Current Mercedes S Class was released back in 2013. It was much sportier and more comfortable than any previous S Class. This year competition also introduced their new models to the public. In order to stay competitive, Mercedes-Benz will soon have to release new 2018 Mercedes S Class. Spy shot s of future 2018 S Class were taken during road testing.
There were almost no changes to the exterior design. But this could eventually change by the time it gets released on the market. Biggest upgrades and changes are expected inside the cabin and in the engine compartment. 2018 S Class will get some refreshed details on the exterior, as well as redesigned headlights and taillights. Front fascia will also feature bigger side intakes, new grille and revised bumper. At the back, everything looks almost the same. The bumper and taillights could get slightly refreshed. Mercedes will certainly offer new color choices and wheel design. Inside the cabin, new 2018 Mercedes S Class will get new high technology features which were installed on new E Class. Biggest change are all new touch sensitive buttons on the steering wheel. Upcoming S Class will also get updated infotainment system and LED interior in 64 different colors.
2018 Mercedes S Class engine performance specs
2018 Mercedes S Class engine lineup will probably remain the same as on current version, but with some improvements regarding power and performance. Current S550 and S550 4Matic is powered by 4.7-liter V8 biturbo engine with ability to produce 449 horsepower. S550e hybrid comes with both 3.0-liter V6 engine and electric motor. Total power output for this model is set at 329 horsepower. Mercedes S600 engine is 6.0-liter biturbo V-12 generating 523 horsepower. All these engines should be improved slightly in the new model.
2018 Mercedes S Class release date and price
2018 Mercedes S Class price should be a little bit higher than on current version. 2016 S Class price is set at $95,650 for S550 and S550e and $98,650 for the S550 4Matic version. Top of the range S600 price is set at $169,050. New Mercedes S-Class will have some great rivals in BMW 7-Series, Audi A8, Jaguar XJ and Cadillac CT6. 2018 Mercedes S Class release date is expected by the end of next year.