4dr Sdn S600 RWD
Starting at $97,975 | Starting at 12 MPG City - 19 MPG Highway
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The 2011 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a full-size luxury sedan available in hybrid and AMG trim levels. The base S550 sedan comes standard with a 382 hp producing 5.5-liter V8 engine, 7-speed automatic transmission, and RWD. The S600 trim boasts a 510 hp producing 5.5-liter V12 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and RWD. The S550 gets an EPA estimated 15 mpg city and 23 mpg highway while the S600 gets a slightly lower 12 mpg city and 19 mpg highway. For the green driver the RWD S400 hybrid trim offers a 295 hp producing mild-hybrid V6 engine and 7-speed automatic transmission. The S400 gets an EPA estimated 19 mpg city and 25 mpg highway. The S63 and S65 AMG trim levels seamlessly combine luxury with performance. The S63 AMG sports a 5.5-liter bi-turbo V8 that produces 536 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque while the S65 harnesses the power of a 6.0-liter bi-turbo V12 that produces a whopping 621 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque. Both models are RWD and come with the AMG SPEEDSHIFT. Safety comes in the form of 10-way airbag protection and all S-Class models are covered for 2 years/50,000 miles.
The S-Class has set the standard for luxury and performance in a sedan. Now, Mercedes-Benz is setting its sights on making its flagship vehicle a standard in fuel economy and reduced emissions as well by adding the diesel engine this year to the hybrid system it introduced last year. Sport-driving fans need not worry, though, as the AMG-tuned models continue to deliver high horsepower in a luxury wrapper.
The big news in the S-Class is the addition of the S350 BlueTEC for 2011, which has standard all-wheel drive and 3.0L V6 turbo diesel engine that's certified in all 50 states. This is in addition to the S400 mild hybrid that was introduced last year. While the flagship S600 and S550 continue with few changes, the high-performance S63 AMG gets a larger 5.5-liter engine and the S65 AMG gets a horsepower boost.
Mercedes-Benz is in the process of upgrading and improving its engine lineup, and the S-Class is a perfect example of the direction the company is going. It offers two eco-friendly engines -- a diesel and a hybrid -- two V8s and two V12s.
Braking & Traction
|Active Suspension System||Std|
|Tire Pressure Monitoring System||Std|
|Driver Air Bag||Std|
|Passenger Air Bag||Std|
|Side Air Bag||Std|
|Side Head Air Bag||Std|
|Rear Body Side Air Bag||Std|
|Rear Head side Air Bag||Std|
|Child Safety Locks||Std|
|Daytime Running Lights||Std|
|Electrochromic Rearview Mirror||Std|
|Variable Inter. Wipers||Std|
|Rain Sensing Wipers||Std|
|Rear Parking Aid||Std|
Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned Warranty
|The MBCPO Limited warranty provides vehicle coverage for 12 months or up to 100,000 total accumulated vehicle miles and begins at the expiration of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty|
|Age/Mileage Eligibility||6 years / 75,000 miles|
|Lease Term Certified||Yes|
|Return/Exchange Program||Yes. See dealer for details.|
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