An all electric variant of the 2021 Mercedes S Class is in the works under EQS moniker
The eagerly anticipated new generation Mercedes S Class has made its online world premiere and keeping up with the tradition, the luxury limousine sets new benchmark in the automotive industry. The flagship Mercedes-Benz features significantly revised exterior styling and a completely new interior design.
The new S – Exterior
Visually, the profile of the 2021 Mercedes S Class has a familiarity to it but the front and rear fascias adopt a new design approach. The radiator grille has become more prominent than before and it neatly integrates multiple ADAS sensors like Lidar, Radar and Laser.
The new LED headlamps with ‘three-dot’ DRL signature enhances the modern appeal. After three generations, Mercedes-Benz has gone back to horizontal taillight configuration with triangular combination lights.
The 2021 Mercedes S Class debuts an entirely new design approach for the interior which is expected to slowly trickle down to rest of the automaker’s lineup. The ultra-modern yet minimalist dashboard design features a flowing centre console infotainment display, configurable color TFT instrument console, a new steering wheel and top notch surfaces and rich color combinations.
Being positioned as the pinnacle of luxury, the new S has no dearth of equipment, opulence and creature comforts. In a nutshell, the 2021 Mercedes S Class continues to ooze understated elegance inside out.
The new S Class is packed up to the grille with new age features not the least of which are an array of safety and ADAS features. The car offers a comprehensive connectivity suite which not only updates about the vehicle but also enables you to interact with smart devices at your home while on the road.
The sedan is pegged as the ‘smartest Mercedes ever’ thanks to the MB-UX’s OTA updates and AI enabled system is set to make it smarter by the day. Listing all the features of the all-new S Class would be make is article an extremely long affair. Rest assured, it is one of the best equipped vehicles to ever hit the road. The limousine is capable of level 3 autonomy and is pre-equipped for a level 4 upgrade as and when the governments across the world come up with required legislation.
The 2021 Mercedes S Class is equipped with a range of modern six-cylinder petrol and diesel engines with various states of tune ranging from 286 hp to 435 hp. A plug-in hybrid variant with pure electric range of up to 100 km is coming next year. The German auto giant is also working on a pure electric variant with a range of 700 km named EQS which is slated to hit the road down the line. Stay tuned for more details about the Mercedes flagship.
The new Mercedes S Class is expected to reach our shores next year with entry level price tag well north of INR 1 crore mark (ex-showroom).