Reviews 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class First Look Review

17:40  18 april  2017
17:40  18 april  2017 Source:   Motor Trend

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The refreshed 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan has been shown ahead of the 2017 Shanghai auto show this week. As always, Mercedes' flagship sedan comes in several flavors from the base model all the way to the top-spec AMG variants.

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  2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Spied with Tweaks <p>New bumper and LED headlights</p>A 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class prototype was spied recently with light camouflage treatments over the front and rear ends of the sedan, with the front end seeming to be getting most of the attention for this light refresh.

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The biggest news for the German automaker's flagship sedan is the brand's latest Intelligent Drive suite of active safety and driver assistance tech. The automaker says the new features bring the S-Class closer to autonomous driving.

New tech includes Active Distance Assist Distronic, Active Steering Assist, Active Emergency Stop Assist, Active Lane Change Assist, Active Speed Limit Assist, and Route-Based Speed Adaptation where the car anticipates speed reduction based on map data such as bends, junctions, roundabouts, toll booths, and exit ramps.

Other features include Active Brake Assist with Cross-Traffic function, Evasive Steering Assist, Active Blind Spot Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist, Car-to-X communication, and Pre-Safe Plus. The new S-Class also gets trick safety features that first debuted on the E-Class like Pre-Safe Impulse Side, which can inflate the seat bolsters when an imminent side impact is detected t0 move the occupant up to 2.75 inches away from the crash zone; and Pre-Safe Sound, which omits an interference signal that can help prevent hearing loss in the event of a crash.

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  Spied! Next-Gen Mercedes-Benz CLS Shows off its Curves <p>Spy shots also give peek at interior</p>The front end is only lightly camouflaged, revealing a new grille shape featuring Mercedes' signature diamond grille pattern and sleek headlights that are angled inward. It's not as aggressive-looking as the four-door AMG GT concept, but it looks like it'll match the rest of the car's curves nicely.

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2018 Mercedes AMG S63 front view© Motor Trend Staff 2018 Mercedes AMG S63 front view

Up front, the S-Class Sedan gains a new front fascia and revised headlights. The pre-refresh V-12 model's front grille is now standard across the lineup. Around back, there is a new rear bumper and new taillights. There are also two new 20-inch wheel choices.

Three new upholstery choices have been added including Silk Beige/Deep-Sea Blue, Magma Grey/Espresso Brown, and Mahogany/Silk Beige. Other interior updates include a new three-spoke steering wheel and new generation of the automaker's COMAND multimedia system.

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz S450 and S450 4Matic are powered by a twin-turbo 3.0-liter V-6 engine making 362 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque, while the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S560 and S560 4Matic are powered by a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 making 463 hp and 516 lb-ft. Both engines are backed by a new nine-speed 9G-Tronic automatic transmission. Rear-drive is standard, while 4Matic models feature the automaker's 4Matic all-wheel-drive system. The S560 nomenclature replaces the previous S550 name.

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  2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet Makes Its U.S. Debut <p>A million miles worth of headroom</p>As the newest member of the E-Class family, the cabriolet continues the styling theme of being a midsize, shrunken-down S-Class. Its lines are clean and elegant, much like that larger S-Class Cabriolet. And like the S-Class, the E-Class Cabriolet comes jam-packed with typical Mercedes-Benz opulence, lots of tech, and the option for a million miles worth of headroom.

2018 Mercedes Benz S Class First Look Review The refreshed 2018 Mercedes - Benz S - Class Sedan has been shown ahead of the 2017 Shanghai auto show

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2018 Mercedes AMG S65 front three quarter in motion 01© Motor Trend Staff 2018 Mercedes AMG S65 front three quarter in motion 01

Standard features on S450 and S560 models include the brand's new Energizing Comfort feature, which links various vehicle comfort systems together including climate control/fragrance system, seats (heat, ventilation, massage), console heating, LED backlighting, and musical ambiance for the driver as well as for all occupants depending on specification. Other features include 64-color ambient lighting, Lane Tracking Package, LED intelligent Light System with new Ultra Wide Beam feature, smartphone integration including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. S560 models feature Nappa Leather and 19-inch wheels. S-Class options include the latest generation of Driver Assistance System and Magic Body Control with Curve tilting function (rear-drive models only).

In addition to a 7.9-inch longer wheelbase, the Mercedes-Maybach S560 4Matic adds Maybach grille lettering, 20-inch wheels, rear executive seats with a 43-degree angle and power calf rest for both outboard seats, rear interior ambient lighting, extended leather package including leather-covered door sills and seat consoles, wood and leather steering wheel, Airmatic semi-active air suspension, and Magic Body Control.

Refreshing or Revolting: 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

  Refreshing or Revolting: 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class <p>A closer inspection of the flagship sedan’s updates</p>Up front, all 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedans now sport the grille from the pre-refresh V-12 model. That new grille is complemented by revised headlights and lower fascia. New round headlights are offset by three LED light tubes above and on the inside of the housing and three LED bulbs on the outer edge. The front fascia features a distinct body-colored piece below the lower air intakes, which are more prominent than before.

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The rear-drive S650 Maybach Sedan is powered by a twin-turbo 6.0-liter V-12 making 523 hp and 612 lb-ft mated to a seven-speed 7G-Tronic Plus transmission.

Optional Maybach features include a pair of rear folding tables, choice of designo Silk Beige/Titanium Grey Pearl semi-aniline leather or designo Silk Beige/Satin Red Pearl semi-aniline leather, rear refrigerator box, panorama roof with Magic Sky Control, Splitview front-seat entertainment system, and silver handcrafted champagne flutes by Robbe and Berking.

2018 Mercedes AMG S63 wheel© Motor Trend Staff 2018 Mercedes AMG S63 wheel

S-Class AMG models come in two flavors: the Mercedes-AMG S63 powered by a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 making 603 hp and 664 lb-ft or the Mercedes-AMG S65 powered by a twin-turbo 6.0-liter V-12 making 621 hp and 738 lb-ft. The AMG S63 features the AMG Speedshift MCT nine-speed transmission and AMG Performance 4Matic+ permanent all-wheel-drive system with fully-variable torque split, while the AMG S65 uses the AMG Speedshift 7G-Tronic transmission that sends power to the rear wheels.

Standard features on the 2018 Mercedes-AMG S63 include LED Intelligent Light System, AMG Dynamic Select, Race Start, AMG Performance Exhaust system, Airmatic AMG Sport Suspension, 20-inch wheels, 15.4-inch front and 14.2-inch rear brake rotors clamped by six-piston front and single-piston rear calipers, AMG Multicontour Adaptive Sport Seats, three-spoke AMG Performance Steering Wheel, and AMG Track Pace app.

2018 Mercedes AMG S65 front three quarter in motion 03© Motor Trend Staff 2018 Mercedes AMG S65 front three quarter in motion 03

The 2018 Mercedes-AMG S65 adds Magic Body Control and curve-tilting function to the AMG Sport Suspension, and exclusive 20-inch wheels. Optional AMG features include a choice of forged 20-inch wheels, AMG Performance Studio options (AMG Night package, Carbon Fiber package, and more), and AMG Ceramic Composite Braking system.

Pricing for the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedanwill be revealed closer to its on-sale date in the U.S. in late 2017.

Watch A 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Drive Itself Off The Assembly Line .
<p>Production of the new, facelifted S-Class has begun in Sindelfingen.</p>In a brief video, Mercedes-Benz production and supply chain board member Markus Schäfer talks up the new flagship Benz and takes it for a ride from the end of the assembly line to the Sindelfingen plant's final loading area—all from the opulent comfort of the passenger's seat.

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