Mercedes-Benz S500

New S-class is big, clever and surprisingly entertaining

Evo rating
Price
from £71,000
  • Rapid, refined, surprisingly good fun
  • What's with those wheelarches?

Specifications

EngineV8, 5461cc, 4 ohc 32v
Max power388bhp @ 6000rpm
Max torque391lb ft @ 2800-4800rpm
0-605.4sec (claimed)
Top speed155mph (limited)
On saleDecember 2005
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