Mercedes-Benz S 560 4MATIC® vs. Audi A8

So how does the new S 560 4MATIC® compare against other luxury compact performance vehicles? Let’s take a look at it next to Audi A8 Quattro to find out.

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Engine: 4.0-liter Turbocharged V8
Horsepower: 463-hp @5,250 RPM
Torque: 516 lb-ft. @2,000 RPM
Curb Weight: 4,564 lbs
Fuel Economy: 27 MPG Hwy

Audi A8
Audi A8
Engine: 4.0-liter Turbocharged V8
Horsepower: 450-hp @5,300 RPM
Torque: 444 lb-ft. @1,500 RPM
Curb Weight: 4,673 lbs
Fuel Economy: 26 MPG Hwy

The Mercedes-Benz S 560 4MATIC® Offers a Superb Blend of Performance, Style and Luxury

If there is any question that Mercedes-Benz dominates the high-end luxury performance sedan world, then the S 560 4MATIC® sedan should put them to rest. This is the pinnacle of automotive excellence and superior craftsmanship. While other European car companies strive to build their own versions to compete with the Mercedes-Benz flagship sedan, none has yet come close to the S 560 4MATIC® and its superb blend of performance, style and luxury.

One car manufacturer that comes close is Audi; long known for building excellent vehicles in their own right. The Audi flagship A8 is a worthy competitor to the S 560, however even Audi can’t match up to the performance standards and quality of the exceptional Mercedes-Benz S 560 4MATIC®. Let us take a look at how these two premium sedans compare, and see just how the S 560 dominates even one of its closest rivals.

An Elegant Sedan Is Waiting For You At Mercedes-Benz Of Westminster

Here at Mercedes-Benz of Westminster, we’re certain that there is no more luxurious or well-designed luxury sedan available. While the Audi A8 are fine automobiles, they simply fall short of the flagship Mercedes-Benz S 560 luxury sedan. Call us to make an appointment to see this exceptional vehicle. We think you’ll agree that this is the pinnacle of automotive design excellence.

Mercedes-Benz S 560 Performance vs. Audi A8

When comparing these two similarly priced performance sedans, the Mercedes-Benz S 560 pulls ahead of the Audi A8 in the areas that matter; horsepower, torque and quickness. The S 560 is also more agile and more nimble around corners. But don’t just take our word for it, look at how the two vehicles compare in regards to their performance specs.

S 560 4MATIC® Safety and Technology Features vs. Audi

It’s well known that Mercedes-Benz builds some of the safest vehicles on the planet. That said, the S 560 4MATIC® takes safety and technology features to an entirely new level. With exclusive elements like ATTENTION ASSIST® and Night View Assist® PLUS, the Mercedes-Benz S 560 incorporates safety features that are not even offered on the Audi A8. Other safety features found on the S 560 include:

  • Collision Prevention Assist PLUS with Adaptive Brake Assist
  • ATTENTION ASSIST® – monitoring driver attention/distraction and sounding an alert
  • Active Full-LED headlamps
  • Magic Vision Control® wipers
  • Available DISTRONIC PLUS® radar-based active cruise control
  • Available BAS® Plus with Cross-traffic Assist
  • Available Surround-View System

There is simply no more advanced or safer vehicle on the road than the Mercedes-Benz S 560 4MATIC®. With its active safety prevention and warning systems, as well as the best occupant safety features available, the S 560 exceeds all standards of safety available on the Audi A8.

Mercedes-Benz S 560 Interior Features and Amenities

The interior of the S 560 flagship sedan is every bit as luxurious and opulent as you would expect. From its heated 16-way power memory front seats to its dual 12.3-inch high-resolution color monitors and power rear sunshade, no detail has been overlooked. Even the multi-color LED ambient lighting and cabin fragrance systems are designed to provide the ultimate in comfort and elegance. Needless to say, premium audio entertainment and full-service navigation are part of the standard features. Other amenities include:

  • Full leather upholstery
  • COMAND® System with touchpad controller
  • Cabin air purification system Illuminated entry with door sill LEDs
  • Available active multi-contour seats with massage feature
  • Available heated and ventilated rear seats
  • Available 4-zone automatic climate control
  • Available refrigerator box for rear seat passengers

When we take all of the astonishing features and capabilities of the Mercedes-Benz S 560 4MATIC® into account, it’s clear to see why this is the better decision over the Audi A8. In the areas that matter to discerning luxury car owners; style, features, comfort, performance and sheer luxury, there is no better choice than the Mercedes-Benz S 560 sedan. As you can see in this head-to-head comparison, the S 560 is the clear winner in every category that matters.

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