2011 Mercedes-Benz S550

2011 Mercedes-Benz S550

Base price (with destination): $93,875
Price as tested: $108,335

Standard Equipment:
382-hp 5.5L V-8
7-speed automatic transmission
Direct-steer, power assisted, speed-sensitive steering
Airmatic air suspension w/adaptive damping system
Internally ventilated & cross-drilled front brake discs w/4-piston calipers
Internally ventilated rear brake discs w/single piston calipers
40GB hard-drive GPS navigation with Bluetooth & voice control
15-speaker Harman/Kardon surround sound system w/in-dash 6-disc DVD/CD changer & media interface
Central controller w/8-inch display
Power sunroof
Power read window shade
Electronic trunk closer
Full leather interior w/wood trim
14-way power heated and active ventilated front seats
Dual-zone climate control system
Electronic stability control
Tire pressure monitoring system
Anti-theft alarm w/engine immobilizer
Predictive protection system

Options on this vehicle:
Black premium leather -- $2290
Contrast stitching for leather -- $300
Heated steering wheel -- $490
Active Body Control (ABC) w/crosswind stabilization -- $4090
Splitview entertainment system -- $710
Premium package -- $ 3630

Mulitcontour front seats with massage
Parktronic w/parking guidance
Rear view camera
Driver assistance package -- $2950
Distronic Plus
Active lane keeping assist
Active blind spot assist

Key options not on vehicle:
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound premium sound system -- $6400
Night View Assist Plus with Pedestrian Detection -- $1780
Rear Seat Entertainment system -- $2450
Rear Seat Package -- $3040
4MATIC all-wheel drive -- $3000

Fuel economy:
15 / 23 / 18 mpg

5.5L V-8
Horsepower: 382 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque: 391 lb-ft @ 2800-4800 rpm


7-speed automatic

Curb weight: 4455 lb

Wheels/tires: 18-inch alloy wheels
22/45R18 all-season

Competitors: Audi A8, Hyundai Equus, Jaguar XJ, BMW 7-series, Lexus LS460, Porsche Panamera

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