Mercedes-Benz is introducing the new S 350 BlueTEC. Equipped with a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system using AdBlue, the S350 BlueTEC already complies with the emission levels which are planned for 2014 with the introduction of the EU 6 standard.
With combined fuel consumption of 6.8 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers (35 mpg US) NEDC—corresponding to CO2 emissions of 177 grams per kilometer—the new V6 diesel model is 11% more economical than its predecessor. At the same time, the power output is up 10% at 190 kW (258 hp) and torque is 15% higher at 620 N&iddot;m (457 lb-ft).
The s350 BlueTEC accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.1 seconds and has a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) electronically limited).
The AdBlue tank is installed under the luggage compartment floor and has a capacity of 25.7 liters (6.8 gallons). The tank is replenished at the regular maintenance intervals every 25,000 kilometers (15,500 miles). The price for the new S 350 BlueTEC stands at €76,279 (US$95,677).