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Future Mercedes S-Class will have new gadgets!
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Soon, the new Mercedes S-Class will be on the market. For the Germans the perfect opportunity to completely let loose with all sorts of gadgets and safety.
It will be launched in April next year, but the latest tricks of the new S-Class are already announced to the journalists. It kick off with the wheel. Namely, that detects whether there is a hand that lies on. Only if that is so, the active adjustment and automatic cruise control are activated.
If you are approaching to the street lane the car will steer itself against. And between 30 and 150 km / h, the automatic cruise control itself is accelerating or braking depending on the current traffic.
Furthermore, the emergency brake system was expanded. The S-Class was already equipped with such a system, but it had to be enabled. There is now a new principle: the car can detect an intersection or a car that comes from the left or right. It is a world first, like many equipments brought by Mercedes.
Another functionality is extended: is that of the traffic sign recognition. For example, now confined spaces, temporary speed restrictions and one-way signs are recognized. Ambitious. The Attention Assist, which has very teasing a coffee illuminate in the instrument panel when the system discovers signs of fatigue in the driver, was improved. It is also now possible to the car via the voice input system to tell you when leaving you pretty tired, so the system extra vigilant.
The parking assistant was taken in hand. There is now possible to park in a place that is only 1 meter longer than the car itself. This system gradually seeps through to the bottom of the car, but in Stuttgart they are still one step ahead: the car drives namely himself away from the parking lot.
Something else accounting that is not as interesting, is the new system that avoids collisions. If a car is fast approaching from the rear to the S-Class, is detected by radar sensors in the rear bumper. In response, the system activates the signals in quick succession, to warn the driver.
If a collision can't be avoided, then the S-class brakes to preceding vehicle not to be damaged. But then of course you sacrifice your S-class for maybe a Toyota Aygo rescue.
The active belts are back in action, you are tightened in the chair just before a collision. Also, there are airbags which thereby reducing constriction. And, more, comes a party trick: during boarding, the belt locks 70 mm upwards, so you can more easily engage.
The lights are now fully LED. In addition, they work permanently as lights that would not dazzle oncoming traffic.
A further improvement in terms of visibility, the pedestrian recognition. This is now improved by the pedestrian, who is recognized by infrared cameras, to be designated by an LED in the headlights to flash at the place where the pedestrian walk. The pedestrian can be detected as early as 160 m. Finally, the taillights are smarter: brighter in daytime than at night and in heavy traffic are dimmed to backmarkers not dazzle.
A lot of gadgets every way. And that's a good thing too, because, gradually, the fame of the Mercedes S-Class in terms of pioneering faded. A BMW 7 Series and Audi A8 are rapidly approaching to the S-Class. Now Mercedes wants to take a comfortable lead, though we wait for the final launch to announce that effective or successful or not.