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Review of Mercedes’ New S500 Plug-in Hybrid

Posted on September 22, 2014

Planned for Australian delivery by the end of 2015 at a price officials suggest will be close to the existing $309,530 (plus on-roads) for the regular S500, it succeeds the earlier diesel-electric S300 BlueTEC Hybrid and petrol-electric S400 Hybrid but adds one vital new element, namely the ability of its battery to be charged via either standard household mains electricity or a high voltage electrical system – rather than simply by recuperated means or on the go via the petrol engine.

Full review and photo gallery at www.drive.com.au.

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