Mercedes Benz is all set to reveal their new S Class which is scheduled to be unveiled at the Airbus A 380 delivery center in the city of Hamburg, Germany, on May 15, 2013. Mercedes Benz has selected this venue due to the fact that the city has the highest per capita income, thus making it the richest of German cities and hence an apt location to put on a great show.
Mercedes will be unveiling the S Class with both normal and long wheelbase and will come in with three engine options. The S350 will sport a 3 liter V6 diesel rated at 255 hp, S500 will possess a 4.7 liter V8 petrol offering 448 hp and the Mercedes Benz S400 Hybrid will have a 3.5 liter V6 petrol hybrid engine offering 302 hp. All of these engines will be mated to a 7-speed 7G-TRONIC PLUS transmission.
In another first, Mercedes-Benz S-class has an active perfume system. Similar to what one would experience at a film theatre, an ionization based functionality cleans the air, and then perfumes it at regular intervals. A preset cycle will ensure a freshness in the vehicles interior. The choice of scents are mood based and is as follows, sports, freeside, downtown and nightlife.
In anticipation of tomorrows unveiling, the company has released sketch of its new S Class. The vehicle itself will be a luxury sedan wider, lower and longer than the outgoing model. They will be seen with state of the art technology and new styling both inside and out. Interiors will sport a pair of 12.3 inch TFT screens on the dashboard besides climate control offering facilities to filter internal air and perfume the cabin air along with world first heated arm rests.