Mercedes will be replacing the new C-Class and SL, as well as the new electric EQ models. Out of them, the most anticipated models that will be unveiled by the end of this year will be Mercedes’ flagship sedan line-up the S-Class. It has been confirmed by Mercedes that will unveil the Schaunderklass cars by the end of this year. Though we don’t have any specific dates as of yet when the S-Class will be showcased. Chances are that it will be showcased at the 2020 Paris Auto Show in September is high.
Spy photos of the S-Class have already revealed that it will feature new matrix led headlights, a larger grille, and fancy pop-out door handles. The cabin will also be updated and it will include a Tesla-esque kinda treatment where it will feature a portrait touchscreen that will feature Merc’s state-of-the-art infotainment system the Mercedes MBUX system and fully digital instrument digital cluster.
Because the S-Class is the automakers’ flagship model, the new S-Class will also come with a level-3 autonomous driving feature. It is not yet confirmed if the new S-Class will have the famed V12 powertrain or if it will be reserved for the posher Maybach version.
A bunch of AMG models is also being developed that will keep the company’s global luxury car segment in competition. The upcoming models include the GT4-door coupe, that will come with an advanced 800-hp with a plug-in hybrid driveline. A track-focused GT-black series will also be launched.
Other important cars that will leave the Mercedes stable in the coming years include a range electric vehicle that will be launched as part of his EQ-sub brand series. This includes the already-shown EQA and EQS concepts. Apart from that, the EQB, EQE and EQG model will also be gradually unveiled.
The basis for the yet-to-be-launched new S-Class is a re-engineered version of the Mercedes MRA platform that will be developed on an all-new electric architecture. The architecture will support a multitude of driver-assist features that will also a driverless valet parking system. The S-Class will be produced exclusively in saloon form. It will also give customers the choice between longer and shorter wheelbase, depending on the country where it is sold.