by Adrian Dorofte and Adrian Andronic
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The new S-Class in model car form: The S-Class excels on a small scale too

Perfection down to the finest detail is one of the many trend-setting qualities of the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class. And it is a standard which is also met by the high-quality miniatures now available as part of the Mercedes-Benz Collection in scales of 1:87, 1:43 and 1:18. Created in conjunction with renowned manufacturers Herpa, Schuco and Norev, the collectors' models are initially available exclusively from Mercedes sales and service outlets and Mercedes dealerships, the Mercedes Museum and also the online shop.

The S-Class in a scale of 1:18 has been assembled by hand by Norev from more than 145 individual parts. The model is based on the S 500 with long wheelbase and measures around 29 centimetres. Its equipment highlights include a panoramic sliding sunroof, LED Intelligent Light System and also multi-spoke light-alloy wheels. The doors, bonnet and boot lid can all be opened. The interior features a high-quality printed finish and all interior details have been faithfully reproduced. With a First-Class rear suite, folding table and Individual Entertainment System with screens in the rear, the S 500 is luxuriously appointed. The model car is available in blue anthracite, iridium silver and diamond white metallic BRIGHT for 79.90 euros [1]. Gloves are also included.

The 1:43-scale S-Class from Schuco is also based on an S 500 with long wheelbase and also a panoramic sliding sunroof, LED Intelligent Light System, multi-spoke light-alloy wheels, First-Class rear suite and Individual Entertainment System in the rear. Measuring around twelve centimetres in length, the hand-assembled model comprises more than 55 individual parts. It is available in the paint finishes diamond silver, diamond white metallic BRIGHT and magnetite black. All of the interior details have been faithfully reproduced and the interior features high-quality printing. The Schuco model comes mounted on a printed plinth in a presentation case and costs 29.90 euros.

The S-Class from Herpa produced in a scale of 1:87 is available in blue anthracite, diamond white metallic BRIGHT and magnetite black. Measuring around 5.8 centimetres, the model car comprises more than 26 individual parts and also features a high-quality, highly detailed interior. This collectors' piece also comes with a printed plinth and presentation case. Price: 15.90 euros.

[1] All prices are recommended retail prices for Germany including 19% VAT







Credits: Daimler AG

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