Mercedes with the potential to be an industry leader in automotive hybrid technology, Mercedes-Benz is introducing its groundbreaking S 580e 4MATIC to U.S. dealerships later this year.
The S 580e 4MATIC features a hybrid drive system, combining an advanced 3.0L I-6 six-cylinder engine and 21.5kWh battery with the performance of a powerful 148 horsepower electric motor for an unbeatable total power output of 510 horsepower – all without sacrificing fuel efficiency or emissions.
The all-electric range for the latest S 580e 4MATICl has been improved to 62 miles, as acknowledged by WLTP, almost doubling that of its predecessor. Its peak torque is 369 lb-ft – available instantly – gives the vehicle increased agility and dynamic driving performance. With a top speed of 130 mph in ELECTRIC drive program – after which soft limitation kicks in – this enhanced design also offers daily advantages, with an accessible through-loading facility from the luggage compartment, unlike previous models.
Owners can charge their S 580e 4MATIC quickly and conveniently with the optional 60 kW DC charger. Capable of boosting battery capacity from 10% to 80% in a mere 20 minutes, drivers can get back on the road without delay. 9.6kW charging is also included standard for easy at-home or public top-ups.
The Mercedes-Benz S 580e 4MATIC reflects a sophisticated balance of luxurious design and intelligence – engineered to the highest industry standards for comfort, refinement, safety, and customization. By providing unparalleled detail in every aspect imaginable, this luxury flagship offers customers an unrivaled driving experience.
E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL is an optional active suspension system that provides exceptional driving comfort and agility. Featuring individually regulated spring and damper forces for each wheel, it counteracts roll, along with pitching and lifting movements.