The CEO of the Corporation Daimler Ola Kallenius has confirmed the return of the motor on the new generation S-Class.
The minders of the brand was to adapt the engine for the new environmental standards, and Mercedes-Benz S 600 in the back W223 retain the legendary powerplant.
Rumors about a complete failure of Mercedes-Benz from the V12 engine has increased after the debut of the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 with V8.
GTSpirit Agency said the head of Daimler prospects 12-cylinder engines at the auto show in Guangzhou, and Illinois noted that at least in the line of the new S-class motor cult will be present.
In 2018, the head of Mercedes-AMG Tobias Moers said that AMG models will no longer be equipped with a V12, so maybe a 12-cylinder engine will remain only on “six” and the family of Mercedes-Maybach.
Details on the new engine yet: probably, engineers of German concern the current electrified powertrain M279, however, we cannot exclude the option to create a new motor on the base 4-cylinder V8.
Ola Kallenius hinted that the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 12-cylinder motor will not. In this case, the Corporation admit the possibility of a 6-cylinder variations of the luxury SUV.
Most likely, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class new generation will debut in 2020. Premiere top variations, the Mercedes-AMG and Mercedes-Maybach will take place no earlier than 2021.