Mercedes brings SCR-equipped S-Class to the US market

Christopher Goodfellow - 13 January 2011

German automotive manufacturer Mercedes has decided to use its BlueTEC Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology in its new diesel-powered S-Class saloon car.

The S350 BlueTEC 4MATIC is powered by a 3.0 litre V6 turbo-diesel engine that can produce 617Nm of torque and accelerate from 0-60mph in seven seconds.The vehicles Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank is installed under the luggage compartment floor and has a capacity of 7 gallons.

The system is capable of going 10,000 miles between Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) refills, which will be provided at its normal maintenance intervals.

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