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HomeMalaysia NewsCar Lover Penang CM Gets Mercedes-Benz S560e Luxury Hybrid; Know All Features

Car Lover Penang CM Gets Mercedes-Benz S560e Luxury Hybrid; Know All Features

Kuala Lumpur: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has purchased a new Mercedes-Benz S560e luxury hybrid car to replace the Mercedes S300L purchased in 2013.

The Penang State Secretary’s Office (SUK) in a statement today said that the purchase of the car was approved by the Penang Executive Council (MMK) on 29 Nov 2019.

“The purchase of the Mercedes S560e is to replace the existing official car, the Mercedes S300L which was purchased for RM298,263.75 in 2013,” he said.

According to the statement, the date of purchase of the Mercedes S560e is 31 Dec 2020 with a purchase cost of RM458,122.78, which is a savings of RM127,765.22 from the original price.

Vehicle Type: front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

Powertrain: twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 24-valve 3.0-liter V-6, 362 hp, 369 lb-ft; AC motor, 121 hp, 325 lb-ft; combined output, 469 hp, 516 lb-ft; 13.5-kWh lithium-ion battery pack

Transmission: 9-speed automatic with manual shifting mode


Wheelbase: 124.6 in
Length: 206.9 in
Width: 74.8 in
Height: 58.8 in
Curb weight (C/D est): 5000 lb

Performance (C/D EST)
Zero to 60 mph: 4.7 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 12.2 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 13.4 sec
Top speed: 155 mph

EPA Fuel economy (C/D EST)
Combined/city/highway: 28/25/32 mpg
Combined gasoline+electricity: 65 MPGe
EV range: 30 miles