Luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz India, launched the ‘Connoisseur’s Edition’ of the S-Class recently, finds out Team B&C
For lovers of luxury automobiles, Mercedes- Benz launched the Connoisseur’s Edition of the S-class in Mumbai recently. The car is available in Goa in two trims S 350D and S400 priced at Rs 1.21 crore and Rs 1.32 crore respectively. Popularly referred to as the ‘best car in the world’ by auto experts, the S-Class portfolio in India is regarded as a benchmark for opulence and automotive magnificence.
The S-Class ‘Connoisseur’s Edition’ was launched by Roland Folger, managing director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India. Speaking on the special edition, he said that, it combines luxury, design and technology with the highest standards of perfection, surpassing the high expectations for a luxury sedan.
The S-Class will be locally manufactured in Mercedes- Benz production facility in Chakan, Pune. It offers host of new innovative features like night view assist plus, Thigh support for the rear seat with seat recline of up to 43.5 degrees and air balance perfume package.
The night view assist plus is for the first time in S-Class in India. It enables drivers to detect pedestrians or larger animals sooner in the dark. They are clearly highlighted in the cockpit display. As standard, the night view image only appears automatically when a hazardous situation is recognized.
Other key features of the S-Class are its top quality sound system equipped with first-class Burmester® feel-good sound delivered by 13 high-performance speakers and electronic and acoustic components precisely tailored to the interior. The S 400 offers the high performance Burmester 3D surround sound system with 24 speakers, nine tweeters integrated in the instrument panels, doors, parcel shelf and roof lining along with the 24 channel amplifier with an output of 1520 watts, presenting an incredible and unmatched listening pleasure.
For executives on the go there is the energizing hot stone massage with six different programs ranging from relaxing and stimulating to an energizing effect. Occupants can choose from two intensities – low and high, and the seat backrest comes with a massage mat with 14 air chambers which can be inflated or deflated via fast responding solenoid valves, developing a wave-like hot stone massage effect. The massage function can be operated via remote with durations ranging from 12– 15 minutes. The S-Class has long been the yardstick for advanced engineering and luxury motoring. The innovative safety systems featured in the new S-Class is the most advanced and includes eight airbags, electronic stability program (ESP), pre-safe , dynamic cornering control system, adaptive brake with hold function, brake assist, ASR hill start assist, 360 degree surround view camera and an active park assist.