Benz Leaks & Teases New S-Class

Just days before the full reveal, images appear via a sales brochure of the all new Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

We’ve receivedofficial shots of its interior, seen what it will look like in 1:18 scale, andbeen privy to a leaked image, and with just two days before the all-new luxurysedan takes a bow at a special event in Hamburg, Germany, Mercedes has releaseda teaser video and inadvertently leaked official pictures via a sale brochureof the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Courtesy ofa German Car Forum reader, the images show the new S-Class – codenamed W222 –will be wider, lower and longer than the outgoing model.

While the stock wheelbase is expected to follow the existing model's fairly closely, a long-wheelbase variant will also be rolled out at launch sitting 130 mm longer than the stock S-Class. The brochure reveals three powerplants will be available when the new S-Class launches in Europe. The S350 will sports a 3.0-liter turbo-diesel V6 rated at 255 hp; the S500 comes with a 4.7-liter turbocharged V8 good for 449 hp; and the S400 Hybrid will combine a 3.5-liter gasoline V6 with an electric motor for 302 hp. In addition to new styling and dramatic new lines, the S-Class will showcase the latest in state-of-the-art technology.

That will includes a pair of 12.3-inch TFT screens in the dashboard, climate control that filters and perfumes the air, and world-first heated armrests all round.

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