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2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spied inside and out

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been spotted again, this time with less camouflage and false body panels than we've seen previously. Compared to earlier prototypes, we can now see the S-Class is wearing more production-ready components like the tail-lights and door handles. It appears the tail-lights will be slimmer than the current units, as will the headlights up front...

2018-19 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class, S-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled a smattering of 2018 and 2019 C-Class, E-Class and S-Class models, over concerns about an issue with the seatbelt detection system. According to the company, it's possible affected cars will not register a correctly-engaged seatbelt. A warning light and tone will sound in the instrument cluster, and there's a risk the car's Pre-Safe system won't function...

2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for nine 2018 model-year S-Class sedans over concerns the Pre-Safe safety system may not engage even if a passenger is in the seat. According to the German marque, affected vehicles may not detect when a seatbelt is engaged, which will see a warning tone sound and a symbol illuminate in the instrument cluster...

2017-18 Mercedes-Benz S-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for 'certain' S-Class models built during 2017 and 2018 over concerns the busbars in the luggage area could pose a fire risk. According to the German marque, a manufacturing fault may not have seen two nuts for the mounting busbars (an electrical component) in the 'prefuse box' located in the boot installed...

2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spied again

Photographers have snapped the next Mercedes-Benz S-Class during development testing this week, well ahead of its 2019/2020 reveal. The prototype still wears a very heavy disguise and false body panels to conceal the final shape, but there are a couple of new details revealed in this latest set of images...

CarAdvice podcast 110: They see us rollin', they listenin'...

This week Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Mike Stevens are recording the podcast in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S400d L while driving around Melbourne! In car news, pricing and specs have been announced for the 2019 Renault Megane RS, Tesla has reached its 5000 Model 3 per-week goal, and Kay Hart has been announced as Ford Australia CEO...

Mercedes-Benz EQ S coming in 2020 – report

Mercedes-Benz is plotting an all-electric luxury flagship to rival upcoming cars from Audi and Jaguar, according to a new report out of the UK. Autocar quotes the company's large cars project boss, Michael Kelz, saying: "We will have an electric vehicle at the level of the S-Class, no doubt, but it will not be the S-Class"...

What's inside a Mercedes-Benz S-Class seat? – Video

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the gold standard for luxury limousines, and nowhere is that more evident than its heated, cooled, electrically-adjustable, massaging seats. They're a paragon of opulence, reserved for wealthy behinds (or Trent Nikolic's behind, albeit briefly)...

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Exclusive Edition revealed - UPDATE

UPDATE (8/3): Mercedes-Benz Australia has confirmed there are no plans to bring the S-Class Exclusive Editions to Australia at this stage. Mercedes-Benz has revealed the S-Class Exclusive Edition in both Coupe and Cabriolet forms at the Geneva motor show...

Mercedes-Benz GLC, S-Class, C-Class and E-Class Coupe recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled 944 cars over concerns the propellant mix in the front seatbelt tensioner may not meet specifications. According to the company, the issue could mean the front seatbelt tensioners don't deploy in an accident, putting occupants at greater risk of injury in an accident...

2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spied

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been snapped for the first time, offering a (heavily camouflaged) glimpse at the next flagship to wear the three-pointed star. According to our spy photographer, the prototype you see here was travelling in convoy with a group of current-generation S-Classes, along with an Audi A8 and BMW 7 Series...

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