What’s New for 2018?

August 25th, 2017 by

2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan
Mercedes-Benz of Eugene is ready for the 2018 models to arrive at our dealership!

What’s happening for 2018? Here is a quick rundown of the changes in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz lineup:

 

CLA

  • New Ice Edition for CLA 250 and CLA 250 4MATIC®. Features include DINAMICA trim, Premium Package, AMG® Line Exterior, Night Package, LED  High-Performance headlamps, Panorama roof, Smartphone Integration, and Blind Spot Assist.

 

GLA

  • Facelifted for 2018. Changes include: redesigned front and rear bumpers, new Canyon Beige paint available, new standard 18” wheels, new Parking Assist Package including Surround View System, LED headlamps now optional, rearview camera now standard, new standard trim: Sail Pattern, 8” High-Resolution display now standard, new instrument cluster design, Android Auto added to Smartphone Integration Package, new Black Ash Matte Wood trim available.
  • AMG® models also get new wheel designs, a new rear deck lid spoiler design, new interior trims: AMG® Design in Black/Red and Black/Silver and a new AMG® Performance Studio Package  available

 

C- Class Sedan

  • A new 9G-TRONIC 9-Speed transmission replaces the 7-Speed transmission on the C 300 and C 300 4MATIC®)
  • Sliding sunroof now standard
  • LED Headlamps now standard on C 350e
  • Rear Decklid Spoiler added to AMG® Line
  • Introduction of AMG® Track Pace App
  • LED Headlamps and Burmester® Surround Sound System now available as stand-alone options on C 43

C- Class Coupe

  • A new 9G-TRONIC 9-Speed transmission replaces the 7-Speed transmission
  • Rear Decklid Spoiler added to AMG® Line
  • 18” 5-spoke split wheels now standard on C 300 and C 300 4MATIC®)
  • New 19” 10-Spoke wheels optionally available for standard C 300 Coupe
  • Heated Steering Wheel now available
  • Extendable Sun Visors become standard
  • Introduction of AMG® Track Pace App
  • New 19”and 20” Black Twin 5-Spoke wheel options on AMG® models
  • Introduction of AMG® Performance Studio Package for C 43
  • designo® Iridium Silver Magno now available on C 63 and C 63 S

C- Class Cabriolet

  • Wood trim and extendable sun visors now standard (C 300 & C 300 4MATIC®)
  • 18” 5-spoke split wheel now standard (C 300 & C 300 4MATIC®)
  • New 19” 10-Spoke wheels available for standard C 300 Coupe
  • designo® Selenite Grey Magno now available
  • Smartphone  Integration Package  now available
  • Heated Steering Wheel now available
  • New C 63 S “Ocean Blue Edition”
  • Introduction of AMG® Track Pace App
  • AMG® Performance Studio Package on C 43
  • New 19” front / 20” rear AMG® Forged Twin 5-Spoke wheels in Black available on C 63 S

 

E- Class Sedan

  • Introducing new variants for 2018: E 400 4MATIC® Sedan & AMG® E 63 S Sedan
  • Rearview Camera now standard on E 300 and E 300 4MATIC® Sedans
  • Matching center console for Natural Grain Ash Wood trims
  • Introduction of Night Package
  • New optional wheel design for Luxury Line
  • Introduction of the following stand-alone options: Soft-Close Doors, Illuminated Door Sills, Active Multicontour Seats w/ massage function, New Rear Seat Entertainment and Comfort Adapter and 3-Zone Climate Control AMG® Updates
  • AMG® E43 Sedan now features Black MB-Tex/DINAMICA with Red Stitching upholstery now standard

E-Class Coupe

  • All-new model that includes E 400 and E 400 4MATIC® variants.

E- Class Cabriolet

  • All-new model that includes E 400 and E 400 4MATIC® variants.

E- Class Wagon

  • Introducing new variant for 2018: AMG® E 63 S Wagon
  • Rearview camera now standard
  • New trims available: Natural Grain Black Ash Wood and Natural Grain Brown Ash Wood with matching center consoles
  • Night Package now available
  • Introduction of the following stand-alone options: Soft-Close Doors, Illuminated Door Sills, Active Multicontour Seats with massage function, New Rear Seat Entertainment and Comfort Adapter and 3-Zone Climate Control

 

CLS

  • The CLS returns for 2018 with the CLS 550, CLS 550 4MATIC® and AMG® CLS 63 S
  • Rearview camera now standard

 

