The many stowage options in the passenger compartment help you stay organised and on top of things. The stowage boxes under the front seats and the luggage nets for the rear footwells make sure of this.
With the Cabriolet Comfort package open-top driving becomes an absolute joy. Innovative technology provides even more driving enjoyment and an extended cabrio season. The package comprises two components.
AIRCAP consists of an air deflector module in front with electric operation in the roof frame and a draught-stop between the rear head restraints. By channelling the airflow over the vehicle when driving with the top down, the system developed by Mercedes-Benz considerably reduces both draughts and turbulence for passengers. This increases the ride comfort at the push of a button, particularly in the rear, and a reduced noise level facilitates communication.
The Anti-Theft Protection package combines various items of equipment which help to protect the vehicle from break-ins, theft and unauthorised towing. It includes the EDW alarm system with tow-away protection and the interior monitoring system. An alarm sounds in case of theft or unauthorised entry into the vehicle as soon as the system is activated via the remote during locking.
Only with authorisation: The system triggers an alarm if an unauthorised person opens one of the vehicle doors, tailgate or bonnet. The alarm also sounds if the ignition lock is shorted/removed or the foot brake applied.
The best possible safety when driving in city centres, on country roads and on the motorway: the different assistance and safety systems are quite unique in this combination and quality. Insurance companies recognise the active contribution made to general road safety by offering discounts on premiums.
This package gives the driver support in driving safely, braking, parking and manoeuvring. The driver and vehicle occupants feel particularly safe and comfortable as a result. All courtesy of proximity control, lane holding assistance, blind spot warning and braking path optimisation functions.
DISTRONIC PLUS adaptive cruise control helps the driver to keep a preset distance from the vehicle in front or to maintain a selected desired speed. The new Steering Assist sub-function also takes the road markings into account, helping the driver to stay in lane.
Active Blind Spot Assist uses radar and monitors the blind spot areas to the left, right and rear of the vehicle. If a vehicle is detected within the monitored range, a warning symbol is displayed in the driver's exterior mirror. Should the driver overlook the warning and start to change lanes, the system can intervene actively with the help of ESP®.
The BAS PLUS predictive brake assist system helps the driver in a linear flow of traffic with vehicles or stationary obstacles ahead in the event of impending rear-end collisions by supplying the required braking force if the driver initiates emergency braking. With Cross-Traffic Assist, objects and/or pedestrians crossing ahead are also taken account of.
The PRE-SAFE® brake can help prevent rear-end collisions. The system issues a warning to alert the driver if it detects the immediate risk of a rear-end collision. Should the driver fail to react to an additional haptic signal, PRE-SAFE® Brake will if necessary trigger an autonomous emergency stop.For the first time, this also takes into account any pedestrians recognised.
The PRE-SAFE® PLUS function enhances the vehicle's anticipatory occupant protection in the event of an imminent rear impact. To do this, the area behind the vehicle is continually monitored by multi-mode radar sensors, and a calculation made as to whether the vehicle behind poses a collision threat. On the basis of this information, various measures are introduced in stages which can ideally prevent an imminent collision or reduce potential injuries for the vehicle occupants.
The radar-based collision warning system COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST can increase driver safety and ride comfort. The driver can be warned by the dynamic collision warning feature if the distance from the vehicles in front or stationary obstacles is too short.The adaptive Brake Assist system can help the driver to brake the vehicle if danger is detected.
Sporty driving can actually get even sportier. With the new Dynamic Handling package you'll have more fun at the wheel – and with just the touch of a button. That's because you decide which suspension and transmission set-ups should be used.
In SPORT mode ("S") the system adjusts the firmness of the damping and even sharpens the accelerator response and the transmission gearshift points so that you feel the response from the engine more acutely. Comfort mode ("C")provides the feeling of a particularly smooth and comfortable ride.
The Interior Light package provides a pleasant ambience during night-time driving and helps orientation within the vehicle interior when it is dark.It also contributes towards perceptual safety by making it easier to locate control elements without symbol lights and by facilitating safe entry into and exit from the vehicle at night.
The Interior Light package comprises interior lights which switch on automatically when the vehicle is unlocked, reading lights for driver and front passenger, and ambient lighting for the centre armrest, front footwells and door handles.
The Memory Package makes frequent switches between drivers much more convenient. It stores individual driver and front-passenger seat settings for up to three people. The driver simply chooses a setting at the push of a button and the seats (including both electrically adjustable four-way lumbar supports), steering column and exterior mirrors are automatically restored to the previously stored positions. The PRE-SAFE® positioning function can also move the front-passenger seat into a more "favourable" crash position in critical situations.
The Parking package helps the driver in tight parking and manoeuvring situations and comes with an innovation: A 360-degree camera system displays the vehicle's surroundings from a bird's-eye perspective on the screen of the COMAND Online multimedia system. Monitoring all four sides of the vehicle makes it easier to judge all manoeuvring situations. It can warn drivers visually and audibly of obstacles in front of and behind the vehicle, helping to prevent damage when manoeuvring.
Active Parking Assist Active Parking Assist uses six ultrasonic sensors in the front bumper and six in the rear bumper to identify suitable parking spaces when the vehicle is travelling at speeds between 0 and 35 km/h. The automatic parking space search function is indicated by a "P" symbol in the instrument cluster. If Active Parking Assist has found a parking space, an arrow appears next to the "P". By default, Active Parking Assist searches for parking spaces on the right-hand side of the road. If the indicator on the driver's side is active, parking spaces on the left-hand side are also detected The driver starts the parking manoeuvring process by stopping ahead of the indicated parking space, selecting reverse and confirming the prompt which appears in the instrument cluster. Active Parking Assist steers up to a speed of 10 km/h. The driver only operates the accelerator and the brake pedal. The parking manoeuvre is completed in a maximum of 5 moves. The final parking move is indicated by the message "Parking Assist complete" in the display. This message is accompanied by an acoustic signal.< For the first time the E-Class furthermore offers the functions automatic parking and leaving a parking space with active steering and brake intervention as well as an additional lateral protection against obstacles located to the sides.
PARKTRONIC: The system gives visible and audible signals to warn of obstacles it detects in front of the vehicle and behind. It is active up to a speed of about 18 km/h.
The automatic dimming function for the interior/exterior mirrors on the driver’s side help to enhance safety and comfort. The exterior mirrors can be completely folded in/out electrically from the comfort of the operating panel.
Give your vehicle an even sportier appearance – with the optional Exterior Sports package. The lowered body, callipers on the front axle with Mercedes-Benz lettering and 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels lend your E-Class an exceptionally agile exterior appearance.
The equipment of the Exterior Sports package at a glance:
The Lane Tracking package makes a decisive contribution to road safety: the Lane Keeping Assist function can detect the unintentional crossing of lane markings and warns the driver, while the Blind Spot Assist system monitors the critical sectors to the right and left of the vehicle.
 Standard equipment with the E 500.