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2014 Mercedes-Benz S550, your self-driving luxury suite awaits

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S550 can drive itself.

This is not hyperbole, but an indubitable fact. Twist the key in the starter and slide the memory stick-sized column shifter into D, and sit back and relax. The car’s suite of stereoscopic cameras, radar sensors and ultrasonic gewgaws create what Mercedes — in a Snowden-level defection from Earth-bound physics — calls “6-D Vision.” This double-down dimensionality apparently endows the vehicle’s robot brain with an omnipotence once ascribed solely to God.

Bow deep, luxury shopper. The automotive world has a new deity. [By Justin Hyde, Yahoo! Autos]