With the whole crop of 2018 Mercedes-Benz vehicles that have been recently announced, it’s not a huge surprise that one or two get lost in the shuffle. However, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a model that deserves another look. Recently unveiled at the Shanghai Auto Show, this Mercedes-Benz flagship sedan boasts a new attractive exterior as well as the kind of Intelligent Drive features that make it one step closer to true autonomous driving. Learn more about the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class release date and cutting edge features below.
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Release Date
While we won’t have 2018 model year Mercedes-Benz vehicles in our pre-owned luxury inventory for quite a while, the release date for the new S-Class will be coming up later this year. The 2018 Mercedes- Benz S450, S50 4MATIC®, S560 4MATIC®, Mercedes-AMG S63, and Mercedes-Maybach S560 4MATIC® will all be available by fall 2017, while the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S560, Mercedes-AMG S65, and Mercedes-Maybach S650 will all be available by late fall.
What’s new on the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class?
The S-Class has long been the cutting-edge model in the Mercedes-Benz lineup. The new 2018 model promises to be no different, with attractive changes ranging from aesthetic to essential. A fresh new bumper design, new trims, and advanced infotainment and technology options are some of the highlights.
Available S-Class Driver Assistance
When it comes to safety and crash prevention features, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is going to be turning heads and setting the standard. One notable advance is new hands-off detection. This model will be able to tell whether or not a driver has their hands on the wheel. When the driver is not actively steering, the system will be able to take more active control speed and handling crash avoidance.
No technology system that currently exists makes a driver irrelevant. However, new technology on the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class will bring us even closer.