Meet the all-new, redesigned 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class luxury sedan.
The flagship sedan packs several new techs, as well as advanced safety and ultra-luxury features.
It comes with Level 3 self-driving features that works at speeds of up to 37mph (60 km/h).
Inside, the S-Class will be available with up to 5 screens.
This includes a 12.3-inch driver display and 12.8 inch central display.
The 12.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system replaces 27 buttons found in the older model.
The all-new 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan has finally arrived after several spy shots and nearly two months of teaser videos and photos from the German auto-giant.
The Mercedes flagship sedan comes with familiar looks, but packs several new technologies, as well as advanced safety and ultra-luxury features.
Starting with the exterior changes, the new S-Class has a longer bonnet as well as a sleeker LED headlights and a wrap-around LED tail-lights.
Other prominent exterior changes include flush door handles first seen on the Range Rover Velar and a chrome front grille with three horizontal blades.
Compared to the car it is replacing, the new S-Class has grown by 34 mm, while the width is now 22 mm wider. The wheelbase has also been extended by 50 mm while the height grows by 10 mm.
Inside, the S-Class will be available with up to 5 screens, including new 3D-effect 12.3-inch driver display and 12.8 inch central display.
The 12.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system replaces 27 buttons over the older model. Mercedes says this functions can be accessed either by voice or touch controllers.
The cabin also comes with a Burmester high-end 4D sound system with 30 loudspeakers and ambient lighting. The lighting extends from the door panels and the dash to the floorboards.
Mercedes flagship hands-free luxury cruiser also comes with Level 3 self-driving features. It can be activated with a push of a button on the steering wheel. It works at speeds of up to 37mph (60 km/h).
Mercedes only announced two versions of the S-Class : the S500 4MATIC and S580 4MATIC. The Maybach and the all-electric version are also on the way.
The S500 4MATIC comes with a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six engines; producing 429 horsepower and 384 pound-feet.
The S580 will be equipped with twin-turbo V8 petrol engine with 469 hp and 516 lb-ft.
These engines, with electronically limited top speed of 130 miles per hour, comes with the EQ Boost 48-volt mild-hybrid system.
They are paired with 9-speed automatic gearbox and come with five driving modes – Eco Comfort, Sport, Sport Plus and Individual.
Safety features on the S-Class includes automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go, lane-keep assist and lane-change assist.
Other safety features includes active steering assist, traffic sign recognition, front and rear cross-traffic alert, and active blind-spot monitoring.
The new Mercedes S-Class flagship sedan will be available for order from September 2020. Pricing will be announced later. First delivery will take place in December.
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