Yesterday evening, Mercedes-Benz presented the S-Class in a special event. At the Airbus A380 delivery centre in Hamburg-Finkenwerder, the new Mercedes-Benz flagship met up with the world’s largest and most advanced passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380.
As “Germany’s most valuable package”, the star of the event had previously been flown from Stuttgart to Hamburg in an [...]
With the three engineering priorities “Intelligent Drive”, “Efficient Technology” and “Essence of Luxury”, the new S-Class extends the boundaries of technology on many levels. The S-Class is not just a technological spearhead for Mercedes-Benz but for automotive development as a whole.
As with every generation before it, the customers expect the new S-Class to set standards [...]
Mercedes-Benz: Real Life Safety – First assistance system in the fight against vehicles driving on the wrong side of the roadMontag, 21.Januar 2013
In recent months there have been a shocking number of fatal accidents caused by so-called wrong-way drivers. Mercedes‑Benz has now developed an assistance system which aims to eliminate this threat and can even prevent drivers from driving unintentionally in the opposite direction to the flow of traffic.
The new traffic sign assistance system designed by [...]
The Beltbag, one of the highlights from the ESF 2009 Experimental Safety Vehicle, is due to go into production in the S-Class (W 222)luxury model. The inflatable seat-belt strap is able to reduce the risk of injury to passengers in the rear in a head-on collision by lessening the strain placed on the ribcage.
Should the [...]
At a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show, the Mercedes-Benz S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY was declared the 2012 World Green Car.
The Mercedes-Benz S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY was chosen from an initial entry list of 23 new vehicles from all over the world, then three finalists: the Mercedes-Benz S [...]
The “ÖkoTrend” institute has declared the S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY and the ML 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC to be the most environmentally friendly cars in their class. This is what lay behind the professional journal AUTO TEST’s decision to present its “Winners in Green” awards to both Mercedes-Benz models.
Since 1997 the ÖkoTrend institute has been publishing [...]
Mercedes-Benz engineers always start thinking about safety at a very early stage. And the developers of the armoured special-protection models that go by the name of Mercedes-Benz Guard are no different. Their work begins with the specifications book as long as two years before the first pilot-production model of the conventional, non-armoured series even takes [...]
With seven Guard models, Mercedes-Benz offers the widest ex factory range of special protection vehicles in the world. This range has models from the S, E and G-Class, and continues the unrivalled tradition of the world’s oldest automobile manufacturer in the production of armoured vehicles.
In 1928 Daimler-Benz was the first manufacturer to offer specially [...]
Special-protection target groups and markets: Mercedes-Benz Guard models are used around the world to counter acts of violenceMontag, 27.Juni 2011
Violent crime has become a fact of life. And car occupants are all too often the targets. This is borne out by statistics which show an increase in gang-based crime, armed robberies and carjacking. For many years now, heads of state, leading diplomats and top managers have only ventured out onto the road in armoured [...]
Mercedes-Benz Guard – Eight decades of Mercedes-Benz special protection: A unique tradition of building special-protection vehiclesSamstag, 25.Juni 2011
Mercedes-Benz has never seen any contradiction between innovation and tradition. On the contrary, as the inventor of the automobile, the world’s oldest automaker has always felt a special obligation to drive forward the development of automotive technology at the highest level and to keep on setting new standards for the industry.
This demanding objective which [...]
With its Guard models, Mercedes-Benz offers the world’s widest ex-factory range of special protection vehicles. The range comprising E-Guard, S-Guard and G-Guard features tailor-made protection to European standards.
A high level of protection is provided by armour made from state-of-the-art materials such as glass/plastic composites and high-strength special steel in combination with plastic elements. All [...]
Mercedes-Benz landed a stunning ‘winning double’ in the 2011 Fleet World Honours automotive awards, to reaffirm its leadership of the sector’s luxury car and light commercial vehicle segments.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Saloon and the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van took top honours in their respective categories – both retaining titles they already held.
The S-Class won for the third [...]
With immediate effect, Mercedes-Benz is combining the V6 diesel engine in the S 350 BlueTEC with an ECO start/stop function.
As a result, the fuel consumption of the luxury class saloon has been brought down to 6.2 litres per 100 kilometres (NEDC combined). The S 350 BlueTEC is also one of the world’s cleanest diesel [...]
he Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the best car in the luxury class, and the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is the best sports car. This is the result of a readers’ survey by the major German motoring magazine “auto, motor und sport”.
For two years in succession, the SLS has therefore been voted the “Best car of the [...]
Part three of our year review with the hightlights of the months July to September.
With a design perfected through an immaculate sense of style, highly exclusive appointments and cutting-edge technology, the extensively updated Mercedes-Benz CL-Class underscores its claim to supremacy as the summit of automotive refinement.
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The Night View Assist Plus with new spotlight function is a complex combination of a variety of technical functions. Infrared headlamps, night vision camera, multipurpose camera, spotlight headlamps, instrument cluster display and headlamp switch are all coordinated by several control units using complex
This is how the innovative safety feature works in detail: the spotlight function [...]« Previous