The Mercedes Benz S-Class Named Best Luxury Car (2011)

Mercedes Benz S-Class

Mercedes Benz S-Class

The Mercedes Benz S-Class BlueTEC now comes with ECO start/stop as standard, making it 10 per cent more efficient, returning 45.6mpg on the combined cycle.

For the sixth consecutive year, the Mercedes Benz S-Class has been named Best Luxury Car in the Auto Express New Car Awards.

"The Mercedes still reigns supreme…what sets it apart is the astonishingly comfortable ride, it is the most relaxing saloon in the business. Nothing can match the S-Class's imperious refinement and the array of gadgets help make this car one of the safest and most hi-tech models money can buy," said Auto Express, Acting Editor, Graham Hope.

David George, Marketing Director Mercedes Benz Passenger Cars collected the award and added: "Six wins in a row is fantastic, it really demonstrates that the S-Class is the benchmark in its sector on every level. And as well as the Auto Express judges voting for our luxury saloon, S-Class remains a firm favourite among our customers."

The Mercedes Benz S-Class BlueTEC now comes with ECO start/stop as standard, making it 10 per cent more efficient, returning 45.6mpg on the combined cycle and a 7 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions, down to 164g/km. The S-Class BlueTEC was also the first car to market to meet the EU 6 standards, which won't come into effect until 2014.

Published 3 August 2011 Staff

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