Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman Limousine W220 - 2001 - AZH-CARS

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Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman Limousine W220 - 2001

In overdue 1998, an all-new version became released. Not most effective did the auto preserve the lineage of preceding S-Class sedans, however the W220 additionally needed to overturn a number of the bad factors of the preceding S-Class. The W220 confronted stiff opposition from opponents just like the Audi A8 Mk II, BMW 7 Series Mk IV, Jaguar XJ Mk III, and Lexus LS/Toyota Celsior Mk III.

Production totalled 485,000 units, barely greater than the manufacturing totals from the W140.Unlike its predecessor, the W220 became now not the primary version to characteristic the company's new layout subject matter for the following technology of Mercedes-Benz. This honour became given to the A-Class released in 1997. The new S-Class included the brand new styling cues and addressed the criticisms of the preceding version's styling. Rather than being referred to as colloquially as 'the tank', the brand new S-Class became recognised for its rounded, swish lines.

Despite being smaller, and consequently addressing some other complaint of its predecessor, the brand new automobile became roomier inner even as the dashboard carried over the brand new styling info first visible withinside the Mk I A-Class the yr before.As with every new S-Class, the W220 added in new improvements consisting of Airmatic air suspension, Active Ventilated seats (which use miniature lovers withinside the seats to transport air via perforations), keyless access and ignition, radar-managed Distronic cruise manipulate machine and a cylinder deactivation machine (in V12 vehicles most effective) known as Active Cylinder Control, which improves gas intake and decreases emissions.

4MATIC all wheel pressure became brought to the North American S-Class for 2002.The W220 had many engine alternatives not like W126 and W140. The variety began out with smaller 3.2-litre 224hp V6 motor which became superceded through enlarged 3.7-litre 245hp V6 in S350.

Next is 4.3-litre 279hp V8 in S430 (that one offered thoroughly withinside the USA) and 5.0-litre 306hp V8 in S500. AMG organized the S55 with 5.4-litre 367hp V8 motor which became changed through supercharged version, generating 500PS or 493hp (469hp in American edition).

The 5.5-litre V12 motor began out out as 367hp however became geared up with twin-turbochargers (from Maybach engineering work), growing its output to 500PS (or 493hp in Europe and 469hp in USA).

For one month in 2001, AMG produced S63 AMG with 6.3-litre 444hp V12 in very restricted quantity. An undisclosed quantity of extraordinarily uncommon S63 AMG had been offered solely via AMG in European and Asian markets. That motor became additionally suited to simply G63 AMG for the Middle Eastern customers.

AMG then driven its technological and engineering envelope to provide the a hit 6.0-litre 612hp V12 motor, making S65 AMG the world's maximum effective five-seat sedan.As for the diesel vehicles, W220 had 3.2-litre 197hp I6 diesel and 4.0-litre 250hp V8 diesel.