New 2018 Mercedes S-Class will certainly again be one of the best luxury sedan cars on the market. Speaking of exterior design changes, 2018 S-Class will get redesigned headlights, new front fascia and new 20-inch wheel designs, as well as new bumper and taillights around back. Inside the cabin, S-Class 2018 will come with new three-spoke steering wheel and COMAND multimedia system of new generation. Magna Grey/Espresso Brown, Mahanoy/Silver Beige and Silk Beige/Deep-Sea Blue are new options added to the upholstery lineup. Mercedes new Intelligent Drive Suite will include Active Steering Assist, Active Emergency Stop Assist, Active Speed Limit Assist, Active Lane Change Assist, Active Distance Assist and Route-based Speed Adaptation. S-Class 2018 also comes with Active Blind Spot Assist, Pre-Safe Impulse Side, Pre-Safe Plus, Pre-Safe Sound, Evasive Steering Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist and Active Brake Assist with cross-traffic detection alert. All models will also have LED lighting, climate control, seats with heating, cooling and massage function, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Maybach S650 will be equipped with panorama moonroof, Magic Sky Control, refrigerator box, two folding tables at the rear seats, rear executive seats and hand crafted champagne glasses. Mercedes S63 AMG will include AMG Dynamic Select, Race Start, 20-inch wheels, LED intelligent light system, AirMatic AMG Sport Suspension, AMG Performance Exhaust system, AMG Performance steering wheel, AMG Track pace and MAG Multicontrol suspension, AMG Performance Studio, AMG Ceramic Composite Braking system and Magic Body Control.
2018 Mercedes S-Class engine performance
2018 Mercedes S-Class engine for s450 and s450 4Matic will be 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 unit generating 362 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. S560 and S560 4Matic engine will be 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 powertrain with ability to produce 463 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. 9-speed 9G-Tronic automatic gearbox is standard in all versions, as well as rear-wheel drive. However, 4Matic version will be equipped with 4Matic All-wheel drive system. 2018 Maybach S650 engine will be 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 unit generating 523 horsepower and 612 lb-ft of torque. This V12 engine will be mated to a 7-speed 7G-Tronic Plus transmission. Mercedes S63 AMG engine is 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 producing 603 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque. V8 AMG engine comes along with AMG Speedshift MCT 9-speed gearbox. Mercedes S65 AMG engine is 6.0-liter twin-turbo 12 delivering 621 horsepower and 738 lb-ft of torque. AMG V12 engine is mated to a AMG Speedshift 7G-Tronic gearbox.
2018 Mercedes S-Class release date and price
2018 Mercedes S-Class release date is expected by the end of 2017. 2018 Mercedes S-Class price range will be available closer to the release date.