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TBT: Mercedes Launches Guard Special-Protection Model

has released details of their new Guard, a model designed to the most stringent standards of safety

by Chris Danielson | 20 2014

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For throwback Thursday, we went way to October 2006 for a look at the Guard.  My how times have

To the elite few of you looking for protection only a well-armored vehicle can you’re in luck, Mercedes has released details of their new Guard, a model designed to even the most stringent of personal safety (and did I it’s the same car driven by in Stephanie Myer’s Breaking book from the Twilight

Boasting a Euro standard level of B6/B7, the S600 is capable of withstanding up to military-grade projectiles. As if that wasn’t Mercedes engineers then the S600 Guard a step surpassing requirements not specified in any by adding additional protection explosives and hand grenades.

Of what fun is owning an armored when it looks and drives a tank, so the final step to the S600 Guard was to make it and drive like… well… an Despite its new protective cage, chassis, bulletproof glass, gas tank and all of its other numerous measures, the S600 is virtually from the standard S600 In other words, it’s one automobile.

To learn more, scrolling for more photos the S600 Guard in action, by the comprehensive press release all of the Guard’s many features.

with factory-integrated special Safety of the very highest

Stuttgart,

Launched in October 2006, the new S 600 based on the S-Class with wheelbase (3165 mm) is the flagship in the Mercedes-Benz Guard range. An of 380 kW/517 hp and a peak torque of 830 Nm powerful, effortlessly superior so the extra weight of around kg is scarcely noticeable in everyday as well as allowing the vehicle to from dangerous situations quickly should the need

The interior space concept, offers all four passengers luxury, the outstanding ride and the effortlessly superior handling – all of the standard-production version of the new S-Class – virtually unaffected. Generously chassis components and brakes the Mercedes-Benz S-Guard Saloon qualities that are almost on a par those of the series-production model and the driver with an optimal feel at all times. Plus the has been designed so as not to impair the level of comfort that cars are renowned for.

protective cage

Thanks to its protective components made of special steels and bulletproof which form a protective all the way around the passenger cell, the new Mercedes-Benz Guard model a unique level of protection attacks and threats posed by crime. The armour resists small-arms projectiles and therefore the requirements of the Euro standard for levels B6/B7. Furthermore, attacked with explosives or grenades, the S 600 Guard meets requirements that are not even by any standard, as tested and certified by and independent organisations.

Chassis to take the extra strain

The engineers completely redesigned the to cope with the extra of the protective elements, focussing on the areas:

Reinforcement of the links between the components and the bodyshell

Specifically modification of the chassis components

An additional steel spring on the axle to support the air suspension

twin-calliper front brake for outstanding deceleration whenever

Run-flat wheels developed by (PAX), featuring an inner ring on a special wheel rim and outstanding run-flat properties when the tyres are completely

Even the electronic control such as ESP® have completely redesigned by the chassis and adapted in line with the requirements and extra weight. is especially important in terms of the S-Guard driver effective in emergency situations. In addition, the S 600 is fitted with the full of airbags and a fully-fledged version of the PRE-SAFE® anticipatory occupant system.

Fully equipped for

The special-protection equipment package for the new S 600 also incorporates the following (selected examples):

An emergency system (optional) which counteracts dangerous gaseous Sensors detect smoke or gas, whereupon the air-conditioning automatically blocks the supply of air from outside. In addition, air from an on-board compressed-air creates a slight overpressure in the so that even the finest of and substances have immense penetrating the passenger compartment. The can also activate the emergency system manually as a precaution

A system with twelve and two cylinders of extinguishing agent. either by heat sensors or

A pneumatic emergency control for the power windows, which independently of the on-board electronics

An boot opening facility allows occupants to free from the boot of the car by means of a located on the inside of the boot lid

A special-protection fuel tank reseals itself if perforated by

An optional Panic Alarm which can be activated from in the vehicle. It locks the doors to a protected zone and alerts the world by means of visual and alarm signals. It also communication with the outside via an intercom

A rear camera monitors the area behind the

A heated front windscreen and front windows, and this the use of special glass

An infinitely doorhold system for all four

Rear doors that are shut automatically over the few millimetres

Electric roller in the rear replace the previously curtains so as to be less conspicuous driving in traffic

