2011 Mercedes-Benz S550 4matic

2011 Mercedes-Benz S550 4matic

Base price (with destination and guzzler tax): $97,875
Price as tested: $109,515

Standard Equipment:
5.5-liter V-8 engine
7-speed automatic transmission
Airmatic air suspension with adaptive damping
Torque vectoring brake system
4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
18-inch alloy wheels
Tire pressure monitoring system
Comand system with 40GB hard drive
GPS navigation with voice control
Bluetooth connectivity
15-speaker Harman/kardon Logic7 surround sound system
HD digital radio
In-dash 6-disc DVD/CD changer
Sirius satellite radio
Power tilt/slide sunroof
Power rear window shade
Active bi-xenon headlamps with LED daytime running lights
Electronic trunk closer
Dual-zone automatic climate control system

Options on this vehicle:
Premium package -- $3630
Drive-dynamic multicontour front seats with massage
Rearview camera
Driver assistance package -- $2950
Adaptive cruise control
Active blind spot assist
Active lane keeping assist
Black premium leather -- $2290
19-inch five-spoke wheels -- $1270
Splitview -- $710
Heated steering wheel -- $490
Contrast stitching for premium leather -- $300

Key options not on vehicle:
Sport package -- $5900
Sport body styling
19-inch AMG wheels
Rear seat package -- $3040
Four-zone automatic climate control
Heated and ventilated seats
8-way power adjustable seats
Rear seat entertainment system -- $2450

Fuel economy: 14/21/17 mpg (city/hwy/combined)

Size: 5.5L V-8
Horsepower: 382 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque: 391 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
Drive: Four-wheel
Transmission: 7-speed automatic

Curb weight: 4455 lb

Wheels/tires: 19-inch alloy wheels; 255/40R19 Continental ContiProContact all-season tires

Competitors: BMW 7-series, Jaguar XJ, Porsche Panamera, Audi A8

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