The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is regarded as the benchmark in the luxury sedan segment and it usually debuts the next generation of technology which will trickle down to the rest of the range. While the full reveal of the S-Class is yet to happen, Mercedes-Benz showcased the all-new infotainment system.
Mercedes-Benz has revealed the next-generation of MBUX which will make an appearance in the all-new S-Class.
The features are impressive, with the German brand claiming things like being able to view presentations, host telephone conferences, watch online films and more. Before you worry about drivers being distracted, it's important to note the majority of S-Class customers make extensive use of the rear passenger entertainment and this is where they'll be found.
There will be up to 3 touchscreens and the 2nd-gen MBUX introduces an array of connectivity and digital options like a 3D driver display, more Hey Mercedes features as well new authentication methods. It's clear that Mercedes-Benz is determined to remove buttons and move the vast majority of functionality onto the touchscreen interface.
Mercedes-Benz is claiming you can now verify digital payments from inside the new vehicle. “Our overarching goal is to offer the utmost in comfort, personalization and convenience for our customers. A system that is more detailed, thoughtful and individual than ever before. So I would even call it My MBUX. Through even more ease-of-use, our customers gain extra time and added value. This goes beyond just displays and voice control. My MBUX now becomes the spinal cord, or even the central brain of the vehicle.” Sajjad Khan, Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG.
Watch the new MBUX in action