Mercedes-Benz F 125! research vehicle debuts in Frankfurt [videos]

Mercedes has unveiled the F 125! concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Envisioned as a luxury flagship for 2025, the car is a plug-in hybrid fuel-cell electric vehicle which has a 10 kWh lithium-sulphur battery, a hydrogen fuel tank and four electric motors with a peak output of 313 PS (230 kW / 308 hp). This enables the car to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 4.9 seconds, before hitting a top speed of 220 km/h (137 mph). Additionally, the F 125! can travel 50 km (31 miles) on electricity alone, before the fuel-cell activates to extend the range up to 1,000 km (621 miles).

While the exterior styling won't win everyone over, the cabin is a technological tour de force. Highlights include a 3D instrument cluster, a retractable 17-inch display and a new @yourCOMAND infotainment system which is controlled by speech, touch and hand-gestures. The latter system is highly customizable and offers internet connectivity, cloud-based computing and a Social Community Assistant which lets the driver select who can communicate with them.

Check out the press release for additional information

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Motor show Frankfurt Motor Show
Automaker Mercedes
Article type Concept Car
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