The new S-Class is available in one of five different specifications – AMG Line, AMG Line Premium, AMG Line Premium Plus, AMG Line Premium Executive and AMG Line Premium Plus Executive.
A range of engines are available too. The S350 utilises a six-cylinder diesel capable of returning up to 42.8mpg and CO2 emissions of 173g/km. Despite this efficiency, it’ll go from 0-60mph (0-97km/h) in just 6.2 seconds and onwards to a 155mph (249km/h) top speed.
There’s also a more powerful S400d variant, as well as an S500 petrol version that sits at the top of the range. All cars come with a nine-speed automatic transmission as standard, while both the S400d and S500 can be specified with Mercedes’ 4MATIC all-wheel-drive system too.
Inside, the S-Class boasts a new 12.8-inch central touchscreen display, bolstered by a 12.3-inch driver display placed where you’d usually find the conventional dials. There’s also a new MBUX tablet – available as part of the Executive Line cars – which can be used outside of the vehicle too.
A suite of driver assistance systems is fitted as standard to the S-Class, bringing features such as active distance assist, traffic sign assist and active lane-keeping assist.
Standard equipment on even base-level cars includes 19-inch alloy wheels, full leather upholstery, both widescreen interior displays and keyless entry – among other features.
Higher-up specifications bring larger alloy wheels, a 360-degree parking camera and heated front and rear door armrests, again, among other high-end features.
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