Millions of dollars, and in this case Euros, are spent by car manufacturers worldwide on R & D (Research and Development) to make their product stand out. Generally this stands true for the entire range as a whole, but the most advanced technologies of Mercedes Benz make their debut exclusively in top of the line Mercedes Benz S Class, which is the king of all flagship models. Be it Rolls Royce, Bentley, Audi or BMW, designer of every car in the world would have to respect what S Class can do. Mercedes S Class has become a sensation throughout the world, every businessman's desire and every competitor's envy. It is probably the best luxury sedan available in the world today, no second thoughts.
Engine, Mileage and Variants
We called S Class best for a reason. It is not all about cutting edge technologies and uber comfort. S Class is pin point perfect in every aspect, and that involves performance as well. In Philippines, it is available in a wide range of drives with the engine ranging from a 3.0-litre V6 to a 5.5-litre V8 (AMG 4matic). The variants distinguish in terms of length, trim level, technology (hybrid) and efficiency. The power output lies in the range of 190 KW TO 430 KW between 3600 to 5500 rpm. The torque alongside this lies in the range of 620 Nm to a massive 900 Nm between 1600 to 3750 rpm. If you are looking for efficient fuel consumption S350 (3.0-litre) should be your pick with an extremely efficient 5.9 L/100 km mileage output. In terms of performance S 63 AMG accelerates 0-100 kmph in just about 4 seconds and the top speed is electronically limited to 250 kmph.
S Class is truly a class apart on its own, the car effortlessly blends style discretion and sport efficiency to create a drive which not only is extremely aesthetic on the looks but is strong on its stature as well. The sporty dynamism is acceptable with its concave and convex surfaces and horizontal lines while three strip LED bi-colour tail makes distinct appearance in the dark. The front adaptive LED headlamps are incorporated in eagle eye shape. The highly charged feature lines over the mounded bonnet goes endlessly towards windshield lending it an aesthetic touch. Its exterior mirrors are decorated with LED light indicators and low ground clearance rendering smooth slippery appearance over the road. The dimensions of standard S Class measure 5246mm x 1899mm x 1496mm with a wheelbase of 3165mm which makes it one of the largest sedans ever produced. (L X W X H )
Mercedes S-Class's interior is everything you can expect out of it and much more. The seats stand extremely comfortable, the switchgear is solid and metallic, and the leather on the armrests, fascia, steering wheel, doors and seats is effortlessly well presented. The forte however, is the technology hidden beneath all the luxury, there is no dedicated light bulb appointed, the cabin in itself has some 300 LEDs in it the fascia’s primary features as strips of coloured ambient light. These light glow in six colours which create an ambience of utmost superiority. Bluetooth, Wi-Fi are standard and are centred around a 7-inch touchscreen housed for 3D navigation. The seats are automatically heated and Harman Kardon sound system is available as standard.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous
The flagship drive is available with disc, ventilated brakes with a perforated braking system. There are a total of 10 airbags available for active safety of the passengers. All the technologies that you can think of – ABS, EBD, BA, Hill Start Assist, ESP are available. front. The adaptive brake system with hill start system and HOLD function gives optimum security whereas adaptive LED brake light with flashes makes drive safer by sensing critical situation and raising alarm. The Distronic plus proximity control system is oriented to maintain the vehicle at desired speed and automatically control distance between the vehicle in front.
It is a revolution on its own, Mercedes Benz has surpassed all expectations to make the best top-end luxury car in the world here, without any modest ambitions, without no half measures left.
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