Geneva 2014: Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

geneva 2014 mercedes benz s class coupe

Just to be sure that nobody would confuse it with the Acura CL, Mercedes is now calling it the S-Class Coupe.







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  • Stanczyk Stanczyk on Mar 06, 2014

    Proper full-size coupe ! .. nobody produce these things today .. (Cadillac should prepare car of this size [yeah, call it Eldorado..] .. but I've noticed little problem: why this car has a shmancy-fancy-blinky grill that looks like this one from cheap CLA-hipster-mobile .. .. ?!?

  • 300zx_guy 300zx_guy on Mar 06, 2014

    As a fan of large coupes, I think the exterior looks great, until you get around back, not a fan of the chrome unibrow over the taillights (though better than the dual brows on the Buick Verano). Interior is more appropriate for the S class sedan, seems like a mismatch in a sleek coupe. As for the BMW 6-series comparisons, I think this is aiming a rung above the 6-series. Like maybe if BMW does a new 8-series.

  • SCE to AUX It's not really a total re-badge since some of the body parts are unique, and the interiors are quite different.As I mentioned the other day, the Tonale has a terrible name and a dim future.As for the Alfa team - guess what, this is how corporate ownership works. You are part of Stellantis partly because you're not viable as a standalone business, and then your overlords decide what's shared among the products.By the way: That Uconnect infotainment system found in Alfas was originally a Chrysler product... you're welcome.
  • Kurkosdr Someone should tell the Alfa Romeo people that they are a badge owned by a French company now.The main reason PSA bought FiatChrysler is that PSA has the technology to enter the luxury market but customers don't want a French luxury car for psychological/mindshare reasons. FiatChrysler has the opposite problem: they have lots of still-respected brands but not always the technology to make good cars. Not to say that if FCA has a good platform, it won't be used in a PSA car.In other words, if those Alfa Romeo buds think that they will remain a silo with their own bespoke platforms and exclusive sheet metal, they are in for a shock. This is just the start.
  • Arthur Dailey For the Hornet less expensive interior materials/finishings, decontent just a little, build it in North America and sell it for less and everyone should be happy with both the Dodge and the Alfa.
  • Bunkie I so wanted to love this car back in the day. At the time I owned a GT6+ and I was looking for something more modern. But, as they say, this car had *issues*. The first of which was the very high price premium for the V8. It was a several thousand dollar premium over the TR-7. The second was the absolutely awful fuel economy. That put me off the car and I bought a new RX-7 which, despite the thirsty rotary, still got better mileage and didn’t require premium fuel. I guess I wasn’t the only one who had this reaction because, two years later, I test-drove a leftover that had a $2,000 price cut. I don’t remember being impressed, the RX-7 had spoiled me with how easy it was to own. The TR-8 didn’t feel quick to me and it felt heavy. The first-gen RX was more in line with the idea of a light car that punched above its weight. I parted ways with both the GT6+ and the RX7 and, to this day, I miss them both.
  • Fred Where you going to build it? Even in Texas near Cat Springs they wanted to put up a country club for sport cars. People complained, mostly rich people who had weekend hobby farms. They said the noise would scare their cows. So they ended up in Dickinson, where they were more eager for development of any kind.
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