Imagine the audacity: during the salad days of the early 2000s, the company that invented the automobile – already synonymous with class-leading luxury – sought to further expand its portfolio by crashing the ultraluxury party. Going up against the likes of Rolls-Royce and Bentley,…

2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class - S600 4dr Sedan (Base)
S600 4dr Sedan (Base)
6.0L V-12
14 City / 21 HWY
2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class - S550 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan (Base)
S550 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan (Base)
4.7L V-8
17 City / 26 HWY
2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class - S550 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan (Base)
S550 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan (Base)
4.7L V-8
16 City / 26 HWY
2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class - S550 2dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Coupe (Base)
S550 2dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Coupe (Base)
4.7L V-8
16 City / 24 HWY
2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class - Maybach S600 4dr Sedan (Base)
Maybach S600 4dr Sedan (Base)
6.0L V-12
13 City / 20 HWY
Audi A8 could spawn Mercedes-Maybach S600 rival

Next-gen A8 to feature Level 3 autonomous capability.

Audi is "thinking about" a rival to the longer, ultra-luxurious Mercedes-Maybach S600, saying there "could be a business case" for such a range-topper.
Uber reportedly bought at least 100,000 Mercedes-Benz S-Classes

Uber doesn't own a fleet of cars for would-be drivers to use, which makes the fact that the company seems to have bought 100,000 S-Classes all the more fascinating.
These are the most expensive cars to insure

These are the ten most expensive vehicles to insure US, according to the latest data from Insure.com.

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Daily Driver: 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600

Daily Driver videos are micro-reviews of vehicles in the Autoblog press fleet, featuring impressions from the staffers that drive them every day. Today's Daily Driver features the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600, reviewed by Adam Morath and Greg Migliore.
2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 Review [w/video]
The Mercedes-Maybach S600 offers all the same luxury as a Bentley or Rolls-Royce with a much lower price tag. A bargain Maybach? Yep, that's what we have here.
2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Coupe
We test the outrageously powerful, immensely luxurious, and incredibly gorgeous 2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Coupe. Yes, it really is that good.
2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 First Drive
Mercedes' Maybach ultraluxury division as a sub-brand with this new S600 variant. Long, V12-powered and incredibly luxurious, it may just be a bargain.
Mercedes-Benz recalls 3,800 total vehicles in two campaigns

Mercedes-Benz is recalling about 3,800 vehicles in the US in two new campaigns for certain S63 AMG, CLA250, GLA250, and SLK300 models.
Mercedes recalls 2,600 S-Class models in two campaigns

Mercedes-Benz and the National Highway Traffic Administration have issued two recalls affecting certain examples of the 2015 S-Class over seat belts and starter motors.
Mercedes-Benz recalling 5,800 vehicles over potential fires

It turns out Ford isn't the only automaker worried about car fire recalls these days. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today issuing a recall for potential fires on various 2011 and 2012 model year Mercedes-Benz vehicles, occurring from a fault with a fuel filter flange. The problem stems from an issue in the molding process that can allow the flange to crack, leak gasoline and possibly cause a fire.