S- Class Sedan

  • Facelifted model that includes the following variants: S450 & S450 4MATIC® Sedan, S560 & S560 4MATIC® Sedan, AMG® S 63 Sedan and AMG® S 65 Sedan
  • Introduction of V6 engine for S450/ S450 4MATIC® (3.0L V6 biturbo engine)
  • Introduction of new V8 engine for S560
  • LED Intelligent Light System with Ultra-Wide High Beam
  • MAGIC BODY CONTROL®  with CURVE tilting function
  • COMAND® NTG 5.5
  • ENERGIZING COMFORT
  • 64 colors of ambient light
  • Latest generation of Intelligent Drive features
  • Revised front and rear bumper
  • V12 grille with double chrome lamellas on all models
  • New “triple torch” design for headlamps and taillamps with “stardust” effect
  • Changes in rim portfolio – including a 19” standard on V8 models
  • Latest steering wheel design with integrated cruise or adaptive cruise control
  • Two new trims: Natural Grain Black Ash Wood and Natural Grain Brown Ash Wood
  • Three new upholsteries: Mahogany/Silk Beige, Magma Grey/Espresso Brown, semi-aniline Silk Beige/ Deep Sea Blue
  • Lane Tracking Package standard
  • Inductive Wireless Charging standard
  • Nappa Leather standard on V8 AMG® Updates
  • New V8 Powertrain on AMG® S 63
  • For the first time in an S-Class, both S 63 and S 65 receive AMG® DYNAMIC SELECT with four modes
  • New 4MATIC®+ system on AMG® S 63 with fully-variable torque distribution
  • New AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® MCT 9-speed Automatic Transmission for AMG® S 63
  • MAGIC BODY CONTROL® suspension on AMG® S 65 updated with Active Curve Tiling Function from AMG® S 65 Coupe
  • Both AMG® S-Class models receive AMG® Track Pace App integrated into the headunit
  • AMG® S 63 has Surround View System with Active Parking Assist now standard

S- Class Coupe and S- Class Cabriolet

  • All changes TBA

 

GLC SUV

  • Introducing new variant for 2018: AMG® GLC 63 SUV
  • Storage Package and Entrance Lamps in Doors now standard
  • Sport Exhaust System available for AMG® Line
  • Rear Chrome Trim available
  • Introduction of AMG® Track Pace App
  • AMG® Performance Exhaust System now available

GLC Coupe

  • Introducing new variants for 2018: AMG® GLC 63 & AMG® GLC 63 S Coupes
  • Exterior Sport Package and Interior Sport Packages merged into AMG® Line
  • Storage Package and Entrance Lamps in Doors become standard
  • Sport Exhaust System available for AMG® Line
  • Introduction of AMG® Track Pace App
  • AMG® Performance Exhaust System now available

 

GLE

  • Power increase to 385 hp for AMG®-Enhanced 3.0L V6 biturbo engine on AMG® GLE 43

GLE Coupe

  • Power increase to 385 hp for AMG®-enhanced 3.0L V6 biturbo engine (AMG® GLE 43 Coupe)
  • New AMG® Performance Studio Package available on the AMG® GLE 43 Coupe

 

GLS

  • Introduction of additional 19” wheel on GLS 450

 

G- Class

  • Two new exterior paint colors now available: designo® Orange Metallic and designo® Ocean Blue Metallic
  • Introduction of designo® Manufaktur “Red and Black Edition” on G 550 and AMG® Performance Studio Package on AMG® G 63

 

SL

  • Side Mirror Logo Projectors standard
  • Mercedes-Benz Star in Black without Laurel on wheels and front grille
  • Rearview Camera now standard on SL 450 AMG® Updates
  • Side Mirror Logo Projectors and Mercedes-Benz Star updates apply to AMG® models as well

 

SLC

  • “RedArt Edition” available
  • Side Mirror Logo Projectors standard
  • Mercedes-Benz star on wheels and above front grille becomes Black without Laurel
  • Sport Steering Wheel in Leather/DINAMICA
  • AMG® Performance Studio RedArt Package
  • AMG® Mirror Logo Lamps

 

AMG GT

  • Introducing new variants for 2018: AMG® GT R, AMG® GT & GT C Roadster and AMG® GT C Coupe
  • New front-end design for full GT Range
  • GT C “Edition 50” Model available in 50 Coupes and 50 Roadsters for U.S. market
  • Newly available AMG® Interior Night Package
  • AMG® Track Pace App enabled for all 2018 GT variants
  • GT upgraded to 469 hp, 465 lb-ft
  • GT S upgraded to 515 hp, 494 lb-ft
  • New output level with GT C at 550 hp, 502 lb-ft
  • Highest-output variant is GT R at 577 hp, 516 lb-ft
  • Rear-axle steering standard on GT C and GT R – new to the AMG® Brand
  • New AIRPANEL active air management system for enhanced cooling with reduced drag

 

Mercedes-Maybach

  • Facelifted model that includes the following variants: S560 4MATIC® Sedan and S 650 Sedan
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