Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive debuts at New York

Mercedes unveiled an eco-friendly version of the B-Class at the New York Auto Show. We talk about the new B-Class Electric Drive, a model which is expected to hit the market next year.

Power is provided by an electric motor offering 134 horses and 310Nm of torque, enough for a 0-100 km/h sprint in about 10 seconds.

Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive

Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive

Mercedes says that the model is able to hit a top speed of 160 km/h while the lithium-ion battery pack provides a driving range of 200 kilometers.

Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive

Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive

Charging the batteries to 50% will take less than 2 hours while a full charge will take slightly more. Standard features for the new Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive include MP3 and USB connectivity, voice control, satellite navigation, Active Parking Assist, Blind Spot Assist and more other safety systems.

Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive

Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive

More information on the new German model including pricing and availability info will be released as the model’s debut gets closer.

Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive

Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive

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