2021 Mercedes Benz S Class Specs, features, variants, and price

  • Packed with premium features and equipment
  • Ultra-luxurious interior
  • Offered with 2 powertrains
2021 Mercedes Benz S Class in Designo Diamond White
2021 Mercedes Benz S Class in Designo Diamond White Image credit: Mercedes Benz India

The 2021 Mercedes Benz S Class is a full-size luxury sedan or rather a limousine. It is tagged as the best car in the world for many years now. The S Class provides luxury and comfort to all the passengers. The Mercedes Benz S Class is packed with all the premium features and materials. It delivers an amazing driving experience. The seventh-generation Mercedes Benz S Class has a long wheelbase and refreshed styling. 

2021 Mercedes Benz S Class Power and performance

Engine & Transmission

The Mercedes Benz S Class offers 2 powertrain options. You can go for a 3.0L inline 6-cylinder petrol or a diesel engine. The inline 6-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine with 3000 cubic capacity comes with a 48V mild-hybrid technology that delivers a max 367bhp of power and a peak torque of 500Nm.  

The second option is a diesel engine of the same size. The 3.0L inline 6-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine does not have any hybrid technique. The diesel engine generates a max power of 330bhp and a max torque of 700Nm. 

  • S 400 d 4MATIC – 3.0L 6-cylinder turbocharged Diesel Engine | 330bhp & 700Nm | 0-100kmph – 5.4s | Top Speed 250kmph
  • S 450 4MATIC – 3.0L 6-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine | 367bhp & 500Nm | 0-100kmph – 5.1s | Top speed – 250kmph

Both the engines are mated with a 9-speed automatic transmission. Both the variants have a top speed limit of 250kmph and they can attain 0-100kmph in just 5.4s and 5.1s with diesel and petrol engines respectively. The engines provide excellent performance. The driving experience is excellent and really impressive. The premium sedan has good handling but not as sharp as it should be. It provides an exceptional riding experience with semi-autonomous driving features. It could work great in cities and rushed places. 

2021 Mercedes Benz S Class appearance and design

The Exterior

The 2021 Mercedes Benz S Class is very magnificently crafted. It has a very eye-catching styling and design. It has updated its exterior design. The Mercedes Benz S Class has many highlighting features. The headlamp technology comes with digital light which is very amusing. It also has a signature light design. The door handles could be unlocked with the help of the keyless go feature. This will be really helpful if your hands are filled with stuff.

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The all-new 20-inch multi-spoke light-alloy wheels give a very classy look to the car. These wheels are painted in high gloss black and have high sheen finishing. The front part also features an all-new grille which has three horizontal slates enhancing the looks of the front part of the car. It has a large air intake. The fins and front splitters have chrome finishing. The side sill panels and the visible tailpipe too have chrome finishing. The sliding panoramic sunroof makes a very unique impression on the car. It is controlled via a touch slider.

The Colors

2021 Mercedes Benz S class all five colors

The Mercedes Benz S Class offers a very beautiful colour scheme. It includes five vibrant colors in this colour scheme. The colors are- Designo Diamond White, Onyx Black, Anthracite Blue, Rubellite Red and Emerald Green. These colours help in attracting a lot of customers.

2021 Mercedes Benz S Class comfort and luxury inside

rear seat with lumbar support – spacious cabin comfortable for long drives.

The Interiors

Very minutely crafted interiors of Mercedes Benz S Class has many premium features and materials. It has not compromised in providing luxury and comfort to the passengers. The interiors look very seamless. The ambient lighting helps in changing the mood and cherishing it. The rear seats give the first-class feeling and comfort. You could highly personalize the interiors of the Mercedes Benz S Class as per your wish.

It has a multi-functional sports steering wheel that comes wrapped with Nappa leather along with a 12.3-inch digital driver’s display for the convenience of the driver. It has Thermotronic automatic climate control in the front as well as in the rear. A wireless charging system is also offered for seamless charging of your phones. USB package is provided to charge your smartphones and tablets.

Mercedes Benz S Class driver's cabin and high tech and luxurious gadgets on dashboard

There will be a projection of the brand logo on the ground while you enter and exit the car. It offers a double sun blind to protect different passengers from direct sunlight. The S Class has AMG floor mats to add more premium elements to its interior. It offers hands-free access to the cargo space if your hands are full. The vehicle key has a high gloss black finishing. It also has a digital cockpit. It has got a 12.8-inch touch screen infotainment system for the entertainment purpose of the passengers.

Mercedes Benz S Class Safety

S Class provides a lot of safety features. Few of the safety features are:

  • Active parking assist with a 360-degree camera
  • Driving assistance package
  • Front and rear airbags
Mercedes Benz S Class panoramic sliding sunroof.
Panoramic sliding sunroof

The price for diesel variant S 400d 4MATIC starts at INR 2.17 crore while the petrol variant S 400 4MATIC is INR 2 lakh costlier i.e., it is priced at INR 2.19 crore. The German Limousine comes in 5 exotic colors – Anthratic blue, Designo Diamond white bright, Emerald Green, Onyx Black, and Rubelite Red.

The Mercedes Benz S Class has an amazing refinement. It is really impressive when it comes to comfort and luxury but it really becomes a challenge to drive in urban areas. This beast goes up against Audi A8 and BMW 7 Series. 

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