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2015 Mercedes-Benz S 550 4Matic Review
The Benchmark in Sensible Opulence
by Mike Schlee
You only need 10 seconds behind the wheel of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 to know itís something special.
The way the leather is stitched on the doors, the choice of wood accents throughout the cabin and the finely crafted steering wheel personify wealth, quality and opulence. And thatís the point of Mercedes-Benzís flagship sedan. To surround occupants who worked hard to succeed with the finest things available in an automobile. It isnít a Bentley or Rolls Royce, but the gap between the S-Class and those uber-luxury sedans is heavily blurred.
A swath of display screens starting behind the wheel and running all the way to the front passenger seat are the most noticeable design trait. Directly in front of the driver there is a customizable 12.3-inch screen complete with fully digital gauges. A second screen of similar size sits at the top of the center console and houses Mercedesí latest COMAND infotainment software. Always easy to use, the next generation COMAND is amazing. With large, modern displays, intuitive menu screens and quick reactions, itís now my favorite infotainment software, trumping the previous champion: Chryslerís
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