Mercedes-Benz introducing Natural Gas Drive E-Class and BlueEFFICIENCY Edition image

The German based automaker Mercedes-Benz has recently introduced two new eco-friendly versions of the E-Class, the Natural Gas Drive (NGD) and the BlueTEC BlueEFFICIENCY Edition.

According to the car manufacturer, the E200 NGD (Natural Gas Drive) is coming with a four-cylinder bi-fuel, which is producing a total output of 156 HP (115 kW) and 270 Nm (199 lb-ft). This is enough for a 0 to 100 km/h sprint made in 10.4 seconds and a 220 km/h (137 mph) sprint. The average fuel consumption on petrol stands at 6.3L / 100km (44.8 mpg UK / 37.3 mpg US) and the CO2 emissions at 147 g/km, while on natural gas at 4.3L / 100km and 116 g/km of CO emitted.

The Mercedes-Benz E220 BlueTEC BlueEFFICIENCY is coming with a 2.1 liter four-cylinder diesel engine, which is generating 170 HP (125 kW) and 400 Nm of torque (295 lb-ft). The model can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.3 seconds, before reaching a top speed of 227 km/h (141 mph). This version has an optimized 7G-Tronic Plus automatic transmission and a start/stop system and it can average 4.4L / 100km (64.2 mpg UK / 53.4 mpg US). CO2 emissions stop at 114 g/km. The E220 BlueTEC BlueEFFICIENCY will go on sale from 47,272.75 EUR while the E200 NGD will cost 47,808.25 EUR.