Spied – Mercedes testing new S Class heavily in China

Shrawan

Shrawan Raja, I'm the Founder & CEO of IndianAutosBlog.com. I love teamwork and talking about cars.

The 2014 Mercedes S Class, considered as the best car in the world today, is being tested heavily in Chinese conditions.

2014 Mercedes S Class testing in China front

China is the biggest market for S Class. In fact the Chinese buy more than 50% of S Classes manufactured. Mercedes is expected to launch the new gen S Class in the local market at the Chengdu auto show this September and sales are to begin by October.

Inevitably, it seems like Mercedes is intensely focusing on attuning the S Class to local conditions before the launch.

2014 Mercedes S Class testing in China

Every S Class generation stood for innovation and the new model’s no exception. It features a “road surface scan” suspension system, LED headlamps, night vision, parking assists, automatic braking mitigating collision and even drive on its own in case of a gridlock.

The S Class has launched in three variants in Europe, and in two wheelbases. Hunkered down AMG versions will be on offer later this year while a plug-in hybrid with record fuel efficiency has also been patented.

2014 Mercedes S Class testing in China side

The new S Class will come to India early next year.

[Source – Auto Ifeng via CarNewsChina.com]

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Mercedes S Class News & Updates

2017 Mercedes S-Class vs. 2013 Mercedes S-Class front three quarters

2017 Mercedes S-Class vs. 2013 Mercedes S-Class – Old vs. New

Mercedes S Class Connoisseur's Edition front quarter launched

Mercedes S-Class Connoisseur’s Edition launched at INR 1.21 crores

2017 Mercedes S-Class (facelift) front fascia

2017 Mercedes S-Class leaked ahead of its debut this month

2017 Mercedes S-Class (facelift) silver interior spy shot

2017 Mercedes S-Class’ interior spotted in German town

2017 Mercedes S-Class (facelift) black headlamp and rear spy shots

2017 Mercedes S-Class’ MULTIBEAM LED headlight revealed

Mercedes S Class Cabriolet front quarter launched

Mercedes C-Class Cabriolet & Mercedes S-Class Cabriolet launched in India