As S Class enters production, the company has revealed that it will be offered in three new models besides its short wheelbase and extended wheelbase variants and coupe models. These will include S400 Hybrid, S500, S 350 BlueTEC and S300 BlueTEC Hybrid. Each of these will be manufactured at Sindelfingen plant. Preorders have been available since middle of May while the models are expected to make their way into company showrooms in July 2013.
2014 S Class will sport outstanding safety features and autonomous driving facilities and will be the first production vehicle that will be able to drive itself. It will have a total of 26 sensors situated all around the vehicle to help monitor the vehicle’s surroundings while they work in conjuncture with active braking system to alert the driver in case of an impending danger of crash.