The long awaited Mercedes S400 Hybrid will finally go on sale in 2016 as the 2017 model. Since most of you already know much about the S Class and its qualities, let’s get to work and see what the new generation and the very first model powered by hybrid engine brings to the table. The upcoming S400 Hybrid is similar to the S500 model, but there are several things that make them different. This big, luxury car will definitely have your mind blown with its amazing, design, powerful and environmental-friendly engine, and luxurious cabin. The carmaker announced that the model has received full duty exemptions and that will hit the market more powerful than ever. We have a lot of juicy details to share with you, stay tuned.
2017 Mercedes S400 Hybrid Exterior
As far as the exterior design of the 2017 Mercedes S400 Hybrid is concerned, it is quite obvious that attention has been paid to every single detail to offer customers ultra-luxury facilities, both inside and outside. The new flagship luxury sedan doesn’t differ much from the regular S Class in terms of exterior.
It will sport most of trademark features of the regular S-Class like trademark grille, the same headlight shape. It will also have the same, flaunting and striking profile. However, the new 2017 Mercedes S400 Hybrid will sit on a set of newly designed wheels, exclusive for this model though. All details seem to be familiar, but the vehicle now looks bolder because of arching character lines that now seem to be crisper.
Mercedes S400 Hybrid 2017 Interior
The cabin of the 2017 Mercedes S400 Hybrid boasts clean, and twin-tier horizontal look. Everything looks better because of high-contrast materials and better accents. As always, they will use cutting-edge leather for covering surfaces, with great number of wood and aluminum trims. Everything about the cabin of the new S400 Hybrid seems to be polished, modern, and luxurious. The cabin is staffed with latest technological features including Thermotronic climate control, Nappa leather steering wheel, head restraint cushions, 12.3-inch high-resolution TFT screens, DVD player and many others.
Even though the dimensions of the wheelbase won’t be changed, the cabin will be more spacious, with 12 mm of additional headroom space, and 14 mm of shoulder room space for the driver and front passengers. The rear passengers will get 9 mm of additional shoulder room, and 14 mm of additional knee room. As for the driving aids, there will be Cross Traffic Assist, Pre-Safe Brake, Active Lane Keep Assist, and others.
2017 Mercedes S400 Hybrid Engine
The latest edition of this flagship luxurious sedan incorporates hybrid technology. Thanks to this technology, fuel efficiency is improved considerably. Also, thanks to the technology, the vehicle offers more power and better performance.
Under the hood of the new S400 Hybrid, you will find a 3.5 liter direct-injection normally-aspirated V6 engine that kicks out 306 horses and 370 Nm of torque. There is also a 27 hp/250 Nm electric motor and a 7G-Tronic Plus transmission. The vehicle can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in seven seconds.