Mercedes E320 BlueTec: World Green Car of 2007

Posted By on April 5, 2007

2007 MB E320 BlueTec
European diesels made a good impression at the New York auto show in 2007. The Mercedes-Benz E320 Bluetec took top honors with more votes than the BMW Hydrogen 7 and the Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion. The initial entry list had 14 contenders, including the Saab 9-5 BioPower flex-fuel, Fiat Panda, Citroen C2 Stop & Start and Subaru R1e. The Green Car honor was part of the World Car of the Year award ceremonies held at the New York Auto Show in which the the Lexus LS 460 was given the top honor.

VW Polo BlueMotionI wonder how much of the voting was influenced by the Polo BlueMotion not being available in the United States?


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