It’s a concept most motorists can appreciate, even if the price of admission is beyond the reach of all but the most select of buyers. Mercedes is dropping the base cost of its new 2014 S-Class line by nearly 3% even as it significantly expands the content level of the big sedan update.
Mercedes is making a lot of S-Class news this week, it turns out, the maker also bringing a new Coupe Concept version to the Frankfurt Motor Show, the 2-door expected to soon reappear in production trim as the next-generation Mercedes-Benz CL.
Facing increased competition from both German and Asian manufacturers, Mercedes clearly intends to flex its muscles in the premium luxury segment with S-Class sedan which it first previewed over the summer. As TheDetroitBureau.com noted in its review, the 2014 remake is a technical tour de force with everything from near-autonomous driving capabilities to the hot stone-style massaging rear seat.