Mercedes-Benz S-Class one of the world’s most aerodynamic cars
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its new S-class flagship. Bigger and wearing a massive grille, the limousine boasts a highly digital cockpit and more space.
Compared with its predecessor, elbow room is 38mm wider for the driver and 23mm for rear passengers. Headroom in the rear has increased by up to 16mm, despite a seemingly sloping roof.
Boot capacity has grown by 20 litres to up to 550 litres. The car has rear-wheel steering to reduce turning radius.
A plug-in hybrid variant will have an electric range of up to 100km. With a drag coefficient figure from 0.22, the S-class is one of the world’s most aerodynamic cars, despite a larger frontal area.
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Revamped Audi Q2 With 150HP
The facelifted Audi Q2 will be powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine with cylinder on demand. It delivers peak power and torque outputs of 150hp and 250Nm. The engine is paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox. It is slated to arrive in the first half of next year.
More agile Rolls-Royce Ghost
The new Ghost is the most technologically advanced Rolls-Royce yet.
With all-wheel-drive and all-wheel steering, it also boasts the world’s first Planar suspension system, which promises significant improvements in agility and effortlessness. Its familiar 6.75-litre twin-turbo V12 delivers 571hp and 850Nm. Its doors are automatic.
An illuminated fascia highlights the Ghost nameplate, surrounded by more than 850 stars.
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Sporty Bentley Flying Spur
Bentley’s Flying Spur in Styling Specification is as sporty as it is enchanting. The all-wheel-drive, all-wheel-steer limousine employs carbon-fibre on several body panels. For safety, it has torque vectoring and 48-volt electric anti-roll bar system – first introduced by Bentley.
This article was originally published in The Straits Times.