The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is now ready to order in the United Kingdom for a starting tag of £62,650 OTR. The ever-luxurious S-Class still boasts of advanced and pioneering features in terms of technology safety, comfort and engineering. These features include ABS, anti-lock brakes, SRS airbag, ESP, catalytic converters and Night View Assist.
The new S-Class could be powered by any of three available engines: one diesel (S 350 BlueTEC), one gasoline (S 500) and one petrol hybrid (S 400 Hybrid).
The new S-Class is also available in two trim choices -- SE Line and AMG Line and comes in standard and long wheelbase options. The new S-Class, particularly the S 400 Hybrid, is touted to be up to 9 percent more powerful than the outgoing W 221 model (333 hp), 18 percent less pollutant (147 g/km carbon dioxide emissions) and 22 percent more fuel efficient (44.8 mpg).
The new S-Class also boast of more standard equipment that the outgoing S-Class as it now includes a reversing camera, COMAND Online NTG 5, full LED Intelligent Light System, DAB digital radio and Keyless Start.
Other additional equipment includes Magic Vision Control washer/wiper system that cleans the windscreen without the splash of water that usually disrupts the driver’s field of view; as well as the improved AirMATIC full air suspension system with continuously adaptive damping control. Mercedes-Benz will start production of the S-Class in the UK in September with deliveries due to begin in October.