E400 Hybrid And GLK250 BlueTEC Make Their East Coast Debut

Mercedes-Benz will present the latest in safety systems and sustainable drivetrains at the Washington Auto Show held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center starting today, Friday, Feb. 1.

From a sustainable motoring perspective, Mercedes-Benz showcases various drivetrains within the alternative fuel category.

The all-new 2014 E400 Hybrid features a two-mode hybrid drivetrain with full electric power, combining electric power with a gasoline engine.

Both the new E400 Hybrid and the S400 Hybrid deliver seamless acceleration with superlative fuel economy and Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle certification.

The GLK250 BlueTEC will also be on display. Mercedes-Benz said it is equipped with the world’s cleanest and most advanced diesel.

The debut of diesel powertrain in this model line, the first in its segment, the GLK250 BlueTEC features a 2.1 liter four cylinder diesel engine with 190 horsepower and 369 pound-foot of torque.

In addition, Mercedes-Benz is showcasing the B-Class fuel-cell car which features renewable, zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell power. This five door, four passenger hydrogen-electric car provides 134 horsepower and 214 pound-foot of torque. The model is currently available for lease in California.