Not to be outdone by Porsche, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the F 800, a plug-in hybrid. For longer distances, “a gasoline engine equipped with the latest-generation direct-injection technology is supported by the hybrid module, thereby enabling a high-performance and efficient driving experience.” Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

It has an electric range of 30 kilometers. The efficient drive system and a CO2 bonus for the battery-electric driving mode help the F 800 with Plug-in Hybrid to a certified fuel consumption of only 2.9 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers.

[via Seriouswheels]