Following its international debut, Mercedes-Benz has announced further details and UK prices for its range-topping S-Class saloon, and is now available to order.
With a three engine line up of one diesel, one petrol and one petrol hybrid - S350 BlueTEC, S400 Hybrid and S500 - the new range also offers two trim choices of SE Line and AMG Line, as well as the standard and long wheelbase options, with UK production commencing in September ahead of deliveries in October.
The new S-Class offers up to a nine per cent increase in power over the outgoing model, an 18 per cent reduction in CO2 (147 g/km for the S400 Hybrid) and 22 per cent improvement in fuel consumption (44.8 mpg for the S400 Hybrid).
Improved levels of standard equipment over the already impressive outgoing S-Class, includes the addition of a reversing camera, COMAND Online NTG 5, full LED Intelligent Light System, DAB digital radio and Keyless Start.
Prices start from £62,650 for the S350 BlueTEC SE Line, rising to £65,650 for the S350 BlueTEC L SE Line, £69,650 for the S400 Hybrid L SE Line and £88,130 for the S500 L AMG Line.