Hatchback 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class has got a modification on electricity. Everything started with the concept shown in Paris, and at the last exhibition New York International Auto Show in debuted the production version. The American premiere was not accidental, as the German electric car will be sold here since January . The yield on the European car market will be held later.
The new 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is the result of Daimler and Tesla partnership. The hatchback is equipped with an electric motor of 100 kW (134 horsepower) with a torque of 310 Nm, available from the first pressing on the gas pedal, and to accelerate to 100 kilometers per hour, the car will require less than 10 seconds.
Top speed is limited in the interest of increasing the range of stroke on ample mark of 160 km / h. Charge lithium-ion batteries mounted beneath the floor, enough for 200 kilometers. This gives the possibility to make trips into the countryside or even measured travel plan routes and stops. During the movement of the battery is charged as a result of the recovery of braking energy, but to replenish the charge needed to overcome at least 100 kilometers of distance, still have to spend at the outlet about two hours. According to preliminary data, the total charge 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class ED takes 6 hours.
Electric controlled by the owner via smartphone, and it’s not limited to ordinary checking the battery or the calculation of the remaining travel distance. You can preset the air conditioner to work by “weather” in the cabin in advance, or to plan the best route to travel to the places where it is possible to recharge the environmentally friendly vehicles. The hatchback is equipped with a standard collision avoidance system COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST and other modern security systems.
Interior B-Class Electric Drive meets the high standards of comfort 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz. Sporting notes traced in the hatchback saloon, though it is not an electric supercar SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive. The center console is the infotainment system Audio 20 with a USB port, CD player and navigation display Becker MAP PILOT. Improved multimedia system the COMAND Online with Internet access and voice control is available as an option.
As long as the electric B-Class in the United States a strong competitor experts see Japanese hatchback the Nissan the Leaf , in early , survived the modernization, but other manufacturers are also actively developing electric vehicles. It is also expected to launch into a series of the BMW the i3 , moreover, in two versions: with an electric motor or an electric motor, on the safety net that will have a small gasoline engine-generator.