Mercedes-Benz Unveils New S-Class Facelift At Shanghai Auto Show 2017

Posted: Apr 18 2017, 2:20pm CDT | by , in News | Cars & Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz Unveils New S-Class Facelift at Shanghai Auto Show 2017
Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, presenting the new S-Class at the Mercedes-Benz Media Night in Shanghai.
  • New S-Class coming to Shanghai auto show 2017 by Mercedes-Benz

The world premiere of a new and refreshed S-Class will be made at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz just unveiled its new S-Class in the Shanghai Expo Center for the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show. The company will be displaying the refreshed look of New S-Class in the event. The unveiling was accompanied with a slogan that “The best automobile in the world is now even better”.

The New S-Class is regarded as one of the most famous and most precious vehicles by the company. Now by the looks of it, it has gotten even better. The company has focused on features like redesigning engines, getting the cars to have updates technology and innovative features such as driver’s assistance program.

The company regards China as one of the biggest market for New S-Class. Around 500 people attended the unveiling of vehicle and it is considered as a successful event. The best innovation that one will be able to seen in the new S-Class is the new engine.

It has gotten a V8 bi-turbo gasoline power engine. It is said that Mercedes is all set to bring about a hybrid, plug-in version of the New S-Class as well. This hybrid will have a range up to 50 kilometers.

The New S-Class is supposed to be a car that will be a true inspiration for anybody. It is specially designed for the comfort of the occupants. It will have features such as Intelligent Drive, DISTRONIC proximity control and Active Steering Assist to make the drive experience much better than ever.

According to the company, they are making sure that efficiency of the vehicle is increased by many fold which is the reason they have given extra attention to the new technology in making it.

“Our new S-Class marks another major step toward autonomous driving,” says Ola Källenius, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, responsible for Group Research and Mercedes-Benz Cars Development.

“For instance, the car’s camera and radar systems have been further developed and now have a range of up to 250 meters. This enables temporary automated driving even off-highway. We are also now using map and navigation data for the first time to calculate driving style.”

“At the same time,” continues Källenius, “We have done everything to maintain our guarantee of maximum driving fun. Our aim was to combine superlative performance with the greatest possible efficiency.”

“China plays a key role in Mercedes-Benz’s global success. For the S-Class, the market is even more important, with an outstanding customer acceptance. Featured with a wide range of new design and technology, the new S-Class is developed with ‘ China in mind’”, said Hubertus Troska, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, responsible for Greater China.

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