The pandemic coronavirus, Mercedes-Benz several times to reschedule the premiere of S-class sedan new generation (W223). According to recent reports, the debut should take place in early September 2020 in Sindelfingen, Germany, where it is produced. About this Mercedes-Fans said the head of development of the brand Jurgen Weisinger.
While published only one official teaser of the model. However, in the spring there were spy shots of the flagship Mercedes-Benz including interior with huge displays on the front panel.
Weisinger said that the new S-class started to be developed in 2015. Sedan W223 will be the first built on the new platform. Later she transferred and Junior models of the Mercedes-Benz. As the current “s” model, the novelty will be available with three wheelbase options – standard, extended and have extra-long version of the Mercedes-Maybach.
The flagship Mercedes-Benz will get polnopravnym chassis, so that the turning radius will be reduced by 1.2 metres, although the model will become larger and the size of its wheelbase will increase by four centimeters. The list of equipment includes the autopilot system of the third level of autonomy (as with Tesla) with an option to upgrade to the penultimate fourth, which does not require the intervention of the driver in most traffic situations.
Almost all versions of the new S-class will be equipped with six – and eight-cylinder turbo engine. Also there will be several hybrid versions with the possibility of charging from the network and supply of the electric range to 100 kilometers. The top version of the Mercedes-Maybach for the first time in the history of the model will offer a combination of V12 engine and all-wheel-drive: before, twelve-cylinder engines were placed only on rear-drive sedans.
Serial production of the Mercedes-Benz S-class W223 will begin in 2021, and in his mid debuts a luxury Mercedes-Maybach.