• Mercedes-Benz S560e Plug-In Hybrid: The Electrified S-class Sedan with Confusing Badging

    13 days ago - By Car and Driver

    We're getting used to the modern reality that a number on a Mercedes-Benz's decklid no longer bears any relation to the car's engine displacement or, well, much of anything at all. Consider the refreshed-for-2018 S-class , which adopts S450 and S560 badges to denote its base 3.0-liter six-cylinder and up-market 4.0-liter eight-cylinder models. Continuing this trend, Benz has assigned S560e nomenclature to its replacement for the equally nonsensically named S550e plug-in hybrid . As before, the PHEV S-class mates a 3.0-liter V-6 engine to an electric motor and a battery, only now it gains...
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