Mercedes-Benz today launched the 2021 Mercedes me connect, the latest version of its Mercedes me connect (Mmc) technology integrated with home automation and voice assistance. This technology has been introduced in an updated version of its flagship, the S-Class ‘Maestro Edition’ alongwith other feature enhancements.
The S-Class ‘Maestro Edition’ is connected to the world of Mercedes me connect technology. With the “Mercedes me” app on the phone, the customers can track the location of the vehicle, remotely lock or unlock, open windows sunroof, track their vehicle’s location, set speed alerts for other users and enjoy plethora of other connect services. The integrated e-Call/SOS button ensures emergency services 24×7 across India through dedicated emergency call services. In addition, the in-car “Me” call button ensures seamless connection to the customer assistance center for feature queries, breakdown and on-road assistance.
The S-Class Maestro Edition offers 3 distinct new features -Alexa home integration with Mercedes me connect, Google home Mercedes me connect and Parking Solution POIs in navigation system.
The ‘Maestro Edition’ offers 2-section glass module with switchable transparency. Front and rear segments can be set to light or dark independently of each other through switch available on the overhead panel. With the front seats memory package, the driver and front passenger seats can be electrically adjusted and stored in 3 positions, along with positions for steering column and exterior mirrors. This also allows front passenger seat adjustment from the driver’s side for additional convenience. The company has also introduced an option of Nut brown leather interiors with diamond white bright exterior paint.
The updated Maestro Edition also has features of MULTIBEAM LED headlamps with ULTRA RANGE high beam, Burmester surround sound system with 13 speakers, Rear Seat Comfort package with reclining seats and massage function, Wireless charging system in the front and rear, Rear Seat Entertainment System, Sun Protection package and Smartphone integration package with Apple Car Play and Google Android Auto.
The OM 656 engine used in the S-Class ‘Maestro Edition’ is the most powerful passenger car diesel engine offered by Mercedes-Benz and its inline-six cylinder motor delivers an output of 210 kW (286 hp) and top speed of 250km per hour.
The new S-Class ‘Maestro Edition’ comes with best in class safety technology radar-based driving assistance system which reduces the risk of accidents and enhance the protection of occupants as well as other road users, and can take the strain off the driver within the respective system limits. It controls the distance to vehicles in front up to a speed of 210 km/h and if necessary brakes the vehicle with up to 50 per cent of the maximum braking power. At speeds up to 210 km/h, Active Steering Assist helps the driver keep the vehicle in the centre of its lane on straight stretches of road or slight bends. The emergency braking function can help to avoid or lessen the consequences of accidents with vehicles in front and pedestrians. It can also warn the driver of vehicles in the blind spot during a lane change.