Top-ups are covered by the maintenance plan but, for who may keep their S350 BlueTEC way past its six-year MobiloDrive contract date, a 1.89-litre bottle of AdBlue solution retails for around R90.
BOTTLED-UP: By adding 25 litres of AdBlue solution every 20 000km, Mercedes-Benz enables its S350 to undercut BMW’s 730d by one gram of CO2/km…
With Mercedes-Benz bellows geared air-suspension smoothing out the journey, I set about running the S350’s more powerful V6 turbodiesel with enthusiasm. The compression-ignition V6 is superbly sound-insulated and accelerates past coasting traffic around the highway limit with disdainful ease.
CLASS ACT: Elegantly styled, impeccably engineered and effortless to drive, Mercedes-Benz’s S-Class still remains the premium luxury car standard.