Mercedes C-Class Facelift Coming With Plug-In Hybrid Diesel?

You have substantially seen your satisfactory share of view calm surrounding a Mercedes C-Class and currently we are means to move some engaging technical specifications pleasantness of Autocar. First and foremost, a exhibit will take place in Mar during a Geneva Motor Show where a sedan and car will be introduced to a public. If you’re some-more meddlesome in saying a coupe and cabrio, these two-door models will take a crawl in Apr during a New York Auto Show.

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It is believed a C350e will be late to make approach for a new C400 EQ Power plug-in hybrid with an upgraded electric engine delivering an additional 41 horsepower along with a reworked charging complement providing quicker charging capabilities. What’s truly engaging is that a gasoline indication will be assimilated by a diesel-electric hybrid, dubbed “C400d EQ Power” and set to offer only about a same zero-emissions operation as a gasoline counterpart: adult to 31 miles (50 kilometers).

Elsewhere, some poignant updates are in draw for a conventionally powered C-Class models. Newly grown turbocharged 2.0-liter gasoline and diesel engines are in a offing and these are set to yield some-more opening and efficiency. On a gasoline side, a M 264 pumps out 188 horsepower in a C200 EQ Boost, or 7 hp some-more when compared to a M 274 unit. The reason because it’s removing a “EQ Boost” branding has to do with a doing of a amiable hybrid setup with a 48-volt electric architecture, belt-driven alternator, and a proxy 17 hp energy boost.

The M 264 will also energy a C300, though though a hybrid assist. Instead, Mercedes’ engineers will boost a turbo boost vigour to fist an additional 13 hp over a existent C300, so pattern somewhere in a segment of 255 hp.

Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe Refresh Spy Shot
Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe Refresh Spy Shot

As for a sporty C43 shown above as a coupe antecedent undergoing testing, it will infantryman on with a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 mill, though a teenager energy travel is being designed over a existent 362 hp. The range-topping C63 with a 4.0-liter V8 will exaggerate new twin-scroll turbochargers.

On a diesel side, a OM 654 will be rated during 148 hp (up by 13 hp) in a C200d, 192 hp (up by 24 hp) in a C220d, and during 241 hp (up by 40 hp) in a 300d.

Depending on engine selection, a C-Class facelift will come with possibly a six-speed primer gearbox or a nine-speed involuntary (with torque converter) replacing a effusive seven-speed unit. Needless to say, some of a models are going to be offering with all-wheel expostulate and it is believed a aforementioned C200 EQ Boost will be accessible with 4Matic.

In terms of design, a extraneous will go by watchful changes bringing somewhat reworked bumpers and mutated graphics for a LED taillights. The top-of-the-range headlights will be sanctified with Multibeam tech hereditary from a E-Class and S-Class.

2018 Mercedes GLC F-Cell executive image
2018 Mercedes GLC F-Cell executive image

Inside, a Comand infotainment complement will be brought adult to date and will underline a 10.25-inch executive arrangement as seen in a GLC F-Cell graphic above. A entirely digital 12.3-inch instrument cluster is on a agenda, as is a new multifunction touchpad with scratch recognition.

With a C-Class debuting during a commencement of March, maybe Mercedes will recover a initial images as early as February.

Source: Autocar

Attached next is a new view video, that during one indicate is display a antecedent of a hybrid model.

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