2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs. 2017 BMW 7 Series

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

2017 BMW 7 Series

2017 BMW 7 Series

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The 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the 2017 BMW 7 Series come in at the top of the segment when it comes to large luxury sedans, but just because they stand at the front of the pack does not mean they are equal to one another. A careful comparison reveals that the latest S-Class lineup offers much more of what drivers expect from an ultra-premium vehicle, including major horsepower and enticing features. Learn about the points of departure below, then visit Mercedes-Benz of Charleston to experience this stunning sedan in person.


Performance

The 2017 S-Class comes standard with a turbocharged 4.7L V8 that produces 449 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque and jumps from 0-60 mph in just 4.9 seconds. If that is not enough power for you to conquer the roads of Huntington, four other engine options are available including a turbocharged 6.0L V12 that delivers a hair-raising 612 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque. The 2017 7 Series comes standard with a turbocharged 3.0L V6 that delivers just 320 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. Three other engines are available, but even its most powerful 601-hp engine falls short of the performance offered by the S-Class.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Configurations

You have lots of choices in terms of body style when you go for the S-Class, because it is available as either a sedan, coupe, or convertible. The 2017 BMW 7 Series is only available as a sedan, forcing you to keep the top up even when the weather is gorgeous in Beckley.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Features

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class feels like the finest vehicle on the road thanks to features like 19-inch wheels, 12-way power-adjustable front seats, and a pair of 12.3-inch display screens. The 2017 BMW 7 Series doesn’t quite meet that gold standard with its 18-inch wheels, 10-way front seats, and single 10.3-inch display screen. To put it simply, the 7 Series can’t keep up with the intricate handcrafted, LED-lit interior of the S-Class.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Step Up Your Drive With the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

This model truly has to be seen to be fully appreciated. Compare its specs to our other popular Mercedes-Benz sedan models, then visit us at Mercedes-Benz of Charleston to find an extensive inventory and seamless financing. Stop by or make a appointment at your leisure, and be sure to rely on our expert team to meet all your automotive needs. If you have questions about the S-Class or our new vehicle warranty, don’t hesitate to contact us.