Mercedes-Benz S-Classs facelift convoy spotted testing before Shanghai debut

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Is this the most luxurious convoy ever? It surely is the most mysterious! Four 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Classs facelift were spotted by the famous car spy Walko, while testing in a convoy. Lucky for the eyes of the curious, little hid the shapes of the high-end sedans.

Shortly after the Saudi website published the leaked photos of the limousine, a video of what seems to be the future S-Class surfaced online. The double LED light signature of the new headlights is visible for the first time, as the cars wait at a traffic light. They are thought to be the purported 560 models, a new addition to the S-Class range.

The facelifted S-Class will make its public debut at the Shanghai Motor Show next month and – just like the E-Class and furthermore – it will feature advanced autonomous capabilities. It will hit the showrooms in the third quarter of 2017.

A newly developed Active Distance function, providing autonomous acceleration and braking, a revised Distronic cruise control system with new graphics,, set to eventually be fitted in all the Mercedes future models,  the upgraded Comand Online 5.5 sat-nav and infotainment systems are the features that the S-Class facelift will proudly march with on the road, starting this autumn.

Further driver assistance systems will be transferred from the most intelligent business sedan, the E-Class, into the uber luxurious S: Active Lane Change Assist, Active Emergency Stop Assist, Active Brake Assist and remote Parking Assist will all find room under the exquisite silhouette of the sedan.

How does it feel to ride the yet-to-be-shown sedan? Read right here: Mercedes-Benz S-Class – First passenger ride on-board the semi-autonomous liner.