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 inearlierfashions in favor of a digital-centric design. The teasers illustrate a motionwithin the automotive trade popularized by Tesla to includemassive touchscreens in new fashions.
Little is known about Mercedes’ next-generation MBUX infotainment system, which will debut within the 2021 S-Class. It seems, primarily based on Mercedes’ teaser image and newest video as well as leaked pictures that a large portrait-style touchscreen would be the centerpiece of the new MBUX system. Mercedes didn’t reveal the scale of the screen or what featuresshall beincorporated into it. Nevertheless, it seems that the climatecontrolfunctions are headed to the central touchscreen.
Moredetails about the system and the S-Class is coming in simplya few days. Mercedes-Benz will unveil the next-gen MBUX system at 5:30 a.m. EDT July 8 as a part of a collection of digital reveals that will give snippets of information on the 2021 S-Class. The oppositevideos are set for July 29 and August 12. The world premiere of the S-Class is expected to be held in September.
The first-generation Mercedes-Benz ConsumerExperience or MBUX system was unveiled in January 2018 at the CES tech commercepresent 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 firstcar to usually get the newest and biggest tech. Mercedes seems to be returning to that strategy with the brand newmodel of MBUX heading to the 2021 S-Class.
The next-gen MBUX will possiblecontinue its emphasis on voice, if the video with Daimler board member Markus Schäfer is any indication. The 2021 Mercedes S-Class will also have a head-up display, according to the video.