Mercedes-Benz GLC plug-in hydrogen fuel-cell coming in 2017

June 24th, 2016 by


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The 2017 version of Mercedes Benz’s GLC will be a first in many ways. It will use fuel-cell technology, a lithium ion battery and a hydrogen tank.

The powerful 9 kWh lithium ion battery pack is very compact and can be fitted in the rear of the SUV in order to save considerable space. The GLC can run up to 50 km on just battery-electric power. The lithium ion battery can be conveniently charged almost anywhere: at a Mercedes Benz wall box, a standard household socket, or a public charging station.

Hydrogen, approximately 4 kg, is stored in 2 carbon fiber encased tanks that have been built into the vehicle floor. The tank can be filled in an amazing 3 minutes. The clever combination of the ground breaking plug-in fuel-cell drive and the smart operating strategy ensures energy efficiency and zero-emission. The recuperation function lets energy to be recuperated and stored in the battery during the times of braking and cruising.

The fuel stack in the car uses 90% less platinum making sure the car remains ecofriendly.

Officially, no price of the hydrogen F-cell version of the GLC model has yet been disclosed by Mercedes Benz. The Mercedes Benz GLC 2017 SUV is family friendly and is perfect for daily use. The latest GLC car will change the perception of the automobile industry.

To know more about the latest Mercedes Benz GLC version or to book your next car visit Mercedes Benz Brampton today.








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