2024 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: The Pinnacle of Luxury and Technology

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been the flagship of the company for over a decade, and the new 2024 model continues to set the standard with its latest luxury features and advanced technology. This sedan truly stands out in its class.

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Model Variants

The S-Class is available in various trims to suit different preferences:

  • S500: The entry-level model with a robust feature set.
  • S580 Plug-in Hybrid: Combining efficiency with power
  • AMG S 63E: For those seeking high performance and unmatched luxury.

When considering alternatives, the Audi A8 and sportier S8, BMW 7 Series, and Genesis G90 are comparable competitors.

Engine and Performance

  • S500: Equipped with a 3.0-liter inline-six cylinder engine, producing 429 horsepower.
  • S580: Features a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine.
  • S580e Plug-in Hybrid: Combines the inline-six with an electric motor to produce 510 horsepower, with all-wheel drive as standard.

Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is impressive across the board:

  • S500: 4.2 seconds
  • S580e Plug-in Hybrid: 4.2 seconds
  • S580: 3.9 seconds

Range, Charging, and Battery Life

Mercedes Benz S580e
Mercedes Benz

The S580e boasts an estimated range of 46 miles, thanks to its 22.7 kWh battery pack. It also includes a 9.6 kW onboard charger for convenient charging.

Interior Luxury

2024 Mercedes Benz S Class intirior

The interior of the S-Class features five seats, a large touchscreen, a 12.3-inch digital cluster, an enhanced heads-up display, and other luxurious amenities. The new rear seats offer increased headroom and legroom, with available massage functions and heated seat capabilities.

2024 Mercedes Benz S Class intirior

Infotainment System

At the heart of the center stack is a 12.8-inch portrait OLED touchscreen, powered by the enhanced Mercedes-Benz MBUX software.

2024 Mercedes Benz S Class infotainment

This system features improved voice command functionality and smartphone-like capabilities. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and wireless charging come standard.

Pricing

2024 Mercedes Benz S Class
Mercedes Benz 

The 2024 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is priced between $118,500 and $129,000, depending on the chosen trim and options.

Safety and Driver Assistance Features

Every S-Class model comes with a comprehensive suite of standard driver assistance features, including:

  • Self-parking capabilities
  • Rear seat airbags
  • Active suspension
  • Standard forward-collision warning and automated emergency braking
  • Standard lane-departure warning and lane-keeping assist 
  • Standard adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go technology

Key features include:

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