Mercedes-Benz S Class News

  • 2010 Mercedes Benz S-Class AMG facelift spy shot

    The current generation Mercedes Benz S-Class and its associated AMG performance models have been on the market since the middle of the decade and are due to receive a minor update later this year to keep them fresh for their rivalry with the recently revealed BMW 7-series and next-generation Audi A8 arriving in 2010. Recent prototypes seen testing in Germany and the United States reveal that the only major exterior updates for the car are a set of new bumpers, new side mirrors, and a revised combination projector/LED design for the headlights. These latest shots show an AMG version testing...

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    Modern luxury vehicles claimed to feature more software than a fighter jet

    The F-22 Raptor fighter jet uses about 1.7 million lines of software code, while Boeing’s upcoming 787 Dreamliner passenger jet is expected to use close to 6.5 million lines of code, but as extensive as this sounds it is nothing compared to the amount of software used in a modern luxury...

  • 2009 cars look like 'harvesters' - Lauda

    Feb.3 (GMM) Former triple world champion Niki Lauda has added his voice to jibes about the aesthetics of formula one's class of 2009. Six of the nine teams have now revealed their 2009 contenders, conforming with sweeping new bodywork regulations designed to promote overtaking. But the loss of...

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    Mercedes to debut 'Splitview' technology in facelifted S-Class

    Mercedes Benz today announced the availability of a new display technology that allows driver and passenger to see two totally separate programs from the same screen, at the same time. The equipment will debut on the facelifted S-Class, Mercedes' perennial platform for innovation, in the first half...

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    Carlsson customizes Mercedes' S-Class with RS-design kit

    Mercedes' tech-leader and showcase car, the S-Class, gets the custom treatment from Carlsson with the RS design kit, presenting an exterior image to reflect the interior's cutting-edge equipment. Retaining much of the sophisticated look of the original, the kit adds a bit more aggression to the...

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    Mercedes demonstrates array of safety technologies in Leipzig

    The S-Class has long been known as a Mercedes' platform for innovation of all kinds, especially technology and safety features. That's never been more true, and for 2009, the E-Class will join it with some of the most advanced systems yet. Those systems were demonstrated today at a safety...

  • Mercedes S400 Hybrid

    Less than a month after the reveal of the long-awaited Mercedes Benz S400 BlueHybrid comes the latest vehicle in the luxury carmaker’s line of ultra-efficient models, the all-new S320 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY, which is set to go sale in Europe at the end of the year. Extensive modifications to the current S320 CDI model has seen Mercedes lower fuel-consumption of the vehicle by up to 10%, while maintaining the dynamic drive expected from a luxury saloon. Picking up Mercedes’ BlueEFFICIENCY tag, the new S-Class diesel features fuel-saving technologies such as on-demand power steering, an...

  • 2017 Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman Guard
    S600 Pullman Guard marks 80 years of armored Mercedes cars

    Mercedes-Benz and its security division have been building armored cars for the past 80 years and to mark the occasion the carmaker has released its latest S600 ‘Guard’ model based on the stretched Pullman limo. Targeted towards government ministers, tycoons and royalty – plus a...

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    Mercedes reveals lithium-ion powered S400 BlueHYBRID

    The long-awaited Mercedes S400 hybrid has finally been officially unveiled, and the results are somewhat surprising. While the S400 BlueHYBRID is still billed as the first series-production car to market with a purpose-built lithium-ion battery, it's not as impressive a hybrid system as may have...

  • Mercedes-Benz S-Class Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS 'Blanchimont'
    Mercedes-Benz S-Class Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS 'Blanchimont'

    Carlsson has kitted up the Mercedes-Benz S-Class with its latest CK65 tuning package, a race-proven kit that combines a host of performance modifications with high-end luxury appointments. The new kit is dubbed the ‘Blanchimont’ – named after a corner at the Spa Francorchamps race...

  • A.R.T. Tuning two-tone Mercedes S-Class
    A.R.T. Tuning two-tone Mercedes S-Class

    Mercedes-Benz specialist ART has developed a new performance and styling pack for the current S-Class saloon, combing the best of elements of its previous 221 Avantgarde and Sportline GTR models with a new two-tone paint scheme. Unlike the 580hp conversion for the Mercedes G-wagon we reported about...

  • Wald Sports Line Black Bison Edition Mercedes S-Class
    Wald Sports Line Black Bison Edition Mercedes S-Class

    We’re used to seeing plenty of modified Mercs from the German tuners, but rarely do we see a Japanese customizer give the Teutonic saloons and coupes the aftermarket treatment. Wald International is one such tuner that specializes in the modification of some of Europe’s finest, with...

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    When Mercedes rolled out the odd-looking F700 concept at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show many speculated that it was destined to become just another pointless exercise in automotive styling. Not so according to people close to the project. Latest reports claim both the technology and design of the car will eventually make its way onto the next-generation S-Class due in 2012. As these renderings suggest, the next S-Class will be heavily influenced by the F700 design study. Mercedes described the F700 as a "futuristic interpretation of the classic sedan," which you’d be safe to...

  • Renntech performance armored Mercedes S600
    Renntech Performance Armored Mercedes S-Class

    When it comes to armored cars we’ve seen everything from Rolls Royce Phantoms to Range Rover SUVs, but the most recognized armored vehicle is the Mercedes Benz S600 Guard. That’s fine if you just want protection, but Renntech boss Hartmut Feyhl soon realized that the heavy bulk of the...

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    Video: Off-roading in a Mercedes S-Class

    Mercedes Benz has made a video that shows the off-road capability of its 4MATIC four-wheel drive system in an S-Class sedan. Most people who buy large SUVs wouldn’t even consider driving on terrain like this, but this big-body Merc just eats it up.

  • Mercedes unveils four-door convertible
    Mercedes Unveils Four-Door Convertible

    The convertibles of today are generally known as little two-seat roadsters like the MX-5 and S2000. But it wasn’t long ago that a different kind of beast cruised the ocean promenades - the four door luxury convertible. Now, with barely any signs of life in this sector, Mercedes has designed a...

  • More details and photos of the Mercedes S63 AMG
    More Details And Photos Of The Mercedes S63 AMG

    The new S-class is by all accounts the best luxury sedan ever, and now that Mercedes has announced more details after the original press release we thought we’d take a closer look at it. Despite the technological tour de force that the S-class is, its hard to look past the AMG built engine...

  • Mercedes Benz S63 AMG: Power to the plutocrats
    Mercedes Benz S63 AMG: Power To The Plutocrats

    Mercedes Benz is launching several performance oriented models at this year’s Paris Motor Show. The latest car to join AMG’s performance ranks is the S63 sedan, which features the hand built naturally aspirated 6.3L V8. The new mill generates 525hp (386kW) and peak torque of 630Nm...

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