Mercedes-Benz F125

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Mercedes-Benz F125
Mercedes-Benz F125! (front quarter).jpg
Overview
ManufacturerMercedes-Benz
Production2011 (Concept car)
DesignerGorden Wagener
Body and chassis
ClassGrand tourer (S)
Body style2-door coupé
LayoutFront-engine, all-wheel-drive
DoorsGull-wing
Powertrain
EngineElectric motor
Dimensions
Wheelbase131 in (3.33 m)
Length197 in (5.00 m)
Width78 in (1.98 m)
Height56 in (1.42 m)

The Mercedes-Benz F125 is an electrically driven, hydrogen fuel cell concept car unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. It is named 125 to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Mercedes-Benz.[1]

Mercedes-Benz F125 rear

The 197 in (5.00 m) long 2-door coupé has front gullwing doors and provides access to the front and rear seats.

Powered by an electric motor at each wheel creating a rear-drive biased four-wheel drive "e4MATIC" system. The front motors provide 67 bhp (50 kW; 68 PS) and the rear 134 bhp (100 kW; 136 PS) with a total peak of 308 bhp (230 kW; 312 PS) electric motor, powered by a 10-kWh capacity lithium-sulfur battery located in a vertical position behind the rear seats. The batteries are provided energy by a hydrogen fuel cell located between the front wheels.

The F125 has a claimed acceleration time to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds and a top speed of 220 km/h.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mercedes-Benz F125 Concept". Car and Driver. September 2011. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  2. ^ "The new Mercedes-Benz F 125! research vehicle".

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