The 2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class will begin production shortly for release this summer. There will be very few changes from the 2011 since we had a major refresh for 2010. We are expecting the S550, S550 4matic, S63, S600, S65, S400 Hybrid and the new-to-the-US S350 Bluetec. As usual, the S600 and S65 will have nearly all options as standard equipment. These details will apply mostly to the S550, S400 Hybrid and S350 Bluetec.

Standard Equipment

  • S350 Bluetec – 241 hp, 429 lb/ft torque
  • S400 Hybrid – 295 hp, 284 lb/ft torque
  • S550 / S550 4matic – 382 hp, 391 lb/ft torque
  • S600 – 510 hp. 612 lb/ft torque
  • S63 – 536 hp, 590 lb/ft torque
  • S65 – 624 hp, 738 lb/ft torque
  • LED Daytime Running Lamps
  • Adaptive Highbeam Assist
  • Bi-Xenon headlamps with active curve illumination
  • Cornering lamps
  • Mercedes-Benz mbrace™ – in-vehicle services
  • Heated and active ventilated front seats
  • SIRIUS® satellite radio
  • HD Radio®
  • iPod/MP3 media interface
  • COMAND with HD navigation
  • ATTENTION ASSIST
  • Power rear window sunshade
  • Infrared reflecting glass
  • harman/kardon LOGIC7® surround-sound system
  • 6-disc DVD changer
  • Ambient lighting
  • Electronic trunk closer
  • Soft close doors

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Jade Green
  • Barolo Red
  • Iridium Silver
  • Palladium Silver
  • Diamond White
  • Magnetite Black
  • Andorite Grey
  • Lunar Blue
  • Verde Brook (Special Order)
  • Dolomite Brown (Special Order)
  • designo Mystic Blue
  • designo Mocha Black
  • designo Mystic Red
  • designo Mauritius Blue
  • designo Graphite
  • designo Platinum Black
  • designo Mystic Brown
  • designo Magno Alanite Grey
  • designo Magno Cashmere
  • designo Magno Platinum

Interior Colors

  • Black – Leather, Exclusive Leather, Premium Leather
  • Cashmere/Savanna – Leather, Premium Leather
  • Ash/Grey – Leather, Premium Leather
  • Chestnut Brown/Black – Leather, Premium Leather (both special order)
  • Sahara Beige/Black – Leather, Premium Leather

Trims

  • Burl Walnut
  • Matte Natural Oak Wood
  • Natural Maple
  • Black Ash (special order)
  • Star Galaxy Stone
  • designo Black Piano Lacquer
  • designo Champaign White Piano Lacquer
  • designo Labrador Blue Pearl Stone Trim
  • designo trims require designo packages or leathers

designo Interior Packages

  • All Interior Pacakges Include: Rear Seat Package, Rear Side Roller Blinds
  • designo Espresso
  • designo Graphite
  • designo Porcelain
  • designo Saffron Beige
  • designo Mystic Red
  • designo Auburn
  • designo Light Brown
  • designo Armagnac
  • designo Jet Black
  • designo Deep White

Option Packages

Premium 2 Package – $3630

  • Rear View Camera
  • Parktronic with Parking Guidance
  • Drive Dynamic Multi-Contour Seat with Message
  • Comfort Headrests front
  • Keyless Go

Sport Package – $5900

  • Sport Body Styling and 19″ Wheels

Sport Package Plus One – $6650

  • Sport Body Styling and 20″ Wheels

Driver Assitance Package – $2950  - Not “Active” in S400 Hybrid

  • Distronic Plus
  • Active Blind Spot Assist
  • Active Lane Keep Assist

Rear Seat Package - $3040

  • 8-Way power adjustable rear seats with memory
  • Heated and Ventilated Rear Seats
  • Four Zone Climate Control

Rear Seat Entertainment Package - $2450

  • 2 Headrest mounted screens with remote and headphones

Rear Seat Comfort Package – $TBD

  • Multi-contour rear seats
  • Comfort headrests rear

Stand-Alone Options

  • SPLITVIEW – $710
  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System – $6400
  • Night View Assist PLUS – $1780
  • Active Body Control with cross wind stabilization – S550 only $4090
  • Heated Steering Wheel – $490
  • Panoramic Roof – $1090
  • Power Rear Side Windo Sunblinds – $750
  • Chrome Door Handle Inserts – $90
  • Wheel Locking Bolts
  • Illuminated Door Sills – $950
  • Accessory Rear Entertainment System – $1910

Wheels – Hover over Image for description

All of this information and pricing is still preliminary can can change before the vehicle is released. I don’t even have a picture of the 2012 yet! The top image is the 2011. We expect all of the 2012 S-Classes to be available in July/August.

April 26, 2011 at 1:09 pm by Jesse Cannon-Wallace
Category: S-Class