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Mercedes-Benz S-Class Gets Big Updates for 2018

2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class First Look at Performance Updates

If you’ve ever seen a Mercedes-Benz S-Class, you know that it pulls out all the stops when it comes to elegance, but what about performance? The S-Class is more than just a pretty face, especially since it got some big performance and tech updates for 2018. Read more about them below!

Engine Updates in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-ClassEngine Updates in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class<

The new S-Class comes with three new powertrain choices to satisfy your need for power. They are:

  • 362 hp 3.0L V6 biturbo engine for the S450 and S450 4MATIC models
  • 463 hp 4.0L V8 biturbo engine for the S560 models plus the Mercedes-Maybach S560 4MATIC models
  • 603 hp handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 biturbo engine for the AMG S63

Each S-Class sedan now also comes available with MAGIC BODY CONTROL® suspension with the CURVE tilting function, which was previously only available on the S-Class Coupes. In addition to the new suspension, both the S63 and S65 will also feature AMG DYNAMIC SELECT with four modes for easy drive customization.


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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Intelligent Drive Feature

2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Intelligent Drive FeaturesThe S-Class may be powerful, but it is also smart, too. For 2018, the S-Class elevates Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive with enhanced camera and radar systems to provide even more support for the driver to keep safe on the road. All 2018 S-Class models now come standard with a Lane Tracking package that includes Active Lane Change Assist and Active Emergency Stop Assist, both of which have been enhanced for the new year. The S-Class will also see updates to its Driver Assistance Package to include the following systems:

  • Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC
  • Active Steering Assist
  • Active Lane Change Assist
  • Active Emergency Stop Assist
  • Traffic Sign Assist

Want to see the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class in person? Then give us a call and we would be happy to schedule you a test drive for when it arrives on our lot!