With the 2021 model year release of its S-Class series, Mercedes-Benz has moved all its safety, as well as infotainment, features forward to strike a rivalry against the BMW 7-Series, Audi A8, and the Porsche Panamera models. A known source of ours who is associated with the famous Mercedes Benz dealership Laval informed that the 2021 model year edition of S-Class is going to offer this time mild-hybrid powertrains and a bigger bag of driver-assistance features with the necessary improvements that include the installation of smart-looking portrait-style touchscreens and digital displays.
What Comes as New
The new 2021 edition of Mercedes S-Class is blessed with a new bunch of styling cues that are carefully modulated in its look with more subtle strokes and softer lines drawn all around its supple body. The new front grille sits with grandeur and meets up the hood smoothly. The headlights got slimmer and more gorgeous. The roofline continues the same shape but now has a greater number of creases and curves at the edges. There is a hidden door whose handles extend from the body. Mercedes now boasts of the new Aston Martin technology that it has installed in its S-class models.
Sources of Power
Power in the 2021 Mercedes Benz S-Class models comes from a 3.0-liter turbo-6 engine at the base, making 429 hp and 384 lb. ft of torque when mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission. This engine is capable to pick up a speed of 0-60 mph before you even realize and allows you to drive at the top speed of 130-mph.
What is Declared to be Coming Soon
It is declared by the automaker that a new active suspension system is going to be enabled in the upcoming 2021 Mercedes Benz S-Class models. It will add a degree of individual wheel control for the driver and help in damping in the corners and overcome the unpredictable obstacles. This system will be accomplished with a pair of hydraulic dampers that will be enabled by a 48-volt mild-hybrid system.
Driver Assist Systems
A set of new driver-assistance systems will be seen in the 2021 Mercedes Benz S-Class modes. The entire gamut of the life-saving technologies that will protect the prospective S-Class users will a new adaptive cruise control with speed limiting feature. It will work automatically on its own, based on the route taken. On this, the stop and go functionality will allow the S-Class to be driven at a maximum speed of 35 mph. on the other hand features like active lane control along with the emergency-stop and lane-change assist will not allow the driver to take wrong driving decisions.
According to the Mercedes Benz dealership Laval, to avoid and finally reduce the probability of a collision to nil, there will be active brake assistance and blind-spot monitors with brake support that will not wait for the driver to apply the brakes when an obstacle is anywhere around the car.
Lastly, the vehicle-exit support, as well as the active park assistance in support of a rounded up airbag system, will see, that none is hurt at the crucial parts, due to an unmindful reversing or while getting in and out of the vehicle.