S Class

Fast Forward: 2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

Mercedes-Benz had barely taken the wraps off its new S-Class before it also announced the high-performance AMG version of the flagship sedan. Usually, a manufacturer will introduce a new model and then either six months or a year later add variants, to keep interest high on the entire product range. The all-new S-Class debuts as […]

Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

When Mercedes-Benz decided that it was time for the S-Class to receive a nip-tuck-style face-lift for 2010, it also chose to offer a model that would appeal to a more discriminating driver: one that concedes to environmental concerns, rather than carelessly burning rubber at every stoplight. The S400 Hybrid ($87,950) is the manufacturer’s first hybrid […]

Best of the Best 2008: Sedans: Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

Mercedes-Benz’s new and mighty 6.3-liter V-8, built by performance division AMG, has slipped fully into the company’s product mainstream, seemingly powering everything Mercedes has to offer, from the SLK Roadster to factory forklifts. With 518 hp and 465 ft lbs of torque to speed one’s travels, the 6.3 (which actually displaces 6,208 cc, but Mercedes […]

Best of the Best 2007: Sedans: Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG

Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Since its introduction in 1956 as the company’s huge, luxurious, and unexpectedly fast flagship, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class has ranked high—some say highest—on lists of the best means of motoring. Among this year’s sedans, the 2007 S65 AMG stands at the top of our list. The car’s V-12 is better than any engine […]

Car of the Year: No. 2: Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG

One carmaker continues to advance standards for technology, safety, and performance in automobiles designed for real-world use. This year, Mercedes-Benz ups the ante once again with what may be the most impressive big sedan on the market. Just when Bentley, Rolls-Royce, and even Mercedes’ Stuttgart stablemate, Maybach, are laying claim to the fanciest and the […]