(4.8) 4 reviews
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 16-20
Engine: 275-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 (premium)
Drivetrain: N/A
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD
1996 Mercedes-Benz S-Class


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IMAGINE DYING and going to heaven only to be denied entry because you led a life of excess. Imagine that happening without ever having had a chance to drive the biggest and most expensive of all Mercedes-Benz sedans, the S600. You'd have a right to be angry -- to hire a lawyer and file suit against the Pearly Gates Board of Admissions. For surely somewhere it is written that no one ca... Read full review for the 1996 Mercedes Benz S Class

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pick your poison carefully

by S600 driver from Middle Tennessee on October 21, 2011

Greetings All, I bought the '96 S600 with about 140Kmi and thoroughly enjoy th ecar. You must choose carefully. These cars only hold up as well as they're maintained. At 6,000 pounds you'll be hard p... Read Full Review

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