Mercedes most profitable car is not only off in the US, but its worldwide sales were also down 11.9 percent in the first half of this year. The S-Class is responsible for between 20-25 percent of Mercedes pre-tax profits, so a sales decline is definitely something to be worried about. The only Mercedes model to actually see an increase was the C-Class with a 38.4 percent increase.
Mercedes is planning on sending more S-Class models to the emerging models in Russia and China, where demand is still high.
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