2016 Mercedes Benz S550 is one of the world’s finest automobiles, It is a step above other elite full-size luxury saloon cars in terms of engineering, refinement, technology, and luxury. Benz S550 is another example of automotive excellence that Mercedes Benz has been known for.
The Mercedes Benz is surely a car to beat with its 12 music sources, 24 speakers, 4 interior fragrances, 11 airbags, and up to four enormous display screens. The way the regular S550 gets up to speed is impressive and that is just a random sampling of its bag of tricks.
2016 Mercedes Benz S550 is powered by a turbocharged 4.7-liter V8 that produces 449 hp and 516 pound-feet of torque
A seven-speed automatic is standard and rear-wheel drive is standard. The 4Matic all-wheel drive is optional on the saloon but standard on the coupé. Mercedes Benz S550 is a car that can essentially drive itself in stop-and-go traffic while giving you a hot stone massage and utilizing a windshield-mounted camera that enables the car to detect bumps and other imperfections on the road ahead and automatically adjusts the air suspension to counteract them.
All the 2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class comes standard with traction and stability control, crosswind mitigation, anti-lock brakes, front and rear side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags and a driver knee airbag.
Standard electronic safety features include collision prevention system that will warn the driver of a potential collision and fully apply the brakes if necessary, stolen-vehicle location help, alarm notification, an SOS emergency services button, geo-fencing for valets and teenage drivers and remote vehicle controls via mobile application or computer that can lock or unlock the Mercedes Benz S550.
The car has a wide array of mostly standard high-tech features, the elegant dashboard reveals two 12.3-inch display screens, which relay pertinent driving info and provide access to Mercedes’ COMAND infotainment system. The system is fairly user-friendly, though some simple tasks can feel overly complex. A rotary dial on the center console, as well as buttons on the dashboard and steering wheel, controls the functions.
A touchpad located behind the dial can detect handwriting, which makes it easier to input navigation destinations. Additional standard features include voice recognition, a cabin air fragrance system, power rear sunshades, Bluetooth, satellite radio, and a rich Burmester sound system. The lengthy options list includes a head-up display, dual rear-seat DVD screens, and a beverage cooler.