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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"...

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


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class review
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class review

The S-Class has for decades now symbolised the pinnacle of luxury limousine motoring. Here we take a closer look at the S400d and S560 LWB variants.


2018 Mercedes-Maybach Pullman unveiled
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2018 Mercedes-Maybach Pullman unveiled

Mercedes-Maybach has unveiled its latest ultra long-wheelbase limousine, fit for celebrities, heads-of state and despot dictators alike. The facelifted S-Class Pullman follows in the footsteps of its lesser stablemates with small upgrades, both inside and out, designed to deliver an even more luxurious experience...


2018 Mercedes-AMG S63 review
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2018 Mercedes-AMG S63 review

The Mercedes-AMG S63 is not only one of the world's most powerful production cars, but also one of the most luxurious – and it's brilliant at both.


Mercedes-Benz reveals diesel plug-in hybrids
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Mercedes-Benz reveals diesel plug-in hybrids

Mercedes-Benz has revealed a trio of plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models for the Geneva motor show: two diesel PHEVs based on the C-Class and E-Class, and a new petrol-electric S560e. To avoid confusion, we'll cover the two different hybrids separately...


Mercedes-Benz S-Class Exclusive Edition revealed - UPDATE
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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
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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...


2018 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class revealed
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2018 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class revealed

Mercedes-Maybach has refreshed its ultra-luxe version of the S-Class, ahead of a Geneva motor show debut. The high-end limousine has been treated to a number of subtle exterior upgrades, led by a new pinstriped grille – inspired by suits, no less – and two-tone paint finishes. If you recognise that grille, it's because a similar design debuted on the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept in 2016...


Mercedes-Benz: Same-same sedan design a non-issue
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Mercedes-Benz: Same-same sedan design a non-issue

The similarity between the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class and S-Class is a deliberate strategy – and it's working well, according to Gorden Wagener, Daimler head of design. In a wide-ranging chat with Australian journalists after the launch of the new A-Class, Wagener addressed the similarities between the brand's traditional three-box sedans...


2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spied
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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...


Mercedes-Benz puts autonomous tech to the test in Australia
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Mercedes-Benz puts autonomous tech to the test in Australia

Mercedes-Benz is putting autonomous technology through testing in Aussie conditions, to better understand some of the quirks of our roads. Along with more information about the flashing, variable-speed signs becoming prevalent on our highways, the test route – from Sydney to Melbourne, via Canberra and Albury – will also look to hone the way self-driving systems deal with wombats, koalas, emus and kangaroos crossing the road...


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class pricing and specs
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz Australia has streamlined its new range of 2018 S-Class and Maybach variants, cutting the overall range from 12 to eight options whilst also dropping the entry price for the S-class range under $200,000 for the first time in this current generation...


2016-17 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, S-Class, GLC recalled for seatbelt fix
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2016-17 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, S-Class, GLC recalled for seatbelt fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 306 vehicles across its C-Class, S-Class and GLC model lines over concerns the seatbelt pretensioners may not deploy correctly. The German marque reports that affected models may have an incorrect propellant mixing ratio in the passenger seatbelt pretensioners, which could cause them to not deploy as intended...


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, Cabriolet revealed: Here in April 2018
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, Cabriolet revealed: Here in April 2018

The updated 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet have been revealed overnight ahead of their debut at next week's Frankfurt motor show. Following the updated limousine range, the two-door S-Class range gets a revised engine range, new semi-autonomous driver assistance systems, along with a revised design inside and out...


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet teased ahead of Frankfurt debut
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet teased ahead of Frankfurt debut

The facelifted 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet has been teased in a new video ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt motor show next month. Following the updated S-Class limousine range, the convertible version is expected to get similar upgrades, though obviously with the sexier two-door body sans roof...


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: 48-volt system is the future, but diesel's not dead yet
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: 48-volt system is the future, but diesel's not dead yet

With the recent resurgence of petrol engines - thanks largely to the efficiency and power delivered by turbo technology - and the addition of high-capacity mild hybrid systems like the 48V battery system used in the facelifted, 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class (among others), you could be forgiven for thinking the bell is about to toll for the diesel engine...


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class review
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class review

The facelifted Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the latest to sit atop the Stuttgart tech pile. With the best of everything the brand can offer, it needs to appeal to the most discerning buyer.


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class six-cylinder and V12 models detailed
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class six-cylinder and V12 models detailed

Details about the facelifted Mercedes-Benz S-Class and its new inline six-cylinder petrol engines have finally been revealed. When the company unveiled the updated S-Class range in April, the only confirmed petrol drivetrains were the S560 and S63 AMG, both powered by 4.0 twin-turbo V8 engines, and the 6.0-litre V12 S65 AMG model...


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, AMG, Maybach models revealed
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, AMG, Maybach models revealed

The anticipated and comprehensively updated 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class family has been revealed this week, debuting at the Shanghai motor show. Bringing a host of technologies and enhancements to ensure the S model maintains its place atop the Mercedes totem, the revised line-up will make its way to Australia by the end of 2017...