Travel of British journalist Andrew Frankel from Africa to Foggy Albion driving a hybrid version of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class will be a great advertisement for the German model.
The journalist of the Autocar edition on the Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTEC Hybrid sedan drove from the Moroccan city of Tangier to the English Goodwood, without making stops for refueling along the way. Andrew Frankel covered the distance of 1,968 km in 27 hours with an average fuel consumption of 3.1 liters perstewardrun, writes the WCF edition. According to the driver, the road conditions during the marathon, which ran along the roads of four countries, were very varied.
The journalist collidedwith severe elevation changes, heavy rain, sweltering heat and traffic jams during rush hour. .
The Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTEC Hybrid is equipped with a diesel-electric power plant that combines a 204-horsepower internal combustion engine and an electric motor with a capacity of 27 liters. with. The unit allows the car to accelerate in 7.
5 seconds. before the firsthundredsand develop a top speed of 241 km / h.
Note that the world record in fuel efficiency belongs to John and Helena Taylor, who drove 2,616.9 km without refueling on the diesel version of the Volkswagen Passat. During the trip, 2.
8 liters of fuel were consumed for every 100 km.