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. The company introduced this latest Mmc in an updated version of its flagship product, the S-Class ‘Maestro Edition’ which features a host of enrichments that reinforces its status as the benchmark among all luxury saloons. The feature enhancements in the vehicle primarily combines technology and luxury enrichments that promises further differentiate the S-Class in its segment.
“Mercedes me connect has been a distinct differentiator in the luxury car segment since its inception and we are excited with the overwhelming response for our connected car technology. We believe, in an increasingly connected world, the car will become integral to a customer’s life and we are glad to make steady progress towards that direction with our Mmc strategy. At Mercedes-Benz India one of our key priorities is to introduce the latest enhancements in our connected car technology, along with the introduction of latest products. Today, we are glad to strengthen our competitive edge in the connected car technology domain by launching 3 new exclusive features with the Mmc, which are deployed OTA free of cost to all Mercedes me connect customers in India. With this we ensure that our customers and their Mercedes-Benz vehicles are always updated.” Martin Schwenk commented. “The S-Class is our flagship model and it remains the benchmark in its segment. With the introduction of the new ‘Maestro Edition’, we further enrich the S-Class with additional luxury features and the latest connected car technology. We are confident the ‘Maestro Edition’ will continue the S-Class’ unmatched popularity among its discerning patrons, reaffirming the flagship’s segment leadership position.” Mr. Schwenk elaborated.
The OM 656 engine used in the S-Class ‘Maestro Edition’ is the most powerful passenger car diesel engine offered by Mercedes-Benz India; the inline-six cylinder motor delivers an output of 210 kW (286 hp). It also comes in a new interior option ” Nut Brown ” and High-gloss brown eucalyptus wood trim with Diamond white bright exterior paint .
The 2021 Mercedes me connect on S-Class ‘Maestro Edition’ offers 3 distinct new features:
1. Alexa home integration with Mercedes me connect
2. Google home Mercedes me connect
3. Parking Solution POIs in navigation system
Magic sky control with panoramic sunroof: 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. An excellent blend of technology and luxury, exclusive for the S-Class connoisseurs.
Radar based Driving Assistance Features
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.
Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC:
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.
Active Steering Assist:
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.
Blind Spot Assist:
It can warn the driver of vehicles in the blind spot during a lane change.
Other existing key highlights of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class ‘Maestro Edition’:
MULTIBEAM LED headlamps with ULTRA RANGE high beam | Burmester surround sound system with 13 speakers | Chauffeur package with memory-function | Electricallyadjustable rear seats including memory function | 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 | Smartphone integration package with Apple Car Play and Google Android Auto.