The chief engineer of Mercedes-Benz S Class responsible for, Dr. Hermann-Joseph Storp, released some information about the next generation of the model, though the current version has been released recently.
Two of the world's major automotive manufacturers plan to reduce the number of platforms for the respective ranges. According to Automotive News Europe, BMW and Mercedes-Benz site soon adopt such a policy in order to lower their costs.
Mercedes-Benz is considering launching a compact roadster in its range. According to Auto Evolution website, the German automaker could insert the new model, previously called SLA, just below the already consolidated SLK.