A Maroon 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan driving swiftly on a bridge at sunset overlooking a lake in the background

How fast is the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 580 Sedan?

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 580 is the most luxurious sedan on the market today. It’s got all the right styling, comfort, safety, and convenience that you expect from an S-Class sedan. But the new 2021 Mercedes-Benz S 580 isn’t all about luxury and style. It can go pretty fast too. If you’re curious about its top speed and acceleration, keep reading this blog post from Mercedes-Benz of Scottdale, AZ, and find out how fast the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 580 really is.

Mercedes-Benz S 580 Engine and Performance

the 9-speed automatic transmission of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz S 580 is powered by a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 engine with EQ Boost, meaning that it’s paired to a system of integrated starter-generators and a 48-volt electrical system. The 48V EQ Boost lends an extra 21 hp and 184 lb.-ft. of torque, causing the 2021 S 580 to crank out an impressive 496 hp and 516 lb.-ft. of torque. 

The V-8 drivetrain is mated to a 9-speed 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission which you can see in the picture and features Mercedes’ revolutionary 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive system. 

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Acceleration and Top Speed

The impressive power and torque figures mean that the S 580 can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds, which is pretty impressive for a luxury sedan that weighs well over 4,775 pounds.

In terms of top speed, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 580 has the potential to achieve a max speed of up to 155 mph, although its top speed has been electronically limited to 130 mph for safety reasons. Nonetheless, it’s quick enough to get you to an urgent meeting in time or arrive at the airport just in time before you miss your flight. 

Test Drive the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S 580 in Scottsdale, AZ

If you’re impressed by how fast the super luxurious 2021 Mercedes-Benz S 580 is and want to take it for a spin in the Scottsdale, AZ, Tempe, AZ, or Mesa, AZ region, we invite you to take a test drive. If you have any questions or need more information about financing, visit Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale at 4725 North Scottsdale Road or contact us today and we’ll be happy to help.