Mercedes-Benz Forum banner

wishing for a hybrid ML

4311 Views 33 Replies 13 Participants Last post by  Wolfgang
with the price of gas and the mpg rating of our ML, hopefully we'll see the hybrid model in the near future...the Toyota Harrier (Lexus RX400h) and Kluger (Highlander) will soon be selling in on please...

1 - 1 of 34 Posts
RE: wishing for a hybrid ML - maybe sooner than we think!

What about a ML164 diesel hybrid! That would be the ticket. Since DC bought the technology license from Toyota just before Christmas, it may happen sooner than we think.

Apparently, there is a S class diesel hybrid running around already.... that gets 34 mpg!!

Mercedes-Benz S-Class “Hybrid� develops a maximum power of 241 kW/340 hp – a new record for cars with hybrid drive systems. The V8 CDI diesel engine develops 191 kW/260 hp and 560 Nm of torque. The two electric motors, which have a combined output of 50 kW/70 hp,
FYI, my partner's 2004 Prius is simply amazing - very good power, seats 4 easily and handles the mountain highways very well. The various software algorithms they wrote into this thing area amazing. Back and forth to Whistler from Vancouver, it gets 5.2L/100 going uphill to Whistler and down to 2.8L/100 on the way back!
1 - 1 of 34 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.