Replacement Parts for the Mercedes Benz S Class Hybrid Sedan

Written by Jenny McLane

The combination of electric drive withrepparttar 7G-Tronic automatic transmission ensures thatrepparttar 140881 S-Class "Hybrid" constantly operates atrepparttar 140882 optimum level. "This reduces fuel consumption by 15 to 25 percent depending onrepparttar 140883 driving cycle, while atrepparttar 140884 same time enhancing comfort," says Prof. Herbert Kohler, Head ofrepparttar 140885 Vehicle Body and Drive Systems Directorate at DaimlerChrysler AG.

Combining a V8 diesel engine withrepparttar 140886 latest generation of hybrid drive systems developed jointly by DaimlerChrysler and General Motors, Mercedes Benz introducesrepparttar 140887 S Class Hybrid, which unlike many conventional hybrids,repparttar 140888 system dispenses with a torque converter; this is replaced byrepparttar 140889 hybrid-specific components. The hybrid concept is based onrepparttar 140890 7G-Tronic automatic transmission in combination withrepparttar 140891 P1/2 hybrid transmission, which thanks to its compact dimensions does not restrict interior space.

"The use ofrepparttar 140892 7G-Tronic automatic transmission makes for a comfort level that is unique inrepparttar 140893 world of hybrids," emphasized Weber. "Shifting is even faster and more convenient in continuously variable mode." Setting a new record for cars with hybrid drive system,repparttar 140894 S Class has a maximum output of 340 horsepower. The two electric motors have a combined output of 70 horsepower. The diesel can be started at any time without transition, independently of driving mode. The V8 diesel engine rechargesrepparttar 140895 battery whilerepparttar 140896 vehicle is in motion while energy is recovered during braking.

2005 BMW M5 Performance and Luxury at Its best at Partstrain

Written by Jenny McLane

The all-new fourth generation M5 pushes that envelope even further withrepparttar first V10 engine to power a production sedan. The new V10 produces 507 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque by European measure. This new engine is mated to a seven-speed SMG transmission. With this new powertrain,repparttar 140880 M5 offersrepparttar 140881 best power-to-weight ratio in its class.

This new engine offers 100 horsepower per liter of displacement, pure racecar territory. The 90o V10 is designed for maximum stiffness and minimum vibration. The new V10 features double-VANOS variable valve timing. Each cylinder has its own electronically controlled throttle butterfly. The new MS S65 engine management system usesrepparttar 140882 most powerful processors currently approved for use in automobiles.

The new BMW M5 features gear changes that are 20 percent faster with a seven-speed SMG gearbox. Six of these programs can be selected inrepparttar 140883 sequential manual gearbox mode (S mode). These programs adjust shifting speed and style because, inrepparttar 140884 S mode,repparttar 140885 driver does allrepparttar 140886 shifting. Inrepparttar 140887 Drive (D mode)repparttar 140888 transmission shifts automatically, depending on which ofrepparttar 140889 five programs is selected.

An impressive drive comfort, The Dynamic Stability Control system inrepparttar 140890 M5 has been designed to suit its performance. Of course,repparttar 140891 DSC can be deactivated atrepparttar 140892 push of a button. The M5's DSC also offersrepparttar 140893 choice of two driving dynamics programs. One allows DSC to functionrepparttar 140894 way it always has. Atrepparttar 140895 touch of a button,repparttar 140896 M Dynamic Mode is engaged which lets DSC facilitate more spirited driving.

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