Either way, the car is a two-door version of Mercedes-Benz’ big S-Class Sedan. "The large coupe has always been the supreme pinnacle of our model range and that’s why it’s now called the ‘S-Class’ again," said Ola Källenius, manager of sales and marketing at Mercedes-Benz.
Externally, the production version of the 2015 S-Class Coupe looks almost identical to the Concept S-Class Coupe that Mercedes showed at the 2013 Frankfurt
The bodywork displays Mercedes’ characteristic dropping line, and design details include aggressively flared rear fenders, horizontal LED taillights, and a distinctively sloped front fascia with LED character "eyebrows" above the headlights. In addition to the standard LED Intelligent Light System, unique headlamps are available with no less than 47 Swarovski crystals.
Inside, the S-Class Coupe features seating for four on individual sport seats, with a
Mercedes’ big coupe has always been lavishly appointed, and the 2015 S-Class Coupe promises to continue that tradition. An exclusive new feature included on the car is what Mercedes calls active curve tilting. Available as part of the Magic Body Control package, active curve tilting uses a stereo camera behind the windscreen to see upcoming curves, and then adjusts the suspension to lean into the corner up to 2.5 degrees, a bit like a motorcycle, reducing the sensation of being
For the North American market the S-Class Coupe will be sold as the S550 and will feature a 4.7-litre engine producing 449 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. Differentiating it from the S-Class Sedan, the Coupe will get a sportier sounding exhaust than the sedan, and will include the 4Matic all-wheel-drive system as standard equipment. Pricing is expected to be announced in the fall of 2014.
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