A while after the Global launch, today the luxury car maker Mercedes Benz launched the new 2021 S-Class here in India. This luxury saloon gets a major update inside and out. Also, not to forget the car now also comes with a couple of engine options. Moving on, owning the new S-Class will set back about ₹2.17 Crore (ex-showroom).

The company says that initially, the launch edition of the new Mercedes S-Class will arrive via the CBU unit. Mercedes Benz India also added that the S-class will come in two variants, S400d and S450. Let’s dive a little deep, and see what all the new S-class has on offer.

What powers this luxury Saloon?

2021 Mercedes Benz S-Class Engine Options
2021 Mercedes Benz S-Class Engine Options

As said earlier the new Mercedes Benz S-class will arrive in 2 variants, S400d and S450.

  • S 400d in India comes with a 3.0-litre 6 cylinder turbo diesel engine. This motor produces 330hp of max power and 700Nm of peak torque.
  • Talking about the petrol powertrain, it is also a 3.0-litre 6 cylinder turbo petrol engine producing 367hp of max power and 500Nm of peak torque.
  • And, both the engines set the power down to all 4 wheels via a 9-speed automatic transmission.
  • Although the car is huge and heavy, it can still manage to clock 0-100 in just 5.4 seconds with the diesel engine and 5.1 seconds with the petrol motor.

The new 2021 Mercedes Benz S-Class is feature-packed

2021 Mercedes Benz S-Class Interior
2021 Mercedes Benz S-Class Interior

Well, the Mercedes Benz says it all about the feature and equipment list of the vehicle. As always, the new 2021 Mercedes Benz S-Class come with a really long list of gadgets and gizmos.

  • This S-Class comes with a 1,750W 31-speaker Burmester 4D surround sound system for the perfect audio experience.
  • Ambient lighting
  • Exotic materials on the interior
  • 4 wheel steering
  • A 12.8-inch infotainment system
  • MBUX system with 320Gb storage and 16Gb ram

Talking safety, the car comes with

2021 Mercedes Benz S-Class Back Seat
2021 Mercedes Benz S-Class Back Seat
  • 10 airbags
  • 360-degree camera and sensors and a lot more.

Prices and Rivals

As of now only there will only be 150 units sold in India. And these 150 S Classes will come to our shores via the CBU unit. This means that the cost of the 2021 S-Class in India is a lot higher than before. Talking about the price, the new 2021 Mercedes Benz S-Class costs ₹2.17 Crore for the S400d 4-Matic variant and ₹2.19 Crore for the S450 4-Matic variant. For reference, the older S-Class used to start at ₹1.4 Crore. The new BMW 7 Series is the direct rival of the new S-Class in India. (All Prices in ex-showroom)

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