Yesterday evening, Mercedes-Benz presented the S-Class in a special event. At the Airbus A380 delivery centre in Hamburg-Finkenwerder, the new Mercedes-Benz flagship met up with the world’s largest and most advanced passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380.
As “Germany’s most valuable package”, the star of the event had previously been flown from Stuttgart to Hamburg in an [...]
With the three engineering priorities “Intelligent Drive”, “Efficient Technology” and “Essence of Luxury”, the new S-Class extends the boundaries of technology on many levels. The S-Class is not just a technological spearhead for Mercedes-Benz but for automotive development as a whole.
As with every generation before it, the customers expect the new S-Class to set standards [...]
Mercedes-Benz and France have enjoyed a very special relationship right up to the present day: the Stuttgart-based manufacturer i.e. has remained true to the Salon Mondial de l’Automobile (International Motor Show) in Paris since it was introduced in 1898 and has time and again celebrated great premieres, especially with models of the luxury class.
This constant [...]
From 10 to 14 April 2013, Mercedes-Benz Classic is making the exclusive history of the S-Class and its pioneering innovations the main focus of its brand presentation at the 25th Techno Classica in Essen.
The world’s oldest car manufacturer will be presenting its exhibits at the largest international trade fair for classic vehicles on a [...]
Mercedes-Benz Classic and the brand clubs officially recognised in Germany are putting the fascinating history of the S-Class on centre stage during their joint appearance at Retro Classics 2013 in Stuttgart.
The internationally renowned trade show for classic cars and motorised vehicle culture will be taking place this year at the Stuttgart Trade Fair from [...]
Mercedes-Benz: Real Life Safety – First assistance system in the fight against vehicles driving on the wrong side of the roadMontag, 21.Januar 2013
In recent months there have been a shocking number of fatal accidents caused by so-called wrong-way drivers. Mercedes‑Benz has now developed an assistance system which aims to eliminate this threat and can even prevent drivers from driving unintentionally in the opposite direction to the flow of traffic.
The new traffic sign assistance system designed by [...]
Following up on the record sales in the first three quarters, Mercedes-Benz posted a new sales record in October as well.
With 109,632 vehicles delivered, the record of the same month in the previous year was topped by 6.0%. Thus, the brand has sold 1,074,558 vehicles (+5.1%) since the beginning of the year, which is [...]
With its sculpture entitled “Aesthetics S”, Mercedes-Benz is providing an artistic glimpse of the design of the luxury saloon of the foreseeable future. The aesthetics of the relief-like sculpture are combined with an exciting projection display.
In the eyes of the observer, this creates a three-dimensional world and enables the creative imagination of the designers [...]
The Beltbag, one of the highlights from the ESF 2009 Experimental Safety Vehicle, is due to go into production in the S-Class (W 222)luxury model. The inflatable seat-belt strap is able to reduce the risk of injury to passengers in the rear in a head-on collision by lessening the strain placed on the ribcage.
Should the [...]
At a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show, the Mercedes-Benz S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY was declared the 2012 World Green Car.
The Mercedes-Benz S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY was chosen from an initial entry list of 23 new vehicles from all over the world, then three finalists: the Mercedes-Benz S [...]
The “ÖkoTrend” institute has declared the S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY and the ML 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC to be the most environmentally friendly cars in their class. This is what lay behind the professional journal AUTO TEST’s decision to present its “Winners in Green” awards to both Mercedes-Benz models.
Since 1997 the ÖkoTrend institute has been publishing [...]
With seven Guard models, Mercedes-Benz offers the widest ex factory range of special protection vehicles in the world. This range has models from the S, E and G-Class, and continues the unrivalled tradition of the world’s oldest automobile manufacturer in the production of armoured vehicles.
In 1928 Daimler-Benz was the first manufacturer to offer specially [...]
Focus Online and Bähr & Fess Forecasts have named the Mercedes-Benz B-Class, CLS, and the SLS AMG super sports car the 2015 “Residual Value Giants”. Over the next four years, these cars will suffer the smallest percentage decline in resale value within their respective vehicle classes.
In the upper mid-range segment, a four year-old CLS 350 [...]
he Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the best car in the luxury class, and the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is the best sports car. This is the result of a readers’ survey by the major German motoring magazine “auto, motor und sport”.
For two years in succession, the SLS has therefore been voted the “Best car of the [...]
Part three of our year review with the hightlights of the months July to September.
With a design perfected through an immaculate sense of style, highly exclusive appointments and cutting-edge technology, the extensively updated Mercedes-Benz CL-Class underscores its claim to supremacy as the summit of automotive refinement.
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The ability to detect pedestrians on the road and highlight them on the display in the instrument cluster to warn the driver has been a feature of the Active Night View Assist Plus since 2009.
Now Mercedes-Benz is presenting the latest development stage of the system as a world premiere in the form of a [...]« Previous