DHL transports new Mercedes S-Class

Daimler’s premium class flagship model air freighted under strictest secrecy.


A300-600 DHL Mercedes Benz


DHL has shipped the latest generation of the Mercedes S-Class to its international premiere on May 15, 2013 in Hamburg. Transported straight from the Mercedes-Benz plant in Stuttgart to the suburb of Finkenwerder in Hamburg, the cloaked luxury sedan was flown in an A300-600 DHL freight aircraft. In Hamburg, the new vehicle was unveiled for the first time to approximately 700 customers, retailers and journalists.

DHL cooperated extremely closely with Mercedes-Benz on shipping the new S-Class to Hamburg secure. DHL’s crew members, security staff at the Mercedes-Benz plant and a special camouflage system for the car ensured that the operation’s extremely demanding security requirements were met.