The Mercedes S-Class 550 is a 4-door, 5-passenger luxury sports sedan.
Fitted with a fantastic twin-turbo 429 hp 4.6L V8 engine, with an electronically limited top speed of 249 km/h, the S-Class 550V is controlled by the industry's first 7-speed automatic transmission that gives a smooth power delivery that is responsive and energy efficient, whilst adaptive logic monitors adjust the shift points to match the drivers driving style. The ride is superb, being both balanced and comfortable thanks to the air suspension and active damping, which adjusts each wheel’s suspension settings continuously in response to ride height and road conditions.
The Mercedes S-Class 550 is a handsome car, elegant in motion and at a standstill. Its majestic grille sweeps elegantly from the chiselled front bumper, whilst slender side mirrors with integrated LED indicators complement the modern yet timeless profile. The chrome lower side trim accentuates the cars long wheelbase and wraparound LED tail lamps highlight the car's confident stance, accentuated by a sculpted rear valance with dual trapezoidal polished-chrome exhaust.
The premium leather trimmed interior is complemented by the luxurious hand-polished Burl Walnut wood trim of the console, dash, steering wheel and doors, whilst the premium digital sound system amplifies the sense of refinement and exclusivity. For a large and imposing car, the S-Class 550 is surprisingly light on its feet, so whether you wish to hire your luxury Mercedes S-Class 550V in Europe for local driving or for a long road trip, you can be assured of a relaxing, comfortable and gratifying driving experience.