PeterH on October 17th, 2015

Mercedes-Benz S-Klasse Coupé (C 217); Touchpad; 2013

Commands at the touch of a finger

The touchpad in the new C-Class developed by Mercedes-Benz marks an evolutionary step. As on a smartphone, all the head unit functions can be operated using finger gestures.      (more…)

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PeterH on October 12th, 2015


In online contact with the car

Mercedes-Benz is introducing a new package of services in Europe under the name “Mercedes connect me”.      (more…)

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PeterH on October 9th, 2015

MAGIC VISION CONTROL adaptive windscreen washing system

Conjuring trick for outstanding visibility

  • World premiere – wipe and wash systems folded into one
  • A duct system takes the water directly to the wiper blade
  • Three partly autonomous wash programmes
  • Fully heated system against snow and ice


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Assistenzsysteme für die Stadt: Gefahren sehen und erkennen wie der Mensch - Eine Verkehrssituation mit Fußgängern, Radfahrern und alle Objekte sind eindeutig detektiert und erkannt. Dank Szenen-Labeling. Driver assistance systems for the city: seeing and recognising dangers in the same way as a human - A traffic situation with pedestrians and cyclists and every object is clearly detected and identified. Thanks to scene-labeling.

  • Where is the danger? Scene labelling allows complex traffic situations to be reliably understood
  • Has he stopped? Or is he walking? Identifying the intentions of crossing pedestrians
  • All clear? City-centre lane changing made easy
  • Where next? Identifying intentions to turn or change lane
  • Closing presentation of UR:BAN research project


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PeterH on October 4th, 2015

Head-up-Display: In focus – with AMG-exclusive features

Mercedes-Benz C-Klasse Limousine (W205) 2013, Head-up Display

An optional head-up display is a new feature in the C-Class. As in a jet fighter, it projects important information directly into the driver’s field of vision on the windscreen, ensuring that there is less distraction from the road ahead.


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PeterH on October 4th, 2015

Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG (V 222) 2013, Lack: Diamantsilber metallic, Innenausstattung: Leder Nappa Semianlingrau Der neue S63 AMG- Internationale Presse Fahrvorstellung Kitzbühel 2013, The new S63 AMG- International press drive Kitzbühel, 2013

Under the microscope: ENERGIZING massage function on the hot-stone principle

The seats actively keep the passengers fit

The numerous world firsts in the S-Class include the ENERGIZING massage function on the hot-stone principle.

Combining warmth with a massage leads to wellbeing and active relaxation – especially on long journeys.

In addition there are programmes to mobilise and activate the torso (abdominal and back muscles).


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