The new 2020 Mercedes S-Class – (W222)

The new flagship Mercedes S Class – (W222) replaced the W221 models. Also, the German company plans to replace this model prodution Maybach 57 and Maybach 62. Presented Mercedes S-Class in – with a grand scale, which once again confirmed the serious German company plans for this model: cars presented 15.05. in the territory air giant Airbus in Hamburg.

See also: the 2020 Mercedes-Benz the S-the Coupe the Class year.

Note that the presentation held personally Dieter Zetsche, head of Daimler AG board. According to his statements, put car was not only the most comfortable and luxurious sedan in the world, but also unrivaled in terms of the introduction of advanced technologies. Serial production of new cars should start as soon as possible – no later than the spring of .

 2020 Mercedes S Class photo

Exterior of the new car has a great number of memorable innovations. To those should include the introduction of innovative lighting technology, changing the dimensions of the sedan, sleek, providing excellent aerodynamic performance, as well as indicators of body stiffness. Design cars made in the tradition of the Mercedes, but to call it extraordinary or outstanding, you can hardly.

 2020 Mercedes S class photo

Body model made wide use of high-strength steel, so he got unmatched torsional rigidity of over 40,000 Nm / degree. For comparison, the previous generation W221 possess indicators 27,500 Nm / degree. The result is striking, especially if we take into account the performance of the wheelbase sizes. If you have a heavy-duty steel body, in order to prevent a substantial increase in the weight of cars, most of the external parts of the car are made of aluminum, including the roof. The result of this combination was the increase in body size, allowing to place in the cabin even more ultra-modern equipment of various types. With a curb weight of this new sedan, compared to its predecessor, an increase of only 20-50 kg.

2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class photo

It is noteworthy that the new flagship sedan will get just two wheelbases – 3065 mm and 3165 mm, which is due to the division of preferences in different countries. For example, a longer wheelbase are in great demand in Russia, China, the Middle East and the United States. Shorter preference for European motorists.

  • Parameters of the new executive cars 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W222) Long (long wheelbase): length – 5246 mm (5116 mm), width – 1899 mm, height – 1491 mm.

Impressed and performance drag coefficient of aerodynamic drag, which has a new body: he is unmatched in the class sedans executive level 0,23-0,24 Cx. To illustrate the significance of this parameter, we give for comparison the same ratio of the compact Volkswagen XL – all 0,189 Cx. What logical conclusion suggests itself: the elegance of the design of modern cars is gradually giving way to a more efficient aerodynamic performance, strong and rigid body and lower curb weight.

Application management of unmatched adaptability cars are confirmed almost everything: for example, a new generation sedan is the first car in the world, on board of which there are no traditional light bulbs – all the lighting elements are equipped with light-emitting diodes.

There are no claims to the quality of materials used for interior decoration, as well as the perfect execution of all elements of the interior of the new 2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class W222. Therefore, when viewed from the interior space, we focused on a huge number of innovations implemented, comfortable accommodation of passengers and the driver as well as an unrivaled choice of different installed systems.

 2020 Photo salon S class two monitors

First of all, we note the presence of two 2.3 minute (30,7sm) inch. TFT displays, which supply information in perfect digital quality. At the same time one of the screens is a virtual instrument panel, the second manages the multimedia complex, air conditioner, navigation systems. Also, this monitor displays the algorithms of the hybrid engine – in trim 2020 Mercedes-Benz S300 BlueTec Hybrid, as well as the 2020 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid.

Making front poneli Mercedes S Class photo

Note defiant look of the front panel, a decoration resembling a luxury cruise boat than a car: massive wood inserts (of course, elite breeds), following the vents, smooth contours, convenient and beautiful location of the auxiliary systems controls. The front seats look stylish and elegant, in addition Vmeschaya unprecedented abundance of diverse modern systems. For example, built-in electric motors provide longitudinal adjustment at a distance of 290 mm. The height of the seat is able to vary between 65 mm and depth of the cushion location – also on 65 mm, angles – 2.50 headrests can be displaced by 60 mm, the drive is able to tilt the backrest back to 270. Of particular note is a 4-step regulation lumbar support , built-in ventilation and heating systems. Qualitative performance of installed massage programs offer 14-Tb airbags that are built into the seatbacks, as well as their pillows.

