PeterH on January 5th, 2010

As with the S-class (W220) and the CL (C215) flagship coupé, the engineers at Mercedes have also developed a new, standard firewall concept for the C-class (W203) sports coupé which offers the passengers even more safety – the ellipsoid firewall. (more…)

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PeterH on January 4th, 2010






The supercharger of the 2.0-litre and 2.3-litre engines e.g. in the E-Class (W210) or the SLK (R170) is located between the air cleaner and the intake manifold. (more…)

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PeterH on January 3rd, 2010

Crosswind stabilisation as new Active Body Control function (more…)

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PeterH on January 2nd, 2010

Luxury Automatic Climate Control The new THERMOTRONIC luxury automatic climate control, which is available e.g. for the C-class (W203) sports coupé as an optional extra, is controlled by computer, based on various sensor signals indicating the interior and ambient air temperature, air humidity, sunray transmission and pollutant levels in the outside air. (more…)

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PeterH on January 1st, 2010

The images supplied by the windscreen camera are also used by the new, optional Speed Limit Assist system, (more…)

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PeterH on January 1st, 2010


The Torque Vectoring Brake provides the 2009 S-Class with added safety in critical conditions and even greater agility by specifically braking the inner rear wheel in bends so as to enable precise cornering by the saloon without compromising on driving dynamics. (more…)

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