The new 2010 Mercedes- Benz S400 Hybrid can only be described as luxuriously efficient. Combining a lithium battery, a gas-efficient V-6 engine and an electric motor, this hybrid sedan will get you where you want to go without leaving behind a carbon footprint. Editor Martin Romjue explores this eco-econ-balanced world within his article: Eco-Luxury Good for Us and Our Planet.
Refuting snippy remarks about the questioned practicality of a hybrid sedan, the Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid defies all odds and achieves a perfect economic and ecological balance. This vehicle is helping to preserve the environment while still maintaining its rich feel.
Editor Martin Romjue, testing the new Mercedes Hybrid,
enjoys the pleasure of luxury driving and the satisfaction of being eco- friendly. Driving 309 miles throughout his week, Romjue still had ¼ of a tank of gas to spare.
The two command display screens in front of the driver are right within the line of vision so the driver never has to look away from the road. This screen works through voice recognition to provide navigation, audio, phone calls and monitor the engine power displays.
With a dual navigation screen, iPod adaptor, and built in Bluetooth, the steering wheel is the center for control by allowing all tasks to be right at the driver's fingertips.
The Mercedes- Benz S400 Hybrid is powered through a combined 3.5 liter, V-6 engine and an electric motor. This hybrid engine has 295 horsepower and a 7- speed automatic transmission.
The S400 provides more than enough space for even the tallest of passengers. This four door sedan has been praised for its ample legroom, supportive leather seats, spacious trunk room, and an aesthetic appeal that will create a complete luxury on wheels experience.