Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive enters production

Mercedes officially announced that the new B-Class Electric Drive just entered production at the company’s plant in Rastatt. The eco-friendly model is powered by an electric motor producing 177 horsepower and 338 Nm of torque.

As you know, these electric motors provide quite impressive torque figures which help the 0-100 km/h sprint.

2014 Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive

2014 Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive

To be more specific, the model needs only 7,9 seconds to hit that mark with a top speed of 161 km/h. According to the carmaker, the Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive offers a driving range of 200 kilometers thanks to the Tesla Motors-sourced battery pack.

If you are looking forward for the all-electric version of the B-Class, you have to know that deliveries will starts firstly in the U.S. somewhere this fall.

2014 Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive

2014 Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive

European markets will get the model later this year, towards the end. In terms of styling, the B-Class Electric Drive is identical to the normal model.

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