Evolution of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class from 1904 to Present



Mercedes-Benz S-Class Evolution

When Mercedes-Benz launches a new S-Class, the lead-up coverage is remarkably similar each time. S-Class Retrospective - 1904 to Present 19

Safety innovations, luxury, tech, style to make Lexus and Jaguar weep.

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But there is more to the story than just the 1960s forward. In fact, the first in this bloodline dates to 1904 in a hilarious red jalopy of a stagecoach.

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Hilarious in retrospect only! This was no joke at the time - the peak height of class and luxury travel.

This red magic stagecoach did not require horses out front to move its occupants along in comfort and manure-free bliss.

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And so, the S-Class legacy continues to this day, with the 2014 model year S550 and S63 AMG already on American Mercedes dealer lots - and the king dong S65 on its way very soon.

Enjoy this look back through time, courtesy of the Mercedes-Benz Classics and museum.

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Timeline Gallery

 

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S-Class - Greatest Hits

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