2011 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-CELL – Photos, Features

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Mercedes-Benz has introduced their new electric version car named 2011 A-Class E-CELL, will be produced in a limited 500 units will be leased to customers. The five-seater with battery-powered electric drive and features a generously dimensioned interior and luggage compartment for maximum versatility.

New Mercedes A-Class E-Cell features a permanent-field synchronous unit developing a peak output of 70 kW, a continuous power rating of 50 kW, and a high maximum torque of 290 Nm. The sprint from 0 to 60 km/h is made in 5.5 seconds, while top speed is limited to 150 km/h. Two high performance lithium batteries will provide enough power for the family electric car to travel 100 km while also providing a quiet, emission free ride.

New A-Class E-CELL also has plenty to offer in terms of Mercedes-quality equipment. Standard highlights in the premium quality AVANTGARDE version of this innovative electric car include bi-xenon headlamps, COMAND APS, an active park assist for automatic parking and the THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control system. A special additional function is the ability to preset the interior climate during charging, i.e. raising or lowering the compartment temperature according to the weather conditions. The car also has a comprehensive range of safety features, including rear window bags and sidebags, and sophisticated seating and lighting packages.


  • M 159, liquid-cooled V8 Four-stroke engine, cylinder bank angle 90°
  • Four valves/cylinder, DOHC
  • Forged and balanced crankshaft
  • Forged pistons
  • Two 74 mm (2.91 in) throttles
  • Bosch ME 9.7 ECU, electronic fuel injection
  • Tubular steel exhaust headers
  • Bore x stroke: 102.2 mm (4.02 in) × 94.6 mm (3.72 in)
  • Displacement: 378.835 cu in (6.20799 L)
  • Power: 571 PS (420 kW; 563 hp) at 6800 rpm
  • Power per litre: 92 PS (68 kW; 91 hp)
  • Torque: 650 N·m (480 lb·ft) at 4750 rpm
  • Torque per litre: 104.7 N·m (77.2 lb·ft)
  • Max. 7200 rpm
  • Engine lubrication: dry sump
  • Weight: 206 kg (450 lb)


accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.8 seconds

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