Integral safety concept
LED daytime running lamps
The LED daytime running lamps are a characteristic feature of the vehicle’s appearance and allow it to be seen more easily by other road users. The LEDs are arranged in light strips integrated in the headlamp surrounds.
This proximity control system uses a heated radar sensor to maintain the distance to the vehicle in front. Depending on the traffic situation and even in snow and icy conditions the system can throttle back or apply the brakes. If the gap is closing too quickly, an audible warning is given. Where emergency braking is required, Brake Assist (BAS) makes the necessary brake pressure available. Operating in a speed range of 0 to 200 km/h, the system reduces the strain on the driver, especially on motorways and in heavy traffic.
Blind Spot Assist
The optionally available Blind Spot Assist monitors the blind spot directly to the side of and behind the vehicle at speeds above 30 km/h. If the assistance system detects the danger of an impending collision when changing lane, it can warn the driver by means of a display in the exterior mirror. If the driver ignores this and activates the indicator, an additional audible warning is triggered.
This feature combines audio and navigation systems with telephone and internet functionality. Entertainment is provided by a DVD drive and the Music Register with a 10 GB hard disc, the standard USB and Bluetooth interface plus online access via an internet-capable mobile phone. LINGUATRONIC allows the functions to be operated by voice entry. In the latest version the features it boasts include photo-realistic map display, Windows and iPhone compatibility plus internet radio. With an optional TV receiver, passengers in the G-Class can even watch broadcast television programmes.
Rear Seat Entertainment System
This entertainment system gives rear seat passengers everything they need to watch films or use a games console without disturbing the driver. It comprises two independently operable 7-inch TFT colour displays attached to the backs of the front seat head restraints, two integrated DVD players, two sets of wireless headphones, a remote control and twin aux-in sockets.
Harman Kardon® Logic 7® surround sound system
Equipped with 12 loudspeakers and a 10-channel DSP amplifier, this 450-watt Dolby Digital 5.1 system provides first-class acoustics for all seats. The 3D surround sound and speed-sensitive volume control ensure constant listening pleasure.
Assistance systems and Seat Comfort package
The reversing camera with a wide-angle lens monitors the area directly behind the vehicle and sends the images to the COMAND display. It is activated automatically when reverse gear is engaged, thus enhancing safety when manoeuvring into a parking space. The reversing camera is only available in conjunction with the optional PARKTRONIC system.
PARKTRONIC can warn the driver automatically if there is a risk of the space in front of or behind the vehicle becoming tight when parking or manoeuvring. The system operates on the echo sounder principle. Sensors on the front and rear bumpers emit ultrasonic signals which are then reflected by other vehicles or obstacles. A microcomputer calculates the current distance and informs the driver by means of displays on the dashboard and audible signals.
Seat Comfort Package
The climatised multicontour seats of the Seat Comfort package make journeys in the G-Class – especially long ones – particularly comfortable. Features such as electric height adjustment and continuously variable seat cushion inclination adjustment enhance comfort and ergonomics noticeably. The lumbar support can prevent symptoms of fatigue by providing additional support for the back. It is certified and recommended by AGR, a German association which promotes high-quality orthopaedic design.
Exterior Stainless Steel package
An interesting enhancement for the G-Class is available in the form of the Exterior Stainless Steel package (standard for AMG models), featuring running boards and a spare wheel cover in stainless steel with a 3D Mercedes-Benz star.
Left and right running boards
Rub strips with inserts in stripe-effect anthracite and a sports exhaust system (for G 500 Station Wagon only) complete the impressive picture. Velour floor mats provide the final interior touch for the package. The Sports package is only available in conjunction with the Chrome package.
Designo Exclusive Package
The distinguished character of the AMG models is underlined to great effect by the designo Exclusive package (optional for G 63 AMG, standard for G 65 AMG). It features sports seats in two-tone designo leather – available in six colour schemes – for the driver and front passenger. The door centre panels as well as the cushions of all the seats have a quilted diamond pattern.