Maintains the vehicle at the desired speed and automatically controls the distance between it and the vehicle in front. Additionally, the newly-integrated STEER CONTROL function helps the driver to stay in lane. The system takes the strain off the driver, particularly in traffic jams and stop-and-go traffic, because it autonomously brakes the vehicle and within certain speed ranges causes the vehicle to accelerate again.
Unlit, unfamiliar roads, wild animals crossing or -hard to make out pedestrians - driving at night brings some risks of its own. This assistance system can reduce these dangers by allowing the driver to "see in the dark".
With numerous world firsts such as the ENERGIZING massage function based on the hot stone principle or active seat ventilation with reversing fans, Mercedes-Benz has raised seating and climatic comfort in the S-Class to a new level.
AIR-BALANCE PACKAGE perfumes the vehicle interior in four possible high-quality fragrances according to personal preference and mood. It comprises perfume atomisation, ionisation and even more efficient filtration compared with the standard model.
A completely new multimedia generation (COMAND Online) celebrates its debut in the new S-Class. Other innovations include the multi-user system, which allows independent access to the media sources of the entertainment system from any seat. Two high-resolution TFT colour displays in 8:3 format with a screen diagonal of 30.7 cm (12.3 inches) form the new information centre in the S-Class and feature full Arabic telematics system for the first time.