Diesel Mercedes-Benz S350d Has All The Luxury Exec Bases Covered

What else can we say about the S-Class that hasn’t been said already? Some call it the best-looking car in its class, others the most comfortable, though all we know for sure is that it definitely attracts more customers than the 7-Series or the A8, so there sure is something about it.

Carwow’s Mat Watson set out to give this luxury icon, in 350d form, the rundown. The diesel model gets a 3.0-liter V6 oil-burner rated at 255hp (258PS) and a massive 620Nm (457.2 lb-ft) of peak torque.

Apparently, going with a refrigerator in the back will eat up a surprising amount of trunk space – so maybe keeping your champagne cool isn’t exactly worth defeating the purpose of owning a large car. Unless you buy the car with the intent of having someone else drive it, that is.

Among some of the negatives discovered by Watson was the fact that some models come with fake leather on top of the dash and that charging your phone means that your cable will get snagged.

There are a few other things to nitpick but none of them seem to offset the fact that the S-Class remains at the top of its game as well as its segment in terms of luxury, looks, and comfort. Basically what a limousine is all about.


Porsche Boxster GTS Goes Against BMW’s Z4 M40i In Straight Line Race

The Boxster GTS has roughly 25 hp more than the Euro-spec Z4 M40i – so who won this German roadsters’ fight?.

Warning: You May Fall In Love With This Modern-Day Lamborghini Miura

With the original widely acknowledged as one of the finest shapes in automotive history, an homage to the Miura would surely find lots of takers.

Connectivity Upgrades Raise 2020 Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo Prices By $530

The 2020 NV200 cargo van gains a new 7-inch touchscreen interface with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and SiriusXM Radio.

Kia Admits Stinger Successor Is In Doubt As Sales Didn’t Live Up To Expectations

The sports saloon was always going to be a halo car for Kia, yet they believed it would be successful at least in the U.S. – and that didn’t happen.

G-Power Pumps Up The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe To 789 HP

Thanks to new turbochargers and software, plus a few other parts, Merc’s super SUV benefits from a significant increase in power.

Semi-Truck Carrying 44,000 Lbs Of Nutella Crashes In Michigan

Good thing the chocolate delight was in jars and not liquid form, or that highway would probably be closed to traffic for more than 2.5 hours .

McLaren Speedtail Build Slot Pops Up For Sale At $5.5 Million

Production of the 1,035 HP hyper GT is limited to 106 units worldwide, so it’s to be expected for flippers to exploit this to the fullest.

Have A Listen At The Tesla Model 3’s Pedestrian Warning Sound

Tesla’s new noisemaker for the Model 3 actually makes two sounds, one for going forward and one for reverse, and they’re (fittingly) futuristic.

California And 22 Other States Sue U.S. Government Over Auto Emissions Standards

The war between the Trump administration, who revoked states’ rights to set their own standards, and state officials is escalating.

Mercedes Is Asking $53k For 22,000-Mile 1982 S-Class In Showroom Condition

Currently residing at the Mercedes-Benz Museum, this classic S-Class has undergone a thorough restoration by the company itself and is accompanied by all documents and invoices .