By James Taylor

Ever when you consider that their creation in 1972, the S-Class saloons from Mercedes-Benz were thought of the head of automobile excellence. for many of that point, possession of an S-Class - a minimum of, of a pretty fresh one - has been symbolic of fabric luck and of constrained but impeccable solid flavor. numerous different vehicle makers have nibbled on the edges of the S-Class marketplace, yet none has produced a plausible and lasting substitute to the large Benz. Mercedes-Benz S-Class 1972-2013 charts the evolution and good fortune of the sequence, from the W116 version, the 1st to be designed from the floor up as a wide luxurious saloon, via to the C126 coupe, one of many all-time Mercedes-Benz vintage designs.Topics lined contain: improvement and creation of the W126 saloons and vintage W126 coupes; the W140 saloons within the Nineteen Nineties; the a hundred and forty coupes, the W220 types and the stylish 215 coupes; the W221 types, brought on the Frankfurt overseas Motor express in 2005; the C216 coupes and the way forward for Mercedes-Benz S-Class. fantastically illustrated with 288 color photographs.

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