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New Merc S-Class in Band C

The S 250 CDI drops the Mercedes-Benz S-Class into Band C.

Mercedes-Benz has announced the creation of the S 250 CDI BlueEfficiency; it was launched at the Paris Motor Show. 

Fitted with a four-cylinder turbodiesel engine, it has an official combined cycle fuel consumption figure of 6.8 litres/100km. CO2 emissions are 149g/km, which apparently makes it the first car in its class with emissions of less than 150g/km and hence it is in Band C for taxation in Ireland.

Mercedes describes the S 250 CDI BlueEfficiency as demonstrating its commitment to producing efficient cars.  The company hasn't said whether it will import the model to Ireland as yet, but it's highly likely.

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Published on October 4, 2010
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