2013 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class by Mercedes-Benz USA

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reveal brilliant lighting bixenon headlamps create light that s more like natural daylight than halogen lamps they also feature active curve illumination and adaptive highbeam assist these two advanced systems continuously vary the headlamps angle and beam pattern to maximize the lighting of corners and straightaways without causing glare for other drivers they also include corner-illuminating front lamps to help brighten your path into driveways as well as headlamp washers led daytime running lamps taillamps and brake lamps help assert your presence to other drivers attention assist by continually monitoring a variety of driving behaviors this mercedes-benz innovation can audibly and visually alert the driver if it detects signs of drowsiness on long trips more than 70 variables are measured to establish a pattern in the first minutes of each drive and determine the warning thresholds accordingly.5 night view assist® plus with pedestrian detection as you drive in darkness this remarkable option6 can project infrared beams that are invisible to the human eye and read them with a special camera the system displays a clearer supplemental real-time view of the road ahead on an 8 in-dash screen that s directly in front of the driver it can also help identify point out and illuminate pedestrians along a dark roadway.7 rear view camera when backing up this standard feature shows a live view of the area behind your car on the large central in-dash screen.8 prepare body structure even without conventional full bpillars the cl class body achieves exceptional rigidity extensive use of ultra-high and high strength steel in critical areas helps it manage both weight and impact forces pre-safe a mercedes -benz first pre-safe can detect instability during certain vehicle maneuvers that suggest a collision or rollover is imminent it can then adjust the front passenger seat close the front windows and close the sunroof all in an effort to better prepare the occupants in the moments leading up to a possible collision.9 adaptive braking along with the electronic stability program esp and emergency-sensing brake assist that the cl class pioneered its 4wheel ventilated disc brakes include perforated front rotors powerful 4 -piston front calipers are standard on the cl550 4matic and cl600 while the amg models feature an innovative setup with two calipers for each front brake in addition an integrated system of braking advances helps to make driving more reassuring and relaxing in a variety of situations if the driver lifts off the accelerator quickly predictive brake priming sets the pads closer to the discs for quicker response when the driver steps on the brake pedal in the rain automatic brake drying periodically applies the brakes just enough to sweep away water buildup on the discs during uphill starts hill start assist helps prevent unwanted rollback and a hold feature can help make driving in stop -and -go traffic less stressful.10 react distronic plus another cl class innovation that takes cruise control to a new level of convenience this option6 adapts your set speed in response to the flow of traffic ahead automatically slowing until your path is clear again if the vehicle ahead slows to a stop distronic plus® can also brake to a full halt then resume automatically when traffic starts going.11 pre-safe brake even if you re not using the cruise control distronic plus can help detect an impending collision with a vehicle ahead its presafe brake system can alert the driver and automatically apply up to 100 braking force to help reduce the severity of an impact.11 nine air bags three decades ago the cl class was the first production coupe equipped with standard front air bags today a system of nine air bags offers 11-way protection with dual-stage front air bags front and rear side impact air bags and side curtain air bags for all four seats.12 in a rear impact neckpro® active front head restraints help to reduce whiplash active blind spot and lane keeping assists a pair of advanced optional systems6 can alert you to some unseen vehicles in the adjacent lane,13 and can warn you of unintended drifting across visible lane markings.5 both systems also incorporate advanced active technology that can help guide the car back into its own lane should the driver disregard the alerts.