luxury cars, owners might likely be in the rear seat, being driven, instead of up front, being drivers. It's a rare car that is equally...
... satisfying in either role, but the S-Class certainly qualifies. The 5.5-liter V8 makes effortless power and the seven-speed automatic transmission shuttles from gear to gear seamlessly. The combination of Airmatic suspension and other details effectively insulates the occupants from outside noise, while not isolating the driver from road conditions, and the 4Matic, in concert with Electronic Stability Control and the vehicle's relentless mass, make the S550 a reassuringly stable winter driver.