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Mercedes-Benz S-Klasse (W220)

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Mercedes-Benz S280/Mercedes-Benz S320/Mercedes-Benz S320 CDI/Mercedes-Benz S350/Mercedes-Benz S400 CDI/Mercedes-Benz S430/Mercedes-Benz S500/Mercedes-Benz S600/Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG/Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG/Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG (W220). 1998–2005 (prod. 485,000 approx.). 4-door saloon, 4-door LWB saloon. F/R, F/A, 2799, 3199, 3724 cm³ (V6 OHC), 3226 cm³ diesel (I6 DOHC), 3996 cm³ diesel (V8 DOHC), 4266, 4966, 5439 cm³ (V8 OHC), 5786, 5980, 6258 cm³ (V12 OHC). S-Klasse shrunk to more reasonable proportions after bloated W140, though vehicle had more interior room. Airmatic air suspension (where firmness could be adjusted), ventilated seats, keyless entry and COMAND navigation display system available. Build quality regarded as good though Consumer Reports indicated that reliability was poor. Revamp in 2002, with more upright grille and most quality niggles sorted.

Manufacturing location: Sindelfingen, Germany

Marque: Mercedes-Benz | Model: Mercedes-Benz S-Klasse | Predecessor: Mercedes-Benz S-Klasse (W140) | Successor: Mercedes-Benz S-Klasse (W221)

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