The high-end luxury class from Mercedes-Benz is becoming even more exquisite. A new radiator grille and new exclusive colour combinations in the interior make for a new appearance. A reinterpretation of the Mercedes-Maybach radiator grille with its fine, vertical struts […]
Compared to the predecessor, this new Mercedes-Benz S 400 Hybrid is 20 percent more fuel efficient. The combined NEDC fuel consumption is 6.3 l/100km and the CO2 emissions are 147 g/km. Not bad for a car that weighs close to two tons. On our test drive the combined fuel consumption was close to 9.0 l/100km.
The Mercedes-Benz S 600 Guard provides all-round protection to the level of resistance class VR9. The interaction between all the components provides the occupants with a highly effective protective space which not only includes ballistic protection, but also comprehensive protection against explosive devices. Innovative underbody armouring almost entirely covers the underbody for the first time, a unique feature in the civilian special protection segment.
The top-of-the-range model in the new S-Class Coupé series is the Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG Coupé with the twelve-cylinder engine. The AMG 6.0-litre V12 biturbo engine delivers a peak output of 463 kW (630 hp) and a maximum torque of 1000 Newton metres. The S 65 AMG Coupé accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.1 seconds and has a top speed of 250 km/h.
The AMG version of the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe boasts exciting looks to emphasise its sporty performance. The front end is dominated by the three-dimensional AMG “twin-blade” radiator grille in silver chrome. The A-wing is located below the radiator grille. This three-dimensional air-ducting element is painted in the body colour, spans the entire width of the front apron and displays the stylised “A” that is a hallmark of AMG vehicles.
Following the new S-Class Sedan, Mercedes-Benz presents the new S-Class Coupe. It is characterised by typical rear-wheel-drive proportions, emphasised by the hallmark Mercedes dropping line. The long bonnet with pronounced lines and powerdomes, the low greenhouse with high beltline, the accentuated wheel arches as well as the large wheels (18- to 20-inch) and the broad visual effect created by the rear reinforce the S-Class Coupé’s aspirations as a masterpiece of automotive refinement.
The Mercedes-Benz S 600 with V12 biturbo engine is the top model in the S-Class. It is available exclusively with long wheelbase and with a luxurious package of equipment and appointments. The LED Intelligent Light System, the MAGIC BODY CONTROL suspension with ROAD SURFACE SCAN and the Driving Assistance package Plus, for example, all come as standard.
Is the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class the ultimate Gentleman’s Car? It just might be. It looks amazing, It’s both comfortable and luxurious, and comes loaded with the latest technology. The engine lineup offers also powerful choices, and although the rear seat is comfortable, you love to drive it yourself. Sounds like perfect? Well, it pretty much is.