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

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Mercedes-AMG is dedicated to electrifying its lineup, a stance
made clear with the revealing 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. Increased quantity hybrid
fashions are set to observe.

Talking to
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 function in new ‘53’ collection fashions that may begin
changing the present ‘43’ collection fashions, just like the E43.

The primary 53 collection mannequin is claimed 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 collection fashions.

The 53 collection fashions aren’t anticipated to function a plug or the
skill to run on electrical energy alone. As a substitute, they’re
anticipated to function 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 can have a tamer model of this setup.

Different vehicles anticipated to obtain the 53 remedy embody the
E-Class sedan, coupe and convertible. Little question SUVs just like the
GLE and GLE Coupe may also obtain a 53 mannequin. As a result of value
of the expertise, smaller fashions will doubtless forgo it for the
time being. 

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