25 Mar '13, 6pm

Rumormill: Mercedes accidentally reveals S-Class plug-in hybrid on the way

Rumormill: Mercedes accidentally reveals S-Class plug-in hybrid on the way

Putting a bank of batteries into the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is not a new idea – the S500 Vision Plug-in Hybrid concept was unveiled in Frankfurt in 2009, after all – but actually adding a cord to a production version sure is – at least in public. We don't know how long Daimler has been considering making a plug-in hybrid version of the S-Class, but Australian media outlets are reporting that such a vehicle was accidentally disclosed during a recent presentation in Germany. Motoring and Car Advice both say they saw a graphic of a "W222 S-Class PHEV" that showed a dash indicator of remaining battery range. There was also a "graphic drivetrain schematic featuring an electric motor sitting behind a conventional engine and a battery pack positioned in the boot," writes Car Advice . Despite this, there is, of course, no guarantee that any such vehicle will ever make it to market....

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