Mercedes Benz S-Class 2013 – The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a series of luxury sedans by the German automaker Mercedes-Benz, produces a division of German company Daimler AG. The classification was officially launched in 1972 with the W116 S-Class, the current Mercedes-Benz models from the mid-1950s succeeded introduced. The S-Class has served as the flagship of Mercedes for more than 50 years in its various incarnations. The S-Class has debuted many of the company’s latest innovations, including drive-train technologies, interior and safety systems. The S-Class is listed as sold worldwide luxury sedan, and its latest generation, the W221 S-Class was created in 2005 as a completely new design. As in earlier versions of the W221 S-Class is sold in standard-wheelbase versions and Long: V6, V8, V12, diesel and hybrid drives are offered. All models are built in Mexico or sold in the United States are only available in the wheelbase.
“S-Class” is an Anglicization of “” S-Class “is an abbreviation for” special class, “which means” special class. “In terms of automobiles therefore refers to” a specially equipped van. “Although commonly been used for decades, according to an official application in 1972, five generations have produced officially named S-Class sedans. Latest two-door coupe models of the S-Class is as SEC and later S-Coupe known. In 1998, the S-Class Coupe designated on a separate line, separated the CL-Class, however, as the S-Coupe for the 2013 model year again.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Security
Mercedes-Benz has always presented its safety innovations in the S-Class. For example, the S-Class is the first car to integrate in Europe airbags. S-Class safety features included innovations in active safety, passive safety and general safety. Active safety systems include ABS brakes in 1978, traction control and electronic stability program in 1995 and Brake Assist.
In 2005, a new infrared night vision feature was implemented. Despite popular belief, the S-Class was not the first car fitted with ABS braking technology, although some credit for popularizing this now largely standard can be given. Passive safety features include: crumple zones in 1957, three-point seat belts in 1965, steering column, enhanced occupant protection in a collision in improved bass, pretension seatbelts, the accidents platforms sandwich.
PRE-SAFE, Mercedes-Benz holistic safety was introduced in the S-Class in 2002. PRE-SAFE integrates multiple active and passive safety features to try a “safety net” for the safety of vehicles to avoid accidents when accidents occur, PRE-SAFE is intended to reduce occupant injuries. In the latest version of this pre-collision system, PRE-SAFE Boat brake assist, lock the doors to prevent accidental opening during the accident, adjust the seats, close the windows and sunroof safety and tighten the belt during certain types of collisions. Accident with a rollover, PRE-SAFE unlock the doors and lower the windows approximately one half inch to allow workers to leave or. Statistics on road accidents on a model from the Department of Transport UK model show that the Mercedes-Benz S-Class one of the safest cars on the roads of the United Kingdom
Mercedes-Benz S-Class S-Guard
A special version of the armored Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been produced, known as the S-Guard. Special features include the ability to military-grade small arms fire and certain explosive devices, withstand a closed tank and a special alarm. In 2009, Mercedes-Benz started known a long version of the S-Guard, a Pullman Guard. This model is 45 inches longer than the standard model and also has a higher roof and larger rear window with a different slant.
The S-Guard is widely used at the diplomatic level to protect the world leaders. Ninety governments worldwide are known to use the S-Guard for transport of government leaders and dignitaries. The S-Guard is based on a special production line S-Class in Sindelfingen, Germany, installed integrated with specific S-Guard enhancements on several stages throughout the production process are.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Production
Most S-Class models, including the W221, are built at the Daimler AG in Sindelfingen, Germany and Mercedes-Benz plant in Santiago Tianguistenco Valdez, Mexico. Founded by Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft in 1915, the Sindelfingen plant also produced the model 600 “Grosser Mercedes” and past generations of the S-Class. Previous S-Class models were built in different locations of Stuttgart South Africa, but is concentrated with the latest models of production in Sindelfingen and Santiago Tianguistenco. In February 2007, the Daimler Chrysler plant in Pekan Pahang, Malaysia has assembled producing vehicles S350 and S300, S350L and S500L began. Overall, about 2.7 million S-Class vehicles have been produced in the past forty years.