Improved Two-Door

Stuttgart, 5. September 2017

Since July of 2017, the Mercedes S-class, with a new look and new technology on the market. Now the two-door model will get the new features, so the Coupé and convertible, including their AMG versions. There are many similarities, but also differences.

Only in the case of the Zweitürern: OLED rear lights

Include optical Changes, different front apron, redesigned side skirts and chrome-plated twin tailpipes. Exclusive the two Zweitürern reserved and part of the standard equipment, the new OLED rear lights. With this technology, ("organic light emitting diode") are puff printed thin layers of organic materials on a glass plate and to emit light. The total of 66 ultra-flat OLED seem to be in the rear lamp floating elements and create a well-detectable light signature.

Widescreen Cockpit and Touch Control Buttons

Inside, the two-door S-class to get derivatives of the Widescreen Cockpit. Mercedes refers to the two side-by-side 12.3-inch Displays, which are from the lifted Limousine is known. By the common cover glass, you will see appearance such as a – a separation between the instruments display-Central display (such as Active Info Display of the VW group) is not available here. The operating concept from the E-class well-known Touch Control Buttons on the steering Wheel. Alternatively, the operation continues to the Wheel with the Touchpad in the center console, or as a third possibility, the voice control.

New Comfort Control

Among the other innovations is the display of free Parking spaces in the navigation cards and a Concierge Service, can be around a table, ordering in a Restaurant, for example. Optionally, there is an "Energizing comfort control", which you can choose between various moods (such as Freshness, heat, or comfort). Then automatically the air conditioner, the fragrance, the seat air conditioning, seat-massage, as well as the ambience of light and music can be adjusted accordingly. The personal music of the driver is automatically analyzed and, depending on the speed (beats per minute) of a mood associated with it.

Improved wizard, new engines

Also, the assistance systems have been improved. Thus, the distance cruise control to reduce curves or roundabouts now automatically the Tempo and the curve tilting function works up to a speed of 180. Regarding the engines, so as the sedan, the S 560, a Biturbo V8 with cylinder deactivation and 469 HP. Only in the coupe there is also the S 450, a V6 with 367 HP and sail function: The internal combustion engine is disconnected and the idle offset (but not switched off).

S 63 with a new engine and a new transmission

Both convertible as well as coupe are also available in the two AMG versions. As before, the S is driven 63 by an eight-cylinder, now offers but, in spite of a smaller displacement 612 instead of 585 HP. Only the coupe, the V8 has a cylinder deactivation. The S 65 has a 630-horsepower V12 under the hood. The S 63 receives, for the first time, the "AMG speed shift MCT 9G-gear". In comparison to a normal automatic transmission with a wet start-up clutch replaces the torque Converter. However, is used in the S 65 how had the "AMG speed shift TCT 7G-transmission". The S 63 has four-wheel drive as standard, the S 65 is always rear-wheel drive. The System, called Performance 4Matic+ is the first to offer a "fully variable" torque distribution to the two axles. This means that The car can continuously vary between a pure rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.

Vertical Bars

What it comes to optics, will get the AMG versions of the so-called pan-American Grill – this is the thick vertical bars latticed Grill of the GT at the AMG-R was introduced. The apron contains a large clasp in the color of the car, the surrounds on the sides, large air intakes. Premiere of the new AMG car at the IAA (14. - 24. September 2017). The same is likely to apply to the lifted variants of the normal convertibles and coupes. To be fair, then the prices and the date of the market will be announced starts.(sl)