All-New S-Class, Entry-Level AMG and E-Class Upgrades Highlight Mercedes-Benz Lineup for 2021
An all-new Mercedes-Benz S-Class will debut on September 2nd, promising to redefine the automotive luxury segment with numerous innovations. But Mercedes-Benz enters the 2021 model year with significant updates and additions to multiple model lines: The best-selling E-Class introduces a refreshed, more dynamic design on the exterior and even more comfort and technology in the interior with a completely newly developed steering wheel with capacitive sensor technology and hands-off detection that eases the operation of semi-autonomous driving. The new E-Class All-Terrain, available for the first time in the U.S. market, boasts an SUV-like design and character with its raised height, black matte body cladding, radiator grille and stylized skid plate that sports a mirror chrome finish.
New for model year 2021, the Mercedes-AMG GT 43 4-Door Coupe further expands the AMG GT family, combining AMG-developed dynamics with everyday usability, seating for four and a more approachable price point. At the heart of the new GT 43 is the 3.0-liter Inline-6 Turbo engine with EQ Boost.
With an AMG-enhanced 2.0-liter Inline-4 Turbo engine that provides an output of 302 hp and 295 lb-ft, the new AMG GLA 35 and AMG GLB 35 offer an attractive entry into the world of SUV AMG driving performance. These models come standard equipped with AMG Performance 4MATIC all-wheel drive, an AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-Speed dual clutch transmission, AMG DYNAMIC SELECT, an AMG Sport Suspension and 3-Stage Electronic Stability Program.
In the past year, Mercedes-Benz has updated its entire SUV lineup – introducing the first-ever compact GLB and new-generation GLE, both with optional 3rd row seating, along with the all-new full-sized GLS, now offering Captain's Chairs for six passengers, or a rear bench to seat up to seven. They have also redesigned the best-selling midsize GLC, and debuted an all-new GLA as the attractive and sporty gateway to the refreshed Mercedes-Benz SUV family. While the GLA remains a compact SUV, the new generation displays a more grown-up appearance as it is now taller, wider, and has a longer wheelbase than its predecessor with more front headroom, more rear legroom and more cargo space than before. At the pinnancle of the Mercedes-Benz SUV range, The Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC represents a new form of luxury in the SUV segment and extends the portfolio of the Mercedes-Maybach brand by combining the body design and technical basis of the GLS with the luxury of a top-class sedan.