Journalists British magazine Car has tested pre-production S-Class series W223, talked to the head of the development Department of Mercedes-Benz Jurgen Weissinger and revealed the range of engines of the new flagship of Daimler. At first, the sedan will be offered with two diesel engines, two petrol “six” and V8.
According, the new generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class will hit the market with six-cylinder turbo-diesel (S 350 d 400 S and d), six-cylinder petrol turbo engine (S 450 and S 500), and the top will temporarily become a modification of the c index of “580” and a V8 engine. All motors will be supplemented with 48-volt 22-strong starter-generator EQ Boost, which will help to save fuel during acceleration.
It is known that the modification of S 500 row “turborestore” will develop about 440 horsepower and 520 Nm of torque and acceleration from standstill to 100 kilometers per hour takes 4.6 seconds. “Loaded” execution of the Mercedes-AMG S 63 will get electrified powertrain, consisting of a 200-horsepower electric motor and a 612-horsepower V8 volume of 4.0 liters, as predicted by the insiders, this sedan will gain first “hundred” in less than 3.5 seconds.
It can be assumed that the diesel S-class will retain radnoy “turborestore” 2.9, however, the unit will be modified in favor of environmental standards and electrified. In 2021, the range will complement version of the Mercedes-AMG S 63, Mercedes-Maybach S 650, and the limo will be equipped with a 6.0-litre V12.
Complete information about features, release dates in key markets and complete the new S-Class the company Mercedes-Benz will reveal at the official presentation of September 2. In Europe, the Daimler flagship will appear in showrooms before the end of 2020.