Long considered the benchmark for full-size luxury cars, this version of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class solidly lives up to the model's reputation.
The 2014 redesign offered a host of advanced technologies, while upping the luxury ante on many levels.
The comprehensive suite of active safety features employs a battery of radar sensors and cameras.
Features include active cruise control, lane-keep assist, forward-collision warnings and mitigation, along with attention assist to determine when the driver is drowsy.
There is even an optional fragrance dispenser, which operates automatically at pre-determined intervals to keep the interior of the car smelling nice.
A coupe version was new for 2015.
A plug-in hybrid joined the lineup for 2016. Updates for 2018 include changes to the model names and their respective powertrains.
The S450 is the new entry-level model, powered by a 362-hp twin-turbo V6.
V8 and high-performance AMG versions are available.
Convertible models are also offered.