New angle on MercedesBenz’ SClass Coupe SAE International

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Mercedes-Benz F 400 Carving

New angle on Mercedes-Benz’ S-Class

The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe’s includes an Active Curve Function to improve handling and lateral acceleration’s effect on

Novel headlamp option for the Coupe provides each 47 Swarovski crystals.

Among the plethora of technologies encased the new 4.7-L bi-turbo Mercedes-Benz Coupe (replacing the CL) at the 2014 Motor Show, one stood out as very special. Called Curve Tilting Function it is arguably the automotive equivalent of a “kneedown” motorcyclist leaning a into a bend.

Its tilt action, orchestrated by the Magic Body Control system, was presaged in 2001 by F400 Carving concept, driven by this Automotive editor to experience wheels on the of a corner tilting steeply to stability and reduce risk of mind-focusing experience.

Prof. Dr. Weber, Daimler Board responsible for corporate research and development, said of the system: S-Class Coupe leans bends (between 30 km/h and 180 much like a motorcyclist. reduces lateral acceleration on the occupants. It demonstrates the possibilities of Intelligent Drive.” ), but a transversal acceleration sensor and required lean via adjusting the within hydraulic struts as of the suspension system. The effect according to the radius of the curve and of the car, up to a maximum 2.5 degree. The wheels tilted through 20 but such an extreme was deemed and unsuitable, not to mention very to accommodate within the wheel of the S-Class Coupe—and alarming for road users!

ACTF, claimed as a “world for series production cars, is within three drive available via the car’s Active Control.

The new S-Class Coupe also technologies from its sedan with a headup display providing speed, speed navigation, and driving assistance a touch-pad for the driver.

As an option, introduces what it calls headlamps,” each with 47 crystals to provide a distinctive signature. They comprise 17 daytime running lights and 30 for the indicators. Full LED headlights are Part of each rear-light LED is in the rear fender and trunk

Mercedes-Benz F 400 Carving

A panoramic roof has a surface of 1.32 m² (14.2 ft²) Magic Sky Control to switch from light to dark.

With a more aggressive than many previous Mercedes coupes and using and convex surfacing, the new S-Class is mm (197.9 in) long and 1411 mm in) tall on a 2945-mm (115.9-in) 4Matic all-wheel drive is an

Interior details include repositioning to a lower than level to facilitate a dashboard a wrap-around top layer and a low “floating”

A touchpad is a distinctive part of the Mercedes explains that, as on a it allows all the head-unit functions to be using finger gestures. It allows use of letters, numbers, and characters to be entered in handwriting in any of the head-unit’s languages. Controls for the system are positioned in a semi-circle it.

The HUD incorporates a specular optics and full color display with 480 x 240 pixel resolution with high-power LEDs to a virtual image—about 21 x 7 cm (8.3 x 2.8 the driver’s field of view. It is to appear to float some 2 m ft) ahead and above the hood. brightness is adjusted automatically via a sensor.

The new S-Class Coupe’s (440-hp), 700-N·m (516-lb·ft) engine will be followed by choices that are likely to a V12.

Mercedes-Benz F 400 Carving
Mercedes-Benz F 400 Carving
Mercedes-Benz F 400 Carving
Mercedes-Benz F 400 Carving

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