2011 Mercedes-Benz S-Class receives new engines

Article by Christian A., on September 25, 2010

Mercedes-Benz’s 2011 S-Class model will be offered with four new diesel and petrol engines. The new units will feature direct injection in the diesel engines, as well as in the new V6 and V8 BlueDIRECT petrol engines.

They will also be equipped with the revised 7G-TRONIC PLUS 7-speed automatic transmission and the ECO start/stop function.

The package is complemented by other BlueEFFICIENCY measures including the load-controlled oil pump and tires with lower rolling resistance.

The S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY model is priced from €71,876, and is able to deliver 204 hp. It also boasts a fuel consumption rating of 5.7 l/100km (41 mpg), while its CO2 emissions are at 149 g/km.

The new V6 diesel in the S 350 BlueTEC (with a starting price of €76,279) develops 258 hp and has a combined consumption of 6.8 l/100km (35 mpg), while emitting 177 g/km of CO2.

With 306hp in the S 350 BlueEFFICIENCY (with a starting price of €78,718) and 435hp in the S 500 BlueEFFICIENCY (with a starting price of €99,186), the new BlueDIRECT engine generation is now available in V6 and V8 petrol variants.

The range-topping S 600, with its 517 hp 12-cylinder biturbo engine, is priced from €156,961.

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Recommended

One of the executives at Volkswagen tagged in the so-called Dieselgate scandal has pleaded not guilty to a list of allegations surrounding the carmaker’s actions to cheat emissions regulations in...
by - February 27, 2017
When the Crown De Luxe saloon was first released in 1972, it was at that time the most lavish Toyota model available to British customers. Both unusual and exclusive, one...
by - February 27, 2017
The ride-sharing fleet of sharing Lyft Inc. will soon include thousands of specially fitted self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles, courtesy of General Motors. If plans push through, Lyft’s clients would...
by - February 27, 2017
J.D. Power has officially released the 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study, an annual list of the most dependable brands in the auto industry. Once again coming on top is Lexus, the...
by - February 26, 2017
Citroen revealed that its entry to the Chinese market is moving forward with the planned release of the new generation C5. While still on sale on this part of the...
by - February 26, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries