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Mercedes presented conceptual pickup Reporter

Innovation showed at an exhibition of commercial motor transport in Hanover.

company MBTech, the branch of concern Daimler AG working over creation of hi-tech units and aggregates for cars of Mercedes-Benz, developed a conceptual pickup of the future. The innovation received title Mercedes Reporter. Representatives MBTech stress that kontsept not simply beautiful design car. It is attempt to show how commercial machines in the future will look. Besides the pickup urged to show technical potential of the new system DualX E-Drive consisting of a hybrid power plant and system of an all wheel drive.

Mercedes Reporter has in a length of 499,5 sm, 195 sm in breadth and in 189,0 sm in altitude. The wheelbase constitutes 330 see Under a cowling kontsepta the traditional internal-combustion engine in volume of 1,2-litre, working on gas is installed. It actuates front wheels while the rear axle is rotated by a 25-kilowadded electric motor. General power of a hybrid power plant constitutes 102 h.p.

On selection to the driver kontsepta it is offered three versions of motion – « ecological » « city » and « a maximum power ». At complete refuelling of a bottle by gas, the car can pass 300 km at speed to 130 km/h.

it is necessary to mark also that on a roof kontsepta Mercedes Reporter small solar batteries are installed. They generate energy for air-conditioner activity.

hardly the similar pickup appears on sale, but it is possible to assert safely that some technical innovations Mercedes Reporter find the place in the future serial cars Mercedes.