2000 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Expert Reviews

Los Angeles Times's view

By Paul Dean on April 29, 1999

Los Angeles Times's view

By Paul Dean on April 29, 1999

Mercedes-Benz has cast Ernest Hemingway, Laurence Olivier, Edgar Mitchell on the moon and Jackie Robinson at bat as silent stars of a television commercial that claims mute images work best when w... Read full review

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on May 16, 1999

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on May 16, 1999

Almost perfection. Almost, because the 2000 model Mercedes-Benz 500S sedan offers no TV, fridge or vending machines to dispense meals, snacks or beverages while cruising the countryside. And becaus... Read full review

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on June 13, 1999

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on June 13, 1999

Now I know why rich people live longer. They have more air bags. The proof is in the 2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 sedan. Eight air bags. Eight! They include two front bags, four side bags (one in eac... Read full review


The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on January 9, 2000

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on January 9, 2000

Say you run a company or just cashed in those stock options at the Internet start-up you're at, and you'd like a car that proclaims your status. Here's what to expect when popping 83... Read full review

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on December 22, 1999

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on December 22, 1999

Thoreau said, famously, "Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify, simplify." You wonder what he'd say about a sophisticated and complex German touring sedan like the Mercedes-... Read full review

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on May 9, 1999

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on May 9, 1999

We are cruising in the flagship over the high hills of Vermont, down to the rolling sea of farmland just over the border in New York State. Our goal: the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. ... Read full review