The S-Class Coupé is a new edition to the S-Class range and replaces the outgoing CL-Class. Sitting at the top of the S-Class range, the S-Class Coupé combines the elegant sophistication of a powerful and luxurious coupé with cutting edge safety and driver assistance systems. In the UK, the range comprises the S 500 AMG Line Coupé.
Key figures – S 500 AMG Line Coupé
The S 500 AMG Line Coupé is powered by a hand-assembled 4,663 cc biturbo direct-injection V8 engine, which generates 455 hp at 5,250-5,500 rpm and 700 Nm of torque at 1,800-3,500 rpm. Driving the rear wheels through a slick 9G-Tronic nine-speed automatic transmission, the S 500 AMG Line Coupé will accelerate to 62 mph in 4.6 seconds and onto a 155 mph limited top speed. Combined economy and CO2 emission figures are 33.2 mpg and 197 g/km.
The chassis, steering and brakes of the S-Class Coupé have been fine-tuned to deliver the ideal balance between dynamism, agility and comfort. The front axle features four-link suspension with air springs, single-tube shock absorbers and anti-roll bar, with multi-link independent rear suspension attached to an aluminium subframe. The rear axle with air suspension features a torsion-bar stabiliser, which is directly connected to the rear axle carrier.
AMG Line – standard equipment
The S-Class Coupé is fitted with an extensive range of luxury, convenience, safety and connectivity features as standard, including the following highlights: 19-inch AMG five-spoke alloy wheels; AIRMATIC air suspension with level adjustment and Adaptive Damping System; ECO start/stop function; diamond radiator grille with chrome pins; LED Intelligent Light System; Magic Vision Control adaptive windscreen wiper system; Panoramic roof extending over two-thirds of the entire vehicle roof; Front Seat Memory package; dual zone three-mode climate control system; Active Parking Assist with PARKTRONIC and reversing camera; Adaptive Brake; Crosswind Assist and ESP®; Curve Dynamic Assist; and COMAND Online system with Media Interface.
First class safety
The S-Class Coupé sets new active and passive safety standards, with the following features available on both models: the Driving Assistance Package, which includes Distronic Plus with Steer Assist and Stop & Go Pilot, Pre‑Safe® Brake and Pre‑Safe® Plus, BAS Plus with Cross Traffic Assist, Active Blind Spot Assist and Active Lane-Keeping Assist; Parktronic with Active Park Assist and 360 degree camera; Adaptive Brake; seven airbags; Anti-lock braking system with Brake Assist; Crosswind Assist; Electronic Stability Programme with Acceleration Skid Control; and Pre-Safe® anticipatory safety system.
Dimensions and weights
With a length x width x height of 5,044 x 2,108 x 1,424 mm, and a wheelbase of 2,945 mm, the S-Class Coupé is 72 mm shorter, 22 mm narrower and 72 mm lower than the standard wheelbase S-Class Saloon. The S-Class Coupé has a kerb weight of 2,030 kg and a boot capacity of 400 litres.
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