The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class: Automotive luxury experienced in a completely new way
Suspension systems: more manoeuvrable and dynamic with rear axle steeringmanoeuvrable and dynamic with rear axle steering
Powertrain: more electrification, more efficiency
Six-cylinder in-line petrol and diesel engines in various output classes are the first engine variants for the new S-Class.
A V8 engine with an integrated starter-generator (ISG) and 48-volt onboard electrical system will be available soon after. A plug-in hybrid with an all-electric range of around 100 kilometres will follow in 2021.
More manoeuvrable and dynamic thanks to steerable rear wheels
Customers have a choice of two variants of the optional rear-axle steering: 4.5° and 10° rear-axle steering. In the 10° variant the wheel size is limited to 255/40 R 20, allowing a larger wheel angle. These are the other differences