Mercedes-Benz F800

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F800 Style
Mercedes-Benz F800 Style.jpg
Production2009 (Concept car)
Body and chassis
ClassExecutive car (E)
Body style4-door saloon
RelatedMercedes-Benz CLS
Engineinternal combustion engine and electric motor

The Mercedes-Benz F800 Style is a concept car made by the German brand Mercedes-Benz and first shown at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. It was a preview to the second generation Mercedes-Benz CLS.[1]


The F800 Style is a 5-seat executive saloon that is powered by efficient drive technologies and expresses the new design language of Mercedes-Benz that would influence several aspects of the brand's subsequent production models. It features a multi drive platform, which is suited for electric drives with fuel cells as well as the use of plug-in hybrids. Long wheelbase, short body overhangs, a coupe-like roof line and the rear sliding doors are the main features of the F800 Style research vehicle.[2] The front of the car is very similar to the SLS AMG model.

Engine and Drivetrain[edit]

F800 Style Plug-in Hybrid

Powered by a 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine, the plug-in hybrid version of the concept vehicle has an output of 296 bhp (221 kW; 300 PS). It features the next-generation direct injection and a hybrid module with an output of about 107 bhp (80 kW; 108 PS), delivering a total power of around 403 bhp (301 kW; 409 PS).[3]

The F800 Style has a drive range of 30 km (19 mi) solely on electric power thanks to the lithium-ion battery with a storage capacity of >10 kWh. The battery can be recharged either at a charging station or a household power socket.

The F800 Style is able to reach a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) and accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds. In the electric mode the concept reaches a maximum speed of 120 km/h (75 mph).

F800 Style F-CELL

The F800 Style can also be driven using an electric drive based on fuel cell technology. This version has a maximum power output of 100 kW (136 PS; 134 bhp) and a torque of 290 N⋅m (214 lb⋅ft). The concept car is able to reach a maximum speed of 180 km/h (111.8 mph) (electronically limited). The use of the fuel cell technology gives the car a range of almost 600 km (370 mi), with 5.2 kilograms of hydrogen.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Pullman, Ben (21 February 2011). "Mercedes F800 Style concept (2010) first pictures". Car. Retrieved 29 February 2012.
  2. ^ Concept Vehicles - Mercedes-Benz Official Page
  3. ^ "Mercedes F800". Auto Express. November 2010. Retrieved 29 February 2012.