Unformatted text preview: airbags. Mercedes' Pre-Safe system is also standard; it senses an impending collision and tightens the seatbelts and applies additional braking force. Also included are Mercedes' TeleAid assistance and its COMAND system, which incorporates a video screen and console-mounted "joystick" knob to control audio, navigation, phone, and other functions; it also accepts voice commands. Available features include ventilated and massaging front seats, heated/ventilated rear seat, and keyless access and starting. Also offered is rear obstacle detection with rearview camera. Mercedes' optional Distronic Plus adaptive cruise control now operates in stop-and-go traffic as well as at higher speed. Newly optional is Mercedes' infrared Night View Assist, which projects onto an instrument-panel screen a black-and-white image of objects beyond headlight range....
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- Fall '06
- Mercedes, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, 510-hp turbocharged V12, 7-speed automatic transmission, rear obstacle detection