Mercedes Benz S-Class – Features
The Mercedes Benz S-Class gets THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control system. It is a four climate zones air-con, two for front and two for rear passengers. The rear air-con has independent climate controls on the rear floor console. Rear passengers get air vents on the console and on the B-Pillar. The Mercedes Benz S560e gets extra pre-entry climate control, which allows owners to set their preferred temperature before entering the car.
Standard safety features of the Mercedes Benz S-Class include 10 airbags, DISTRONIC Active Distance Assist, Active Steering Assist, Active Braking Assist, Crosswind Assist, autonomous emergency assist, and tyre pressure monitoring system. The Distronic adaptive cruise control is now able to slow down for curves and junctions, up to 210 km/h. Also available is a 360-degree surround-view camera system and Active Parking Assist with PARKTRONIC for parking usage.
Inside the Mercedes Benz S-Class, there are two 12.3-inch screens installed together under a continuous glass cover. It looks like one long single screen instead of the separated one on the pre-facelift models. One is the fully digital instrument panel, and one is for the infotainment system. The COMAND Online infotainment system and touchpad with controller are carried on from the pre-facelift model. For the first time, Apple CarPlay and Android Autos are available.
Rear passengers get two 10.2-inch displays on the front seat backrests. If you pull down the rear center armrest, you will find two sets of wireless headphones, a wireless charging tray for your handphone, and a remote for operating the rear displays. The sound system is provided by a 13-speaker Burmester surround-sound audio system.