Hands On: 2018 Mercedes-Benz S560

28 April 2018, Neil Parkhi


The Mercedes-Benz S Class has always been the greatest of all of the Mercedes products out there. The new W222 S Class came out in 2014, getting an all new facelift for 2018, which adds a ton of great new features and enhancements to the car itself.


Steering and Transmission
Steering Type Electro-mechanical, Rack and Pinion Power Steering
Transmission Type 9-Speed Automatic (9G-Tronic)
Front Suspension Type Independent Multi-Link
Rear Suspension Type Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Features Stabilizer Bars, Air Springs, Gas Pressurised Shock Absorbers
Length (in, mm) 206.5in, 5245mm
Width (in, mm) 83.9in, 2131mm
Height (in, mm) 58.7in, 1491mm
Wheelbase (in, mm) 124.6in, 3165mm
Weight (lb, kg) 4630lb, 2100kg
Engine Specifications
Engine Type 4.0 litre biturbo 32 valve V8
Power (bhp, PS, kW) 463bhp, 470PS, 345kW @ 5250-6000RPM
Torque (lb-ft, Nm) 516lb-ft, 700Nm @ 2000-4000RPM
0-60 mph (0-97 kmph) 4.6 seconds
Top Speed (mph, kmph) 130 mph, 209 kmph
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Fuel Tank Size (gal, L) 23.0 gallons, 87L
Fuel Type (AKI, RON) 91 Octane/AKI Petrol (95 RON)
City Fuel Economy (mpg, kmpL) 17mpg, 7kmpL
City Fuel Economy (mpg, kmpL) 27mpg, 11kmpL
Cargo Specifications
Cargo Space (ft3, L) 16.3ft3, 462L
Max. Cargo Space (ft3, L) 16.3ft3, 462L

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