadvertent admission by Mercedes themselves during a media presentation. What’s the big news? Confirmation of a plug-in hybrid version of the new S-Class.

The media presentation, held in Sindelfingen, Germany, was hosted with the purpose of showing off the new S-Class’ user interface system. Screenshots of the TFT instrument panel showed an “E Drive” mode along with a battery usage gauge. Also shown off during the presentation was a graphic that showed the S-Class drive-train schematic with an electric motor located behind the engine, with a battery pack mounted in the boot.

Not surprising of course, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class hybrid has yet to be officially confirmed and Mercedes will not comment on whether the photos shown during the presentation signify their intent to produce a Hybrid S-Class. According to spokesmen Jerry Stamoulis, until the S-Class’ official debut on May 15, no drive-train information will be revealed. We can say however with pretty good certainty that Mercedes will have a Hybrid S-Class in the 2014 lineup.

READ MORE: Uncategorized

|
 
01 / 22 >
2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class exterior 99
01 / 22 >

GET IN TOUCH

Tips, Requests & Questions
Jobs

ABOUT US

About eMercedesBenz
Trademark Information
Terms of Use
Privacy Policy eMercedesBenz the world's leading online Mercedes-Benz magazine dedicated to covering the Mercedes-Benz, Maybach and smart brands. Established with the intent of bringing Mercedes-themed content from across the globe to one centralized location, eMercedesBenz has since grown to become the world's foremost Mercedes magazine by which to find the latest news, information, reviews and rumors pertaining to the Mercedes-Benz family of brands. In addition, eMercedesBenz also offers a distinct lifestyle section featuring an assortment of products and services. Each week, our team finds the hottest new gear, the latest style and the best places to travel in a variety of categories, all of which are aimed at making your life better, more refined and more enjoyable.