Originally Posted by JayJay
I looked at the new 7 a few days ago. It's a very nice car with lots of improvements. I was surprised at how it's more slab-sided than ever, still looks great though. It's unfortunate they didn't continue the V12, but it's understandable.
They continued the V12 with over 500hp now, it was Mercedes who said that there won't be a V12 in the next generation of the S-Class and canceled the already ongoing development. They looked at BMW's V12 engine but the size doesn't fit.