Mercedes-Benz 2021 S-Class jumps on the giant touchscreen bandwagon

Mercedes-Benz 2021 S-Class jumps on the giant touchscreen bandwagon

Mercedes-Benz despatched out a teaser picture and video Monday of its upcoming 2021 S-Class that hints at a sleeker inside that forgoes the bevy of bodily knobs and toggles present in earlier fashions in favor of a digital-centric design.

The teasers illustrate a motion within the automotive trade popularized by Tesla to include massive touchscreens in new fashions.

Little is thought about Mercedes’ next-generation MBUX infotainment system, which can debut within the 2021 S-Class. It seems, primarily based on Mercedes’ teaser picture and newest video in addition to leaked images that a big portrait-style touchscreen would be the centerpiece of the brand new MBUX system. Mercedes didn’t reveal the scale of the display or what features will probably be integrated into it. However, it seems that the local weather management features are headed to the central touchscreen.

Image Credits: Screenshot/Mercedes

More details about the system and the S-Class is coming in simply a few days. Mercedes-Benz will unveil the next-gen MBUX system at 5:30 a.m. EDT July eight as a part of a collection of digital reveals that can give snippets of data on the 2021 S-Class. The different movies are set for July 29 and August 12. The world premiere of the S-Class is predicted to be held in September.

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The first-generation Mercedes-Benz User Experience or MBUX system was unveiled in January 2018 on the CES tech commerce present and debuted within the automaker’s A Class hatchback. That was a departure for Mercedes, which has traditionally reserved its greatest tech for its highest-class fashions — the S-Class being the primary car to usually get the newest and biggest tech. Mercedes seems to be returning to that technique with the brand new model of MBUX heading to the 2021 S-Class.

Mercedes S-Class interior screen

Image Credits: Screenshot/Mercedes

The next-gen MBUX will possible proceed its emphasis on voice, if the video with Daimler board member Markus Schäfer is any indication. The 2021 Mercedes S-Class may also have a head-up show, based on the video.


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