The Mercedes Benz S500 sits at the top of the Mercedes product tree and in this, their latest version; you will find everything that gives Mercedes its global reputation as one of the world's most competent manufacturers of absolute, top-end, ultra-luxury limousines. The S-Class has for decades now been the dominator of the high profile, large and luxurious limousine arena and this, their sixth generation comfortably keeps up that dominance being crowned Luxury car of the year in 2016.
Throughout its history, the S-Class has been the car onto and into which Mercedes place their, often groundbreaking, latest technologies, materials and build techniques. In the case of this particular car with its large engine and LWB (Long Wheel Base), it benefits from all of this within a package that makes for the ultimate powerful and spacious VIP experience.
The S-Class is very large, yet its outside styling is sleek and powerful with an interior that has plenty of room for five and is truly sumptuous with plush, fine leather upholstered seating that includes multi-movement, massage and heat settings, surrounded by a free-flowing design that is created from the absolute best of everything.
Continuing the theme of supreme comfort and cutting-edge technology, the S500 has Mercedes' patented Airmatic suspension and Active Body Control which together use cameras to scan the road ahead for undulations and potholes and within a millisecond prepares and executes a suspension setting that makes them completely unnoticed providing the smoothest ride imaginable. There is also an advanced Driving Assistance package that keeps the car in its lane and in train with the vehicle ahead when in cruise control mode.
These are just a couple of the innovations this wonderful car has on board, there are far too many to list hear however if you are the driver or a passenger everything comes together to create a supreme level of luxury and a driving experience that completely defies the huge, yet gorgeous dimensions.
The Mercedes S500 comes equipped with the sumptuous seating that can be adjusted with the electrically heated seats for all 4 passengers, with the rear occupants enjoying rear media entertainment system. The S500 also comes with additional rear blinds should you require more privacy. The Burmester Surround Sound System really adds clarity and depth to the audio sound.
• Engine: 4.7L Bi-turbo V8
• Power: 455 BHP
• Torque: 700 Nm
• Maximum Speed: 155mph
• 0 – 60 mph: 4.6 sec
• Fuel: Petrol
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The Mercedes Benz S-Class has added an ‘Active Perfuming System' providing four different fragrances depending on the owner's preference. This technology would have been useful for Karl Benz when the public complained his Motorwagen car was extremely smelly.
In 2013, Mercedes Company was ranked at number thirty in Fortune 100 ‘Best Companies to Work For.' This rank shows the dedication of the company to provide the best working facilities and remuneration for its employees so in return they produce the finest cars.