2021 Mercedes S-Class PHEV Long-Wheelbase (LWB) can drive 100KM (63 miles) without its V8 petrol engine.
Even with an empty battery, a full charge i.e from 0% can be achieved in around 30 minutes.
It starts at $146k or about N60 million, excluding taxes and destination charges in Nigeria.
The plug-in hybrid version of Daimler’s flagship Mercedes-Benz S-Class Long-Wheelbase has gone on sale with prices starting at almost £105,000 ($146k; N60 million, excluding taxes and destination charges in Nigeria)
The extended super-saloon, called the S 580 e, comes with a 3-litre petrol engine and an electric motor. With an electric output of 110 kW/150 hp, its 28.6 kWh battery allows drivers to cover up to 63 miles (100 kilometres) without using its combustion engine.
The range has more than doubled compared with the previous model of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The top speed in the electric drive program is 140 km/h, after which the speed is softly limited.
An 11 kW charger is on board as standard for three-phase charging from the AC grid, while a 60 kW DC charger is available for fast charging with direct current. Even with an empty battery, a full charge can be achieved in around 30 minutes.
The plug-in hybrid Mercedes S 580 e L is offered to customers in three different trim levels, including the AMG Line Premium, AMG Line Premium Plus and the range-topping AMG Line Premium Plus Executive model.
The base AMG Line Premium, starting at £104,490, comes with a 20-inch alloy wheels, a Burmester 3D surround-sound system and a panoramic sliding sunroof.
There are also 12.3-inch digital instrument display, a 12.8-inch touchscreen and a remote parking package with a 360-degree manoeuvring camera. Electrically adjustable rear seats with memory functions and climatised outer rear seats round out the kit list.
The new Mercedes-Benz S 580 e L is available to order now, in both short and long wheelbase versions, but deliveries of the flagship luxury sedan to customers is expected to start before the year runs out.
Source : Daimler