After few leaked photos, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 was officially unveiled at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. Powered by a 6.0-liter V12 biturbo engine that generates 530 hp (390 kW), the new S600 is with 13 hp more powerful that its predecessor. Moreover, the displacement of the engine has increased from 5513 to 5980 cc.
The V12 engine delivers 830 Nm of torque from 1900 rpm. Although it has a big engine, the S600 is offered as standard with the ECO start/stop fuel consumption and needs 11.1 litres to travel 100 km, 21 percent lower than that of its predecessor (14.1 l/100 km).
Moreover, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 comes as standard with the LED Intelligent Light System, Magic Body Control suspension with Road Surface Scan and the Driving Assistance Package Plus.
The Driving Assistance Package comprises Active Lane Keeping Assist, Active Blind Spot Assist, BAS PLUS with Cross-Traffic Assist, DISTRONIC PLUS with STEER CONTROL and Stop&Go Pilot, PRE-SAFE Brake and PRE-SAFE PLUS. Inside, we find the head-up display as an option, while the Collision Prevention Assist is replaced by Collision Prevention Assist Plus and offered as standard.
The new touchpad is also offered as an option. Furthermore, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 comes with a new option called electric windscreen heating, which ensures that your windscreen is clear even at sub-zero temperatures.