The second-row seats

The second row of the new 2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class W222 (shortened to 3065 mm) wheelbase, provides installation designed for three passengers sofa or two separate seats with movable backs to 37 °. A longer version of the sedan got only single chair, which is available for five species. Depending on equipment level, the rear seatbacks can be lowered to 37-43,5o, (depending on the type of seating). Even provides electric head restraint height and length of the pads. Availability and lower the rear seat backrest down as much as possible, allowing very comfortable to lie down to rest – it is necessary to move the front seat forward. In addition to the functions of ventilation, heating and massage, at the disposal of the two rear passengers are: entertainment system monitors mounted in the front seats, separate climate control, inflatable seat belts, as well as automatic blinds on the rear windows. The increase in space for the rear passengers, along with the advent of larger (compared to its predecessor), the number of “smart” systems, has led to some reduction in the volume of the trunk of a sedan – up to 530l.

lighting engineering

As for the distribution of LED elements, the powerful lights of the new 2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class W222 will each receive 56 LEDs. Slightly fewer of them – at 35, fall to the rear lights, four light-emitting diode element got rear foglights. The cabin is set about 300 light-emitting diodes (for more information on their number the manufacturer has not provided), each LED point is designed for continuous operation for 30 years.

LED backlit interior

Optionally provides installation on Mercedes sedan Ec class of new intelligent lights control. Also optional is possible to install and Highbeam AssistPlus – adaptive headlights, make their own decisions with respect to the distance and brightness of individual road segments. Changing the brightness of the light and rear light – regardless of time of day, the intensity of the ambient light, as well as the force with which the driver depresses the brake pedal.


The new representative of the S-Class is the leader among all produced cars on the planet today, according to the total number of systems that are responsible for security. Security Systems new flagship car the German company track all fixed and moving objects that are within a certain radius around the car. Electronic sensors monitor the condition of the driver, road markings and signs, condition coverage, the distance to the vehicles in front of and behind the car. 2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class W222 is able to independently (without the driver) to prevent hitting the suddenly appeared in front of the passenger car, night vision cameras distinguish even small animals. Specific praise deserves NightView AssistPlus – advanced night vision system, which includes imager, a stereo camera, a few radars, as well as security systems. With this system the driver continuously receives detailed information as well as a circular image of the situation on the road. In the event of a collision probability, the vehicle warns the driver. In the case of the approximation to the critical situation, the sedan may decide to stop self. Present in the new Mercedes S-Class W222 in and the parking assistant, which selects the parking lot and park cars (as in parallel, perpendicular to the same).


At the height appeared and specifications Mercedes S Class W222, . The basis of the previous generation car was a platform, also inherited from its predecessor, and the Airmatic air suspension, a 7-speed automatic transmission.

The power unit MB S-Class W222

The new sedan is available with full or rear-wheel drive – the choice of the future owner. While announced four complete cars.

  • The first of them – Bluetec, gained 3.0 liters. V6 (258 hp) diesel power unit, having a dynamic acceleration to the first 100 km / h in 6.8 seconds. Pleasantly surprised and claimed consumption, amounting to komborezhime 5.5-5.6 liters.
  • Cars with the petrol 4.7 liter. V8 (455 hp), accelerates to 100 km / h in 4.8 sec., Consuming 8.6 liters. of fuel per 100 km.
  • Next grade – S300 Bluetec Hybrid, equipped with a 2.1 liter. (204 hp) 4-cylinder engine and an electric motor, a power of 27 hp and accelerates to the first 100 km / h in 7.6 sec., The expenses for this class of incredible 4.4 liters. when driving in komborezhime.
  • The S400 Hybrid, powered gasoline, has received V6 (306 hp) and 27 hp an electric motor. Performance Acceleration to 100 km / h for cars equipped with a hybrid installation, account for 6.8 sec., While the averaged flow rate of 6.3 liters.

Manufacturer limited top speed of 250 km / h. Later lineup presentable sedan will join the forced model S600, S63AMG, S65AMG. Together with them the appearance of planned cost-S500 Plug-in Hybrid, which will be less consumption of 4l.


The cost of a new 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class in the EU begins with a mark of 79 800 euros. For the same amount you can buy a basic version of the S350 Bluetec (258 hp diesel engine) to the truncated base. Mercedes S500, which has 455 hp petrol engine, estimated at 104 600 (SWB) and 107,635 euros (LWB). Price 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class W222 in Russia begins with a mark of 1.2 mln. rubles.