Report: Mercedes-AMG to introduce ‘53’ sequence hybrids, beginning with subsequent CLS

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Mercedes-AMG is dedicated to electrifying its lineup, a stance
made clear with the disclosing of the 805-horsepower
GT hybrid sedan idea at March’s 2017 Geneva auto present.

The primary of AMG’s hybrids would be the
Components One-powered Venture One hypercar debuting in
September on the 2017 Frankfurt auto present. Greater quantity hybrid
fashions are set to comply with.

Chatting with
Wheels, a supply at Mercedes-Benz stated AMG will
begin by providing a hybrid powertrain pairing Mercedes’ new
three.Zero-liter turbocharged inline-6 with an electrical motor. This
setup will characteristic in new ‘53’ sequence fashions that can begin
changing the present ‘43’ sequence fashions, just like the E43.

The primary 53 sequence mannequin is alleged to be a CLS53 primarily based on the

next-generation CLS debuting in 2018. Its inline-6 is
anticipated to ship about 430 horsepower with an electrical motor
so as to add round 70 hp to that determine. That’s up significantly on
the 396 hp delivered by the three.Zero-liter turbocharged V-6 featured
within the present crop of 43 sequence fashions.

The 53 sequence fashions aren’t anticipated to characteristic a plug or the
potential to run on electrical energy alone. As an alternative, they’re
anticipated to characteristic a gentle hybrid setup the place the electrical
motor, known as an
built-in starter generator (ISG), aids the engine and
recovers vitality beneath braking. Common Mercedes fashions utilizing
the brand new inline-6 may have a tamer model of this setup.

Different vehicles anticipated to obtain the 53 therapy embrace the
E-Class sedan, coupe and convertible. Little question SUVs just like the
GLE and GLE Coupe may even obtain a 53 mannequin. As a result of price
of the expertise, smaller fashions will possible forgo it for the
time being. 

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