2019 Mercedes-Benz S 450 vs 2019 Maserati Ghibli

2019 Mercedes-Benz S 450 vs 2019 Maserati Ghibli

Most drivers don’t realize the rivalry that exists between German and Italian automakers. Both are known for their refined luxury and performance, and this comparison between the 2019 Mercedes-Benz S 450 vs 2019 Maserati Ghibli is a true testament to that. The flagship sedan for the German automaker meets the stylish sedan from Italian automaker Maserati. Which is a better choice? Check out the comparison!

Performance seems to be where the big dogs separate themselves from the posers. While no one is discounting the luxury and reputation of Maserati, it’s not quite up to par with the S 450 when it comes to performance. Besides having more horsepower, the S 450 also has an extra transmission speed for even more seamless gear changes. Take a look at some additional comparisons in the table below!

2019 Mercedes-Benz S 450


2019 Maserati Ghibli Base

9-speed automatic Transmission 8-speed automatic
362 Horsepower 345
369 lb-ft Torque 369 lb-ft
5.1 seconds 0 to 60 time 5.5 seconds

What's New in the 2019 S-Class?

There are a few changes you’ll enjoy about the newest S-Class. It has a new hybrid option, allowing drivers to forego the gas pump and run on electricity thanks to an on-board 7.2 kW charger for quick charging. There are also two new steering wheel options in the AMG® Carbon Fiber/DINAMICA® Performance and AMG® Wood/Leather steering wheels. In addition to these, other noteworthy features include:

  • Heated 16-way power front seats with memory
  • 64-color/3-zone LED ambient lighting
  • Air Balance cabin fragrance system
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Burmester Surround Sound System
  • COMAND hard-drive navigation
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Bluetooth audio streaming
  • Rear Seat Entertainment system
  • and much more!

There’s plenty of features to see in the 2019 S 450. Interested in learning more? Find out for yourself what all the buzz is about. Get in touch with the team here at Mercedes-Benz of Memphis to learn more or schedule a test drive on our website today!

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