Infotainment: Intelligently networked

Apr 4, 2016
Stuttgart

An extensive package of free Standard Services and Remote Online Services is available for the SLC under the heading of "Mercedes me connect". Standard Services include automatic emergency call (eCall), Accident Recovery and also breakdown assistance and after-sales service. At the same time the infotainment systems COMAND Online and Audio 20 have been upgraded. With the Smartphone Integration package, compatible smartphones can be integrated into the vehicle via Apple® CarPlay®.

As a control and display system for navigation, phone, audio, video and internet, the COMAND Online infotainment system offers a range of new and extended features:

  • 7-inch (17.8 cm) high-resolution media display

  • Fast, dynamic hard disc navigation with realistic topographical map views and three years of free navigation updates

  • Internet access from the stationary vehicle and unrestricted use of Mercedes-Benz Apps when on the move too (in conjunction with an appropriate mobile phone)

  • DVD player

  • Internet radio

  • Bluetooth® interface with hands-free function, read function for text messages and audio streaming for music

  • LINGUATRONIC voice-operated control system for audio, phone, navigation, music search and Mercedes-Benz Apps

  • Two USB ports in centