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Mercedes-Benz B Class

  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz B Class Electric Drive Live Photos

    Mercedes-Benz doesn't yet offer a front-wheel drive model in the U.S, at least until the new CLA Class lands. In Europe however, it's gone through three generations of A Class and it's now on the second-gen B Class, a spacious family hatchback. The 2013 New York Auto Show sees the debut of an electric version of that vehicle, the B Class Electric Drive. Under the metallic blue skin you'll find a 100 kilowatt (134 horsepower), 228 pound-foot electric motor, powering the front wheels. Mercedes says the instant torque--developed from a standstill, like virtually all electric cars--corresponds to...

  • Mercedes-Benz Concept B Class Electric Drive, 2012 Paris Auto Show
    Mercedes-Benz B Class Electric Coming To U.S.: Report (Compliance Car Watch)

    It's hard to miss a Mercedes-Benz compact hatchback when it's wrapped in a shiny blue-chrome finish. That was the attention-grabbing color the luxury German maker used at the recent Paris Auto Show to distinguish its two electric models, the 2014 SLS AMG Electric Drive all-electric supercar and the...

  • Mercedes-Benz B-Class E-Cell Plus Concept
    2014 Mercedes-Benz All-Electric B-Class Replaces Plug-in Hybrid Plans

    At the start of this year, we told you that Mercedes-Benz was planning to introduce a B Class range-extended plug-in hybrid to the U.S. market some time during 2013. Now it seems the German automaker has changed its mind, replacing plans for a plug-in hybrid with an all-electric B Class jointly...

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