2007 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S550 4dr Sedan (5.5L 8cyl 7A)
For the model year 2007, this is a truly awesome car. The build quality has improved from the previous version. It is back to the glory days of the 92-99 S-Classes. Its still got plentiful innovations. Lots of safety systems. Very luxurious, seats are much softer than traditional Mercedes (pre-2000) Standard Lumbar support on seats now. Surprisingly the new generation of the Command system, like the BMW, is very differnt from the BMW because it is soo much easier to use. Harddrive Navigation makes it a lot faster to pull up info and you got the whole US map in the system already. The power is excellent at 385hp, very nicely upgraded matched by the smooth 7 speed tran. One awesome car.
The Command system and the audio system is the best ever. Mercedes has made it soo much easier to use compared to the BMW. Audio is at a stunning 600 Watt. The LCD screen in the center swivels left and right with a press of a button. Ambient lighting throughout the cabinet. More legroom in the car
The LCD speedometer and reader doesn't look solid. Make the premium leather a standard option. The first few month of production will not have the distronic plus option. If the ADS II is not good enough for you, I highly reccomend the ABC suspension option so you'll be riding on par with the Maybach