From Automobile and Driver
As Mercedes-Benz readies an all-new S-class for 2020, the automaker is gracing the present flagship sedan with a particular version, the Concours S.
Whereas limited-production S-class fashions with numbered plaques are unusual, the Concours S is not celebrating something Mercedes hasn’t already toasted, bragged about, or thrown events for on personal islands. It is simply right here to showcase the “legacy of Mercedes-Benz vehicles on the Concours occasions,” an organization rep instructed Automobile and Driver after we noticed a mysterious-looking S560 on the Los Angeles auto present.
Two discreet Concours S badges on the entrance flanks, sparkly Magnetite Black metallic paint, and 20-inch wheels usually reserved for AMG S65 and Maybach fashions are all that distinguish this stately machine from different S-class fashions. Nonetheless, like invite-only occasions at Pebble Seashore, Amelia, and Villa d’Este, the within is the place prospects will discover particular treats.
The tan designo semi-aniline leather-based seats sport distinctive perforations and patterns with grey stitching, piping, and Concours S embroidered sort. The holes inside every quilted diamond, for instance, lower in diameter towards the middle. The heated wooden and leather-based steering wheel (till now, Mercedes would not provide heating with wooden) has piano black lacquer, which additionally adorns the sprint and doorways. Extra Concours S sort on the leather-edged flooring mats means you may know if anybody swipes them, or you may swap them for full-leather mats that match the quilted seats. One other leather-edged mat traces the trunk. The ultimate announcement comes from a numbered plaque inlaid throughout the entrance cupholder cowl.
Listed on the automotive’s window sticker was a P69 Concours Version choice code that, for now, has an undetermined worth. Simply 100 vehicles will arrive within the U.S. early subsequent 12 months, divided evenly between the S560 and S560 4Matic fashions. In case you make the listing, certainly you may discover a purpose to have a good time no matter you have accomplished to afford one.
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