if you think the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe looks kind of familiar, that is because it was under the spotlight back in 2013 at the Frankfurt Motor Show as the Concept S-Class Coupe and to be honest, aesthetically, it is quite hard to distinguish between the concept and this production-ready version. they are practically identical which, to us, is a welcome change. well, any how, so here it is, the official word is out and this desirable ride will be yours in exchange for an yet-to-be-announced amount. the production S-Class Coupe will officially meet the world at the upcoming 2014 Geneva Motor Show and we heard, it will be heading dealerships in “second half of 2014.”

for now, what goes under the hood would be a 4.7-liter V8 biturbo unit (under the guise of S500 Coupe), pumping out 455 horses (335 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque. beyond brute power is the usual luxurious, if not overly lavish, appointments of the pointed star marque, along with a lot of tech thrown into the mix to further improve the driving experience. speaking of tech, the S-Class coupe is the first in the Stuttgart automaker’s stable to be equipped with active curve tilting function where the vehicle will lean into bends much like a motorcycle, which according to Mercedes, helps to reduce the lateral acceleration acting on the vehicle’s occupants and therefore, offering greater comfort on long winding roads.

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additionally, Mercedes also up the ante in luxury by offering “expressive headlamps”, each boasting 47 Swarovski crystals that made up the daytime running lamps and the turn indicator lamps. blinged-up headlamps. now, how’s that for the ultimate in luxury? of course, the S-Class coupe will also features the usual slew of driving enhancing and safety features, and tons of options enough to satisfy any luxury motoring enthusiasts.

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