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2021 Mercedes S-Class could come with Level 3 Autonomous Tech

According to a media report, the next-gen Mercedes-Benz S-Class could be the first production car to get Level 3 autonomous driving technology.

The report suggests that the system is still under test and will have to go through homologation. It could allow drivers to take their eyes off the road while driving and only intervene when asked to by the car’s computer. It is said that Tesla's Autopilot system is classified as a Level 2 system but the company claims that it is capable of Level 5 autonomy. The Audi A8 is also said to come with Level 3 autonomy, but the feature has not been activated.

The next-gen S-Class is likely to come with petrol and diesel powertrains with hybrid options. An all-electric variant could also be launched. On the outside, the car could get headlights and taillights similar to that of the CLS. On the inside, it will get a Tesla-esque, portrait-style touchscreen system and a digital instrument panel.

Source: Carscoops

 
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