Mercedes Teasing A-Class Sedan Concept, Updated S-Class

Stephen Elmer
by Stephen Elmer

Mercedes has revealed its plans for the upcoming Shanghai Auto Show.

The German automaker will show off an updated S-Class sedan along with the Concept A Sedan, meant to tease an all-new A-Class sedan model. Mercedes says that the concept “presents a taster of the compact class family’s future.”

As for the S-Class, it is expected to receive some minor visual tweaks along with some mechanical updates including new efficient powertrains, new matrix LED headlights and new comfort features. Self-driving technology will also be updated, allowing the new S-Class to adjust its speed for obstacles like highway exits, intersections and roundabouts.

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When it arrives, the new A-Class sedan will ride on an updated version of the brand’s MFA front-drive platform, which is offered in two sizes. The longer version will likely be used for the new sedan.

The Shanghai auto show begins later this week on April 19, so stay tuned for more information.

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Stephen Elmer
Stephen Elmer

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