Modern luxury in the new S-Class is manifest in maximum quality of materials and workmanship. Status and technological competence are now even more tangible. The exterior of the S-Class impresses with a powerful front end and characteristic rear end including integrated tailpipe trim elements as standard for all models. Individual sporty highlights are provided by the AMG Line and, based on it, the AMG Line Plus. The wealth of choice is enhanced above all by the enormous range of wheels including two new 20-inch AMG wheels.
The interior of the S-Class is characterised by the two high-resolution displays, each with a screen diagonal of 12.3 inches. The S-Class has touch-sensitive controls in the steering wheel. They respond to swiping motions like the screen of a smartphone and enable the driver to control the entire infotainment system without having to take their hands off the steering wheel. The operation of DISTRONIC and cruise control with control elements directly on the steering wheel is another new feature.
High-quality materials define the interior of the S-Class. These include, for example, open-pore woods as well as leather-trimmed doors and upper body edges. Another Mercedes hallmark clearly in evidence is the high-quality look and feel created through meticulous attention to detail and craftsmanship.
The front passenger seat can be electrically moved further forward by up to 77 mm. This enables the passenger seated behind it to enjoy the journey even more. The noticeably longer legroom allows a more comfortable resting position. This is assisted by an electrically extending footrest. The EASY ADJUST luxury head restraints included in the Chauffeur package offer driver and front passenger considerably more comfort and safety.
The refrigerated compartment provides this treat to passengers in the rear. It is elegantly integrated into the rear armrest and has a capacity of approx. 8.5 litres. The cooling temperature can be set between approx. +4°C and +15 °C using two control switches. Heat-sensitive materials such as medicines can also be safely carried inside it. The compact refrigeration system works on the thermoelectric principle and is powered by the vehicle's on-board electricity supply.
The continuous Business console transforms the rear into a mobile office. Two 12 V sockets and temperature-controlled cup holders make for a comfortable travelling and working environment. The Business console extends from the front centre console through to the parcel shelf. The First-Class rear suite can be further upgraded with optional features such as folding tables or a 230 V socket.
With the Executive seat, the rear passenger on the front passenger side is able to enjoy even long journeys in complete relaxation. The seat can be brought into a comfortable reclined position of up to 43.5 degrees at the touch of a button. An additional extending leg support provides for further enhanced comfort. In combination with the electrically extending footrest this creates a comfortable surface for refreshing sleep. A cushionbag improves occupant protection when the seat backrest is heavily reclined. In the event of a frontal collision it deploys under the seat cushion and prevents the occupant from sliding beneath the seat belt (submarining).