Plug-in hybrid Mercedes B-Class starts at £35,280

The Mercedes-Benz B 250 e plug-in hybrid is now on sale, with prices starting from £35,280, for the B 250 e AMG Line Executive. The AMG Line Premium equipment line costs £36,780, while the AMG Line Premium Plus is £38,280. The B 250 e features a 1.3-litre petrol engine, which generates 156 bhp and 170 ft lb, with an additional 100 bhp and 243 ft lb available from the electric motor. The on-board battery has a total useable capacity of 10.6 kWh, meaning the B 250 e has an all-electric range of up to 42 miles.