The Mercedes-Benz E-Class will combine automotive intelligence with excitement when it arrives in showrooms this summer.
The latest generation of Mercedes-Benz’s best-selling model comes with the latest driving assistance systems, reacting if the driver does not.
The steering wheel knows if the driver is not holding the wheel through sensors in the rim, providing warnings before activating Emergency Brake Assist if the driver remains inactive.
The E-Class comes with Active Brake Assist as standard, autonomously braking to prevent a collision or mitigate its severity.
It is also able to brake for stationary vehicles and crossing pedestrians at city speeds.
As part of the Driving Assistance Package, it can be used when turning off across the oncoming lane.
Optional Intelligent Drive functions include Active Speed Limit Assist, which respond to changes in the speed limit.
Active Distance Assist Distronic can respond to data from live traffic information, reducing speed if a tailback is detected.
Active Stop-and-Go Assist can keep in lane and maintain safe distances in highway tailbacks at speeds up to 60km/h.
On multi-lane roads, Active Steering Assist supports the driver with the emergency corridor function, which causes the vehicle to stay off-center in the lane.
Active Blind Spot Assist can warn occupants of passing road users including cyclists when opening doors and is available up to three minutes after the ignition has been switched off.
Active Parking Assist with Parktronic and a 360° camera makes it possible to enter and leave parking spaces automatically.
The system helps search for and select a parking space, as well as enter and leave parallel and end-on parking spaces or garages.
When leaving a parking space, the system can warn of traffic crossing behind the vehicle and apply the brakes in case of doubt.