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That science magazine of the popular kind, Popular Science named Mercedes-Benz's 2007 S-Class Grand winner of its "Best of the New" awards, cars category. Editors citied its forward-thinking driver-assistance systems like Night-View assist, Brake Assist Plus and Bankruptcy Assist, which uses short-distance radar to see if the driver is upside-down on his $80,000 MB Credit loan. We'd have to agree on this one.

2007 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: Luxury, speed, safety . . . and night vision [Popular Science]

Scoop: TTAC Reviews the Mercedes S-Class [internal]