The S-Class had retained that title for three years previously, but having been on sale since 2014, Mercedes' flagship saloon was beginning to look exhausted compared with more tech-heavy rivals.
Much of Mercedes' recent growth has come on the back of the compact cars, which have fattened Benz's global sales curve by more than two million cars since 2012. A number of recent Benzes share this new engine; in the S-class it makes 463 horsepower (14 more than the old 4.7) and 516 lb-ft of torque (same as before). Meanwhile, there are also changes to how the car's self-driving status is communicated to the person behind the wheel.
That's where the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class comes in.
Visual changes to the big Merc are fairly minimal - a new grille and a few tweaks here and there - but there are several new engines to choose from, and the car's ability to drive itself has been improved from the existing model, which first appeared in 2014. It ups the ante with a new adaptive-cruise-control feature that uses map data and slows the auto for impending curves, turns, or roundabouts. DISTRONIC Active Proximity Control and Active Steer Assist now provide even more comfortable support for the driver to keep a safe distance and steer.
Super Cruise relies on custom LIDAR-based mapping of all of the controlled entry/exit highways in North America, with that super-precise navigation data allowing the CT6 to understand and adapt to upcoming turns and other road features.
You can find out more details about the new Mercedes Concept A Sedan over at Mercedes Benz at the link below. 7 different designs of alloys are on offer, can be chosen from 17 inches to 20 inches.
Power outputs are yet to be revealed, though expect a number north of 260kW, with Mercedes saying "the new engine delivers the performance of an eight-cylinder with significantly lower consumption". Offered as an option, it links various comfort systems in the vehicle together, such as climate control, ambience lighting, massage and fragrancing functions, to allow occupants to set all aspects to their personal preference. If that includes the upgraded 1,520 watt Burmester audio system - which gains an overhead speaker and two extra side speakers - then we won't complain. The S560 and S560 4Matic use a new 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8, with 463 hp and 516 lb-ft.
Alcoa split in two in November 2016, creating Arconic for its growth-oriented businesses such as aerospace and automotive. With Kleinfeld's resignation, Elliott Management's core objective - a CEO change - has been realized, Arconic stated.
Wilfried Zaha and Andros Townsend had yet to be born when this occurred. "Unfortunately for me, players forgot", said Allardyce. The Belgian global striker scored the equaliser as Palace fought back from two goals down to earn a point at Selhurst Park.
This is a special week, since the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 on AT&T looks set to pick up the Android 7.0 Nougat update . Both the updates shall include the latest security patch, however, we weren't able to confirm the same.
Our "very powerful" armada will make its way to the Korean Peninsula eventually, but apparently no one's in any rush. He suggested plans to deploy a USA missile defense system in South Korea were damaging its relations with China.
KCR exhibited belligerence when he said: "I will not beg the Centre, but am going to fight to get the Bill implemented". Citywise, Hyderabad has the largest concentration whereas Khammam has the loswest population of Muslims.
With the team we have, we can do damage to any side - our DNA at Real Madrid is to fight to the end and we have done that. Isco hinted that he could sign a contract extension with Real Madrid after his two-goal heroics against Sporting Gijon .
CCTV catches the moment bullets - which were allegedly aimed at a tattoo shop next door - whizz past the child's head. Hart was arrested and faces a number of charges, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and endangerment.
Palmer Murray said Brown is happily living in Duanvale, Jamaica - where her family has lived for 200 years - and is doing well. A 117-year-old Jamaican Baptist woman is now the world's oldest human, according to the Gerontology Research Group.
The dividend will be payable on May 20, to shareholders of record on April 24, with an ex-dividend date of April 20. Bingham Osborn & Scarborough LLC boosted its position in shares of Caterpillar by 0.4% in the fourth quarter.
Sajjan, who is on a week long visit to India, was also given a Guard of Honour at South Block, which houses the Defence Ministry. When I read up on Sajjan, I reckon he has a rich experience in combatting crime as a decorated police officer in Vancouver.
Trump is facing increasing scrutiny for frequent trips to his " Southern White House ", which are costing taxpayers millions. Traditionally hosted by the first lady, the White House Easter Egg Roll has taken place each year since the 1870s.
Lyrid meteor showers expected to peak on Saturday
In the article "All You Need to Know: Lyrid Meteors", the organization writes, "It's active each year from about April 16 to 25". If you aren't keen on awaking super early to see the meteors, or staying up very late, there are other sights in the night sky.
Nokia 6 starts receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat OTA
When Is Nokia 6 Releasing In the United States? As far as specifications are concerned, Nokia 6 has an aluminium unibody design. HMD had previously announced that it intends to launch the Nokia 6 phone globally in this spring, including in the US.
Button to make F1 return at Monaco Grand Prix
It's obviously going to be a challenge but he wants a challenge", said Brown. "He's going to get some testing in". A rookie driver won it previous year , not that we're going to set any expectations.
Apple handed self-driving test permit
Some of the new hires came from companies such as Ford and Tesla , who are also researching self-driving technology. Electric-car manufacturer Tesla started test-driving automated cars in California late a year ago .