Introducing the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is quite simply the benchmark for driving excellence, exceptional luxury and supreme refinement. As the Mercedes-Benz flagship saloon, the S-Class is one of the most iconic models in Mercedes-Benz history, and an automotive icon in its own right due to the trailblazing, cutting-edge technology in which it showcases.
The S-Class is a car that sets the standard for Mercedes-Benz, with its technology often filtering through to other models in the range. The technology is so impressive that it sees other manufacturers try and replicate it in their models too.
Discover the unprecedented excellence of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class in all of its splendor below and discover just what makes this particular car an automotive icon.
Design and Practicality
Class, a term in which the Mercedes-Benz S-Class emits with effortless ease. From the elongated limousine-like silhouette, to the iconic 3-pointed star being the focal point of the long bonnet, the S-Class sets the standard for the perfect luxury saloon.
As the flagship Mercedes-Benz saloon, the S-Class is the largest in terms of size and practicality. There is also the option to specify an S-Class in either a standard or long specification.
Stunning looks and custom practicality is also complemented by clever weight saving and aerodynamic improvements. These comprise of the body being made with aluminium to reduce weight and measures such as flush door handles enable better economy.
Rear-axle steering also means the S-Class is easy to maneuver around tight city streets.
Technology and Safety
As the revolutionary model of the automotive world, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is certainly not lacking with unbelievable, cutting-edge technology and intelligent safety.
The second generation of MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) is debuted in the new S-Class, recognising, anticipating and predicting the intentions of occupants, via hand movements and body language. There is also a staggering 10 different massage programmes for the seats too.
Ambient interior lighting provided by 250 LEDs ensures driver and passengers are in a realm of fine, luxury ambiance with a central 12.8-inch portrait touch screen/infotainment system at the heart of the cabin.
A state-of-the-art augmented reality head-up display provides useful information in the driver's eye-line. There is also a 4D soundsystem comprising of 30 speakers for the perfect audio experience.
Engines and Performance
Thanks to 4-wheel steering and clever ACTIVE SUSPENSION to counteract body lean through corners, despite the S-Class' limousine like body, the car is still able to be as agile as more compact Mercedes-Benz models. Air suspension is also standard for supreme comfort, ironing out harsh road surfaces.
Each S-Class comes with a seemless nine-speed automatic gearbox, with the ability to choose rear or four-wheel drive, depending on personal preference and specification choice.
S-Class engine availability includes a 3.0-litre mild-hybrid petrol engine with 362bhp called the S450, which see its power increased to 429bhp in the S500 variant. The petrol engine is joined by a 2.9-litre diesel with either 282bhp in the S350d or 325bhp in the S400d.
Experience the New Mercedes-Benz S-Class
The iconic legacy continues with the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class, as this flagship saloon car has yet again raised set a new benchmark for supreme luxury, faultless refinement and incredible technology.
With a focus on driving pleasure and practicality also high on the agenda for the S-Class, Mercedes-Benz have once again gone above and beyond what is expected for the textbook luxury saloon car.
The scope for customisation and choice with the various fuel, engine and specification options enable the possibility to create an S-Class perfect for you and your needs.
Interested in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class? Contact your local Stratstone Mercedes-Benz retailer today.