The new Mercedes S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY was declared the 2012 World Green Car.
According to the German automaker This is the second time in World Green Car history that a Mercedes-Benz technology has won this prestigious honour.
The Mercedes-Benz E 320 BlueTEC technology was the 2007 World Green Car winner.
The Mercedes-Benz S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY will produce just 155 grams of CO2 per kilometer. This follows a trend being held by a number of automakers to make their largest sedans less polluting.
The engine is a four-cylinder turbo that has a total power of 204 HP and 500 NM of torque and delivers a total of 5,7 liters engine per 100 kilometers. 6 l/100km, that’s amazing for S Class !
It accelerates the large saloon from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.2 seconds, with a top speed of 240 km/h.
A further feature of the innovative and highly efficient diesel engine is fourth-generation common-rail direct injection. The rail pressure of 2000 bar is crucial in order to deliver 150 kW (204 hp) of engine power and maximum torque of 500 Nm in combination with low untreated emissions.