Introduced the new Mercedes-Benz S-ClassSeptember 2, 2020
The Mercedes-Benz Corporation on Wednesday, September 2, demonstrated the new generation S-Class sedan (W223).
The new S-Class has got a completely new body and interior, fully-controlled chassis and a wide range of electronic assistants.
The base model is 5179 mm long (+54 mm compared to its predecessor), 1954 mm wide (+55 mm), 1503 mm high (+10 mm), and the axle spacing is 3106 mm (+71 mm). At the same time, the version with a long wheelbase is 76 mm more than the standard sedan and 34 mm more than its predecessor – 5255 mm. The wheelbase of this modification is 3216 mm (+51 mm).
In the cabin, it is worth noting the presence of a 12.3-inch digital “dashboard” with a three-dimensional display of information and a vertical tablet of the second generation MBUX infotainment complex that understands voice commands, follows the gaze, gestures and position of the motorist.
The sedan is equipped with a projection screen with augmented reality, a Burmester 4D audio system with 30 speakers, frontal airbags for rear passengers, hydropneumatic E-Active Body Control suspension, smart second-row seats with heated headrest cushions, LED headlights and much more.
Initially, the S-Class will be available with five engines: two petrol and three diesel with a capacity of 286 – 435 hp. An 8-cylinder engine is expected later, followed by a plug-in hybrid next year. As for the timing of the release of new items, it will appear in Germany in the middle of this month.
In addition, it was recently noted that the concept of the updated Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2022 was noticed during the tests. It should be emphasized that as many as two test prototypes of the new model were captured on the Nürburgring race track.
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