All the innovations of the new

Mercedes-Benz S 600

Naturally, the Mercedes-Benz S 600 Guard is with the same technical that make the flagship S-Class the number-one trailblazer in car development and the world’s best-selling saloon. These include new developments such as Brake PLUS and the new PRE-SAFE® brake in with DISTRONIC PLUS, with radar sensors, view assist and the enhanced anticipatory occupant protection

The Brake Assist PLUS PLUS) radar sensors other vehicles in front of the If the S-Guard gets too close to the ahead or approaches it too quickly, the warns the driver. If there is a of a collision, it instantaneously calculates the braking power required and this available immediately as as the driver starts braking, if the brake pedal is not pressed enough. The unique PRE-SAFE® – a world first – supplements Assist PLUS (BAS and goes one step further by braking the car automatically with 40 percent of the maximum braking if there is a serious accident This substantially reduces the of head-to-tail collisions and the risk of injuries.

Mercedes-Benz combines Brake PLUS and the PRE-SAFE® brake the equally unique PRE-SAFE® protection system which even more safety in the new S-Class. PRE-SAFE® identifies which might turn accidents: if the deceleration rate a set level or if there is a risk of the system tensions the front belts as a precaution and inflates air in the multicontour seats to provide and hold the driver, front and rear passengers firmly in

New assistance system for stop-and-go

Brake Assist PLUS can be in conjunction with another system in the shape of DISTRONIC control. In stop-and-go traffic, radar-based system maintains the distance between the car and the vehicle in automatically decelerates the Saloon at a of up to four m/s2 – to a complete if necessary – and then accelerates the car up to the speed programmed in by the driver.

Assist PLUS, the PRE-SAFE® and DISTRONIC PLUS are also by a new radar-based Parking Assist which warns of an impending in plenty of time when the car is


Infrared headlamps for enhanced in the dark

The new Mercedes-Benz night assist system further to reduce the risk of accidents in the The system is based on infrared which is invisible to the human eye and does not dazzle oncoming Two infrared headlamps illuminate the ahead and extend the driver’s of vision considerably when beam is switched on. An infrared on the inside of the windscreen records the image of the road and projects it the instrument cluster display.

Control concept with controller and hotkeys

The control has been further enhanced. Key include special hotkey-type which provide fast to frequently used functions. on his or her preferences, the driver can operate the TV receiver, CD/DVD changer, car and navigation system using switches, via buttons on the multifunctional wheel or with the help of the COMAND system.

The Cockpit and Data System — for short – features a new design and now even more options. The operating unit is the new COMAND on the transmission tunnel, which can be to select the main menus and as well as activate the functions. The keypad is concealed beneath the lid.

The large, swivelling colour display is positioned at the height as the instrument cluster and is even better placed the driver’s and front passenger’s of vision. COMAND includes a car a CD/DVD player and a slot for PC cards (PCMCIA cards) as As an option, Mercedes-Benz can equip with a hard-disc-based navigation which enables even route calculation than

Enhanced multicontour seats and a back massage

Mercedes can tailor the newly developed for the S-Class to their individual needs. Twelve-way power-adjustable seats with lumbar are specified as standard, whilst extras include heated and ventilated luxury seats, seats (front and rear) or multicontour seats (front).

options for even the most customer requests

Each S 600 Guard displays its own unique of styling thanks to an extensive of appointments similar to that for the standard-production S-Class, including a of paint finishes, leather and wood trims. There is the one constraint: none of the appointments are to impair the level of occupant The designo range is also to give the S 600 Guard an even personal touch. Plus the can be fully tailored to the most of requirements, enabling the creation of a and comfortable environment in which the can work on the move or simply sit and enjoy the ride.

Uncomplicated service and comprehensive

It goes without saying all Mercedes-Benz Guard Saloons can be or repaired at any Mercedes-Benz service – a key component of our comprehensive, uncomplicated, service concept.

Service includes one-to-one assistance and for those looking to purchase a Guard vehicle. As well as buyers tailored advice and a explanation of the vehicle and its functions, we intensive chauffeur training so S-Guard drivers can get to know the inside out. Topics by these courses for the chauffeur include the right response faced with threats, in driving physics and active sessions in which drivers how to master control of the heavier car in situations.

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