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Big and Best
By Pacemaker1 on
2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S550 4dr Sedan (5.5L 8cyl 7A)
I don't think there is a whole lot of comparison between this car and BMW 7 series. These are both great cars. If you are in for gadgets then a Lexus LS 460 will do the same with less cost. Having said that it is a different world to drive this beast with the best of world for gadgets and performance. The car is simply mind blowing in terms of latest technology and comfort. Best testimonial for this car can be derived from the fact it is widely used if not most widely by distinguished politicians and celebrities. We all know how unsafe politicians around the world are and their dependence on this car will reassure you all more than an average Joe like me. If you have money this is your toy
Voice commands, large driver friendly navigation screen, ambient lighting, quite interior, quick and effortless acceleration, large leg room in rear, limited clutter of buttons to play with. Effortless bluetooth interface, and sporty look with the AMG package.
Improved gas mileage. Voice recognition can be little challenging initially, everlasting fear someone will leave key damage to my baby since it looks so compelling, large wheelbase which can make sharp turns difficult. I am not sure if touch screen is better than the current set up of using command