[VIDEO] 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class – first videos released
Mercedes-Benz has recently released the first official videos for the new generation of the S-Class.
Following its official unveil just a day before writing this article, Mercedes-Benz has released the first official videos with the 2014 S-Class. The model is one of the most luxurious and advanced vehicles ever produced which has an evolutionary design, a sleek styling, a sportier front fascia, a larger grille and an impressive drag coefficient of 0.24, similar to the CLA’s 0.23. The model is 5,116 mm long, 1,899 mm wide and 1,483 mm tall, with a wheelbase of 3,035 mm. The long wheelbase version will be 5,246 mm long and it will ride on a 3,165 mm wheelbase.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is getting something called the Air Balance package. This is filtering and ionizing the air, dispensing a mild and discreet perfume which won’t get embedded into the fabrics or the seats. The model will also receive the Warmth Comfort package, which will add the heated steering wheel, the improved seat heaters and the heated armrests. The rear passenger compartment can be had with five different types of seats, including the Energizing, with their 14 air cushions and six different massage functions.
As for the engine lineup, the S350 BlueTEC is getting a 3.0L V6 with 258 HP (190 kW) and 620 Nm of torque (457 lb-ft). The 0 to 100 km/h acceleration will be done in 6.8 seconds and top speed will stand at 250 km/h. The S500 is receiving the 4.7L V8 petrol with its 455 HP (335 kW) and 700 Nm of torque (516 lb-ft). The model will accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and reach a 250 km/h top speed. The S300 BlueTEC Hybrid is powered by a 2.1L four-cylinder engine, which is good for 204 HP (150 kW) and 500 Nm of torque (369 lb-ft). The 0 to 100 km/h sprint takes 7.6 seconds and top speed stands at 238 km/h (148 mph). The S400 Hybrid will get a hybridized 3.5L V6 with 306 HP (225 kW) and 370 Nm of torque (273 lb-ft). The 0 to 100 km/h sprint will take 6.8 seconds and top speed will be 250 km/h.
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