Mercedes-Benz India has confirmed it will launch the latest S-Class in the country on June 17. The S-Class tops the list of the Mercedes’ luxury sedan lineup. Yes! Customers can have a ride in both petrol and diesel engine options.
The latest Mercedes-Benz S-Class had been launched for global markets in September of last year. As per market studies, it is touted as the most luxurious S-Class ever made by the German auto giant.
Mercedes S-Class 2021 will be offered in both S 400d and S 450 variants. In the models sold globally, the petrol-fueled engine makes 367 hp and has 500 Nm of torque in the S 450, and 435 hp of power, and 520 Nm of torque in the S 500 grade. The 3.0-litre oil-burner churns out 286 hp/600 Nm in the S 350d, and 330 hp/700 Nm in the S 400d grade.
The latest dimensional loaded in S-Class offers a 12.8-inch tablet-style OLED infotainment screen and a 12.3-inch 3D digital instrument display for the driver. With active ambient lighting system, it employs 263 LEDs, a head-up display with augmented reality, and an Interior Assist function. There are two screens in the second row for the entertainment. The new second-gen MBUX infotainment system claims that the new S-Class has a drag coefficient of 0.22cd, making it one of the most aerodynamically efficient passenger vehicles in the world today. The company says that the car has received a completely remolded dash, fewer switches lending for a minimalistic appeal.
The long-wheelbase India-bound car has grown by all parameters. It is now longer by 34 mm, wider by 22 mm, and taller by 12 mm. The company has managed to free up 24 mm of legroom for the second-row passengers. With the new update, the overall boot capacity of the ultra-luxurious saloon has also increased by 20 litres to 550 litres.