2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 – Release Date, News and Rumors

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 review

When it comes to technology, refinement, and luxury, the new 2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 is a step above the rest. It’s a truly one of the world’s finest automobile. Some of the highlights that define the Mercedes-Benz S550 2017 include an opulent cabin, effortless acceleration, an unparalleled blend of technology and luxury, endless safety and entertainment features, and an incredible ride comfort. Its release date should be expected sometime in the first half of 2017. 

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 side view, black color, alloy wheels

The S550 is one among several models that make up the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Series. For several decades, the class has been the benchmark and the pinnacle of automotive excellence for the rest of the automotive landscape. In fact, one could come up with a very insightful argument that affirms Mercedes position as the luxury leader from the very beginning.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 spy shots

Today, Karl Benz’s legacy continues to linger on and is very apparent on the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The S-Class boasts of premium technologies and luxury amenities unparalleled by none other in its class and beyond. Its bag of tricks comes with laden with everything luxury ranging from the stereo to the suspension, it is one such automobile that can figuratively offer you a hot stone massage while driving itself in stop-and-go traffic.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 rear view, taillights and alloy wheels

Much can be said about the Mercedes-Benz S-Class 2017 and the S550 in particular, but suffice to say, it is one of the finest automobile one could ever get. If you’re looking for apples-to-apples competitors, the Bentley Continental GT is perhaps the closest you can get. Others include Jaguar XJ, BMW 7 Series, Audi A8, and the Bentley Flying Spur.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 Interior & Exterior Changes

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 interior, steering wheel, lcd screen

The newest Mercedes-Benz S550, just like the rest of the S-Class lineup, is available in both coupe and convertible body styles.

Standard accessories for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 coupe includes a 12-way power front seats, automatic wipers, all-LED lighting, “MB-Tex” simulated leather upholstery, adaptive headlights, a sunroof, auto-dimming mirrors, full power accessories, automatic high-beam control, adjustable air suspension system, automatic dual-zone climate control, keyless entry and ignition, cruise control, a power rear sunshade, a power trunk lid, driver and front passenger memory settings, leather seat upholstery, mbrace telematics, a 12.3” display screen, a navigation system, satellite radio, an iPod/media player interface, an in-car Wi-Fi hotspot, a rearview mirror, the COMAND interface, and Bluetooth connectivity.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 front angle, headlights and grille

Options offered for both the S550 and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S63 models include an automated braking and acceleration, adaptive cruise control, power-adjustable rear seats, rear seatbelt airbags, front and rear heated armrest, automatic four-zone automatic climate control, a heated steering wheel, nineteen-inch AMG wheels, power-adjustable rear seats, a power right-rear footrest, 24-speaker Burmester 3-D sound system, upgraded leather upholstery, a night-vision system, a rear seat entertainment system, a 36-degree camera, a heated steering wheel, twenty-inch wheels, and heated and ventilated seats.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 interior, leather seats, sunroof

Additionally, there are plenty of optional packages offered such as the Executive Rear Seat, Warmth & Comfort, Sport, Rear Seat, and the Driver Assistance packages. The contents of all these packages will however be known on its release date. A variety of special “design” paint and leather colors are available as well.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 interior, leather back seats

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 Engine Specs

Motivation for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 is offered by a turbocharged 4.7L V8 produced by a 449 horsepower and 516 lbs. ft. of torque. RWD is standard, as is a seven-speed automatic transmission system. The 4Mtaic drive system is optionally offered.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 engine

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 coupe 4Mtaic 0-60 mph takes around 4.7 seconds. The EPA estimates the 4Matic coupe will return 16/24/19 mpg in the city/highway, the 4Mtaic sedan 16/26/19 mpg, and 17/26/20 mpg for the standard sedan.

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-In Hybrid combines an electronic motor integrated with a seven-speed automatic transmission and a turbocharged 3.0L V6 to generate a total of 436 horsepower and 470 pounds-feet of torque.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 Release Date & Price

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 release date

Rumors allege the new vehicle will most likely go for sale sometime in the first half of 2017. Pricing is yet to be confirmed but we don’t expect a significant change from the current $121,550 price tag.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 side view, exterior, headlights and alloy wheels

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 exterior, side view, alloy wheels

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 auto show, side view, headlights and alloy wheels

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 exterior, front view, headlights, grille and badges

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 exterior,front view, taillights

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 front view, black color, grille and badges

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 exterior, rear view, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 front view, exterior, headlights and alloy wheels

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 interior, steering wheel, dashboard

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550 interior, leather front seats