Today, carmakers begin to test future cars under heavy camouflage. And recently, Mercedes-Benz revealed prototypes of the W222, which is called as the S-Class for well over a year now. Furthermore, it also unveiled a few pictures of the test cars itself in the previous November.
But, some parts of this car have been disguised. Mercedes has been discussing whether it should reveal this car at one of China’s international auto shows in the first half of the year or should reveal it at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany in this fall.
Wherever Mercedes-Benz reveals it, the new fact will come: the exterior design will not come as a surprise like the latest S-Class sedan’s body that becomes an evolution of the current model. The interior will include a latest design emphasized by a very big TFT screen spread across half the dashboard along with a display as to the instrument panel and the infotainment system.
The next S-Class comprising a latest aluminum-intensive unibody together with 4-link front and also the multi-link rear suspensions that’s using the firm’s most recent Magic Ride Control system, which uses cameras to scan the road in front of the car and tune the suspension settings consequently. The regular and long-wheelbase versions will also present here along with rear-wheel drive that’s being standard and the all-wheel drive presented optionally.
Moreover, the S-Class sedan will be obtainable with a range of V6, V8 and V12 gasoline engines and 4-cylinder and also V6 diesels, plus an option of standard and also the plug-in hybrid models, most of which are likely to be linked to a latest nine-speed automatic transmission (it depends on where you live). In addition, at the top of the range, there will be the nice AMG high-performance variants together with the turbocharged V8 and also the V12 gasoline engines.