The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class is simply across the nook and it’ll embody a flagship S63e AMG mannequin with an electrified powertrain.
As Mercedes-Benz continues to check and tease the brand new luxurious sedan, a handful of journalists have had the chance to check out varied prototypes. During these drives, they found some fascinating tidbits concerning the new S-Class and the variants which can be on the playing cards.
The strongest mannequin, Car Magazine reviews, shall be an S63e AMG with in extra of 800 hp. Mercedes-Benz Passion understands this mannequin will characteristic a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine that pumps out 603 hp and works alongside a 201 hp electrical motor powering the rear wheels. All up, the S63e ought to be good for greater than 8900 hp and can apparently hit 62 mph (100 km/h) in beneath 3.5 seconds, a severely spectacular feat for a car of this measurement.
Few different particulars about this variant are recognized, however it doesn’t seem as if a non-hybridized S63 shall be obtainable, whereas the V12 will dwell on however be reserved for the much more luxurious Maybach S650.
As for the brand new S-Class vary, Mercedes-Benz recently confirmed that it’ll characteristic rear-axle steering that can scale back the turning circle of the long-wheelbase mannequin to beneath 11 meters. The automotive may even arrive with Active Parking Assist that features a 360-degree digicam.
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class may even land with the corporate’s new E-Active Body Control suspension which is able to increase your complete car instantly earlier than an impending facet collision, much like the Audi A8’s system.