What alternatives should I consider to a used Mercedes S-Class saloon?
When the W221 S-Class arrived. it fairly blew the competition away. In many ways, the same is true when considering used alternatives today. The Audi A8 and BMW 7 Series are equally as well finished, but neither rides with quite the serene composure of the S-Class and they will cost you just as much to run.
Another contender in this class is the Jaguar XJ, which is arguably more stylish than the S-Class and offers a sportier drive, but again the ride isn’t as smooth, plus rear head room is a little more restricted.