It's time for this week's video: Lexus LS 500 vs Mercedes S 560! In this corner, we have the Lexus LS 500. It’s latest incarnation of the luxury sedan Lexus challenged Germany with three decades ago, and it gets a long awaited update for 2019.

Next, we have the Mercedes S 560. A rolling illustration of German opulence, and an undisputed benchmark in the automotive world, this year’s model arrives mostly unchanged.

Both the Lexus and Mercedes are excellent competitors in the high-end luxury segment, so let’s take a look at the engines, cabins, infotainment, and price to determine a winner. Of course, you shouldn’t buy a car without a thorough test drive.

So if you’re deciding between the Lexus LS 500 and the Mercedes S560, visit to find a nearby dealer. Full text of the video follows below.

Categories: Head to head