Mercedes has released a new promotional video which highlights the transfer of F1 technology to road going models

Mercedes has released a new promotional video which highlights the transfer of F1 technology to road going models

Simply titled "The Best," the clip focuses on the company's fuel efficient powertrains in Formula One and the new S500 Plug-in Hybrid. The video also features cameo appearances from Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton who disagree about who is the best driver.

As we have previously reported, the S500 Plug-in Hybrid a twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 engine and an electric motor that work together to produce a combined maximum output of 435 bhp (325 kW) and 479 lb-ft (650 Nm) of torque. This setup enables the luxury sedan to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 5.2 seconds, average 2.8L / 100 km (84 mpg US / 100.8 mpg UK) and travel up to 33 km (20.5 miles) on electricity alone.

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