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Mercedes-Maybach S-Class


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A moment in the opulent S-Class is enough to convince you: the future is now. With unrivalled comfort and unsurpassed safety, it is a role model and class leader in every sense. Whether you’re behind the wheel or behind the driver, a trip in the S-Class is a sensory experience. It’ll capture your heart and imagination with its flawless luxury.

  • S-Class

    S: Launched in 1972, the S-Class is Mercedes-Benz's flagship full-size luxury sedan.

1954 The W180 “Ponton” debuted, but it only became known by its now iconic name in 1972.
1972 The W116 is introduced – the first official S-Class.
1974 The S-Class 450SE wins European Car of the Year.
1975 The S-Class is upgraded with a fuel injection system compliant with revised emission standards.
1979 The second-generation S-Class (W126) debuts as a 1980 model.
1981 The S-Class (W126) wins Wheels Magazine’s Car of the Year.
1986 The S-Class (W126) receives a mid-cycle update with exterior modifications and engine upgrades.
1991 The third-generation S-Class (W140) is unveiled.
1993 The Mercedes-Benz model nomenclature is rationalised and alphanumerical designations inverted.
1995 The S-Class (W140) receives a minor facelift.
1998 The fourth-generation S-Class (W220) is introduced.
2005 The fifth-generation S-Class (W221) is unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
2006 The fifth-generation S-Class makes its North American debut at the North American International Auto Show.
2009 The S-Class (W221) receives a minor facelift for the 2010 model year.
2013 The sixth-generation S-Class (W222) is unveiled.


Instantly recognisable as Mercedes-Benz’s flagship and as a benchmark for all full mid-size luxury cars, the latest generation S-Class is breathtakingly beautiful. Its elegant, athletic lines follow the flow of the wind and cut through the air with incomparable ease. Despite its muscular stance, it’s as swift as a swallow and can navigate any obstacle effortlessly. The culmination of decades of refinement, it is without an equal. 

From its domineering nose to its distinctive tail, every inch of the S-Class exudes prestige. Its striking “face” is characterised by sharply contoured headlamps and an imposing grille. Strong shoulders accentuate the powerful bonnet and lead your eyes over the dynamic windscreen onto the arching roofline. Its rear features tail lamps set directly into the bodywork and a v-shaped boot lid. From any angle, it’s a head-turner.

A true first class cabin on four wheels, the interior of the S-Class is the essence of luxury. Combining the finest materials and expert craftsmanship with cutting-edge technology, the inside of the flagship is quite simply fantastic. Incredibly spacious and featuring every conceivable comfort and convenience, you’ll simply enjoy the experience of her confines.

From the word go the S-Class showcased the best of Mercedes-Benz technology, and the latest generation is no different. The innovative components of Intelligent Drive, with features such as MAGIC BODY CONTROL, Night View Assist, Active Parking Assist, Active Lane Assist and Active Blind Spot Assist elevate the luxurious S-Class into an exclusive category. State-of-the-art technology such as DISTRONIC PLUS with Steering Assist and Cross-Traffic Assist set a benchmark for safe driving.

Since its inception, the S-Class has pioneered numerous safety systems that became industry standards. For on-road safety, you simply can’t do better than the Intelligent Drive system, which incorporates a series of multimode and multi-range radar sensors to give the car six dimensions of vision and a 360° perspective. Nothing escapes its autonomous view, which helps to ensure the safety of all road users.

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