Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Price $109,000 – $261,500
Fuel consumption 8.5 – 18.6 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 78%(view ratings)
A new generation of the S-Class will soon be revealed, which doesn’t prevent the current model line from shining by its supreme comfort level, its undeniable sense of luxury and, of course, its powerful yet refined powertrains. In these cars, we relax at the rhythm of the ENERGIZING Comfort Control, the massaging seats and the cloud-like ride. Aside from the performance-infused AMG variants, the S-Class range also includes the Maybach versions that are even plusher and more exclusive.

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First Drives2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: in Search of Perfection
If Mercedes-Benz wants to survive, it has to do what other luxury carmakers are doing, which is to offer vehicles that the masses can afford while catering its traditional clientele, who want only the most exclusive models. That’s why the noble German brand is constantly refining its S-Class—the biggest and …
Technology2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: Ambience
To stand out in a world where luxury is no longer defined with power windows or heated seats, where horsepower has surpassed logic a long time ago and connectivity has become a common feature, luxury automakers must figure new ways to set themselves apart from the competition. In the new …
Test Drives2016 Mercedes-Benz S 550e: Green Executive
The electrification of the large luxury sedan segment is gaining momentum, as Mercedes-Benz has introduced the S 550e plug-in hybrid this year, joining a growing family of S-Class models that includes hot-rod AMG variants and the ultra-luxury Mercedes-Maybach S 600. It will go head to head with the BMW 740Le, …
First DrivesFirst Drive: 2016 Mercedes-Benz S 550e plug-in hybrid
It may seem presumptuous, or perhaps even unfair, but I don't imagine Mercedes-Benz S-Class owners care too much about how much gas they burn. If you can afford to spend north of $100,000 on a car, I've always maintained, then you're probably not going to sweat over fuel economy. So …
First DrivesMercedes-Maybach S600: Change In Strategy
A lot of people were taken by surprise when Mercedes announced the return of Maybach, the Stuttgart-based brand’s swankiest label. That’s because most of us thought Maybach was dead and buried following a catastrophic introduction. The brand was launched amid much pomp and circumstance at the 1997 Tokyo Auto Show.
Blog2014’s Top 10 Game-Changing Cars
In 2014, we saw one new model after another. So many, in fact, that it’s hard to do justice to the topic in just one article. To keep it simple, I’ve selected one game-changing vehicle per category. These are not necessarily the best-in-class winners, but they’re the vehicles that set …


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RecallsRecall Notice for Mercedes-Benz Caused by Salty Roads
Transport Canada has just released a recall regarding the power steering system of several Mercedes-Benz vehicles, model years 2011 to 2016. In total, 21,500 units are said to be affected in the country. On some vehicles that hit the road in Quebec and in the Maritime provinces, where lots of …
FrankfurtUpdates for the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet
FRANKFURT, Germany – Among the slew of new-model and concept-car introductions at this year’s Frankfurt Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz is showing off refreshed versions of its S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet models . The 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan launched a couple of months ago, with new engines, some styling tweaks and innovative …
Geneva2017 World Car Awards: Top Three Finalists Revealed
At the Geneva Auto Show last week, the top three finalists in each of six distinct World Car Awards categories were announced. In terms of media reach, the World Car Awards have been ranked as the number one automotive awards program in the world, and its jury consists of 75 …
News2017 World Car Awards: Finalists Announced
For the fourth year in a row, in terms of media reach, the World Car Awards have been ranked as the number one automotive awards program in world. Its jury of 75 automotive journalists spread across the planet, including two from Canada, have chosen the finalists in six different categories.
News130 Years Of The Automobile: Mercedes-Benz Honours Its History
According to Mercedes-Benz’s history book, they invented the car 130 years ago with the Benz Patent-Motorwagen (there are people that will argue that this or that inventor had a working car before that, but we’ll leave that discussion to them). To commemorate this important date, Mercedes-Benz wanted to release a …
News2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS 'the S-Class of SUVs'
Mercedes-Benz is continuing to rework the naming convention of its sport utility lineup, unveiling a new version of the GL and with it a new new: The GLS. Slightly overhauled for the 2017 model year, the GLS is being dubbed "the S-Class of SUVs"—hence the addition of the 'S' to …
Los AngelesMercedes-AMG S63 Convertible: Enjoy The Los Angeles Sun
Since the weather is sunny in Los Angeles, Mercedes-Benz decided to launch a convertible version of its S-Class coupe at the auto show. We saw this vehicle for the first time at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but the car is important enough to justify a North American reveal. Shown here …


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Motoring TV 2001 Episode 23
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Motoring TV
Motoring TV 2016 Luxury Car of the Year
Of all the automotive segments out there, none does a better job of double duty than the modern luxury car. From amenities it for a king to performance fit for a race track, today's luxury car is a marvel of modern engineering. The Motoring TV 2016 Luxury Car of the …
Video Reviews
Review: 2015 Mercedes S-Class Coupe
Not everyone that can afford a Mercedes-Benz S-Class wants to be chauffeured around like a foreign dignitary. For those people there is the new S-Class coupe. Jim Kenzie was recently in Tuscany to test drive the burly-yet-refined two-door. This segment originally appeared on Episode 5 of Motoring 2015.
Motoring TV
Review - 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
This is a car for the very rich. So fittingly, Mercedes held the world press launch in Muskoka, Canada, home to many rich celebrities. Is it worth the money? Brad finds out. Motoring 2014, Episode 11 …