Mercedes-Benz S-Class is one of the oldest and most famous models of German automakers. Formerly known as the Sonderklasse a German term that translates to Special Class Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a full-size luxury car coming in 4-door sedan and 2-door coupe body styles. It was first introduced in 1972 under W116, a codename that has been used by all the generations that followed.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class indeed is a legendary vehicle, it set some of the most primary features that most vehicles benefit today like drivetrain technologies, interior features, and safety systems such as the first seatbelt.
The second-generation W126 of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class joined the markets between 1980-1991 followed by the third generation W140/C140 between 1991-1998, the fourth generation W220 in 1998-2005, the fifth-generation W221 between 2006-2013 and finally the sixth and most latest W222/C217/A217 released in 2014 to present.
Considering its oldest to most recent release, Mercedes-Bens S-Class indeed took amazing transformations over the years and it seems like the German automakers are just getting started. For forty-eight years Mercedes-Benz S-Class has stayed top of the world markets and this article reviewed the latest of its release as a reflection of the model since it was first released.
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class comes in Sedan, Coupe and Cabriolet designs under four model options including the S450 Sedans coming in a 3.0L V6 Turbo engine with 362 hp and a 369 lb-ft torque running under a 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic transmission with shift paddles, the S560 models coming in a 4.0L V8 Biturbo engine with 463 hp and a 516 lb-ft torque running at a 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic transmission with shift paddles, AMG S63 models coming in a handcrafted Amg 4.0L V8 Biturbo engine with 603 hp and a 664 lb-ft torque running at an AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-speed automatic transmission with shift paddles and finally are the AMG S 65 models that comes in a handcrafted Amg 6.0L V12 Biturbo engines with 621 hp and a 738 lb-ft operating under an AMG SPEEDSHIFT 9-speed automatic transmission with shift paddles. The models come in a range of rear-wheel drive, 4MATIC all-wheel drive, and AMG Performance 4MATIC all-wheel drives drivetrain options.
Mercedes-Benz indeed took a challenge with this vehicle from the very beginning and it is no surprise that this release is one of a kind. The interior is magnificently complemented with heated power front and rear leather seats, executive seats and dual seats with hot stone massage system to ease the driving experience with comfortability, to welcome you in your driving zone is the 64-color multizone ambient lighting and a refreshing Air Balance system. Mercedes-Benz went extra with technology equipping the S-Class with the sophisticated KEYLESS-GO that lets you start the car with just a button and a heated steering wheel.
Safety and Security
For a full-time on-road security Mercedes Benz equipped the S-Class with a range of safety and security features like the Active Brake Assist and ATTENTION ASSIST, adaptive braking technology with a Predictive Brake Priming, an Advance Tire Pressure Monitoring System, 9 airbags on the sedans and 10 on the Coupe and Cabriolet models, automatic front belt presenters on the coupes and cabriolets, rearview cameras to assist the driver during parking or reverse, LED Daytime Running Lamps and Intelligent Light system for a clear visibility of the roads.
To keep you entertained and always on the right track, Mercedes-Benz equipped the S-Class with amazing dual 12.3’’ high-resolution color screens, a COMAND system with touchpad controller, a voice COMAND system for navigation and other cabin features, a 26 speakers Burmester 3D Surround Sounds, a Bluetooth hands-free audio system, a smartphone integration, and an inductive wireless charging system.
More Executive Features
Mercedes-Benz proved to be an executive luxury car that not only gives you the driving pleasure but also sets standards everywhere you go. With the PANORAMA ROOF, the S-Class gives you clear sky visibility and of course, a more ventilated driving experience, an optional complement of the LED headlamps with SWAROVSKI CRYSTALS to add a much more exclusive appeal and for comfort is the ENERGIZING COMFORT for relaxation and refreshment of the body through, heat, cabin climate, light, and music.
If you still need to decide whether Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a vehicle of your choice then you should know that it is equipped with a semi-active AIRMATIC SUSPENSION that adopts to roads, cargo, and driving for stability and a fuel-saving. On the other hand, to keep you on track even when your mind is not is the DRIVER ASSIST.
The S-Class is one of the oldest and finest models to ever be produced by Mercedes-Benz. It is exciting to see how far it has come and all advancements that came along with it. You do not want to miss out on this amazing vehicle. To be a member of the S-Class visit BE FORWARD and make your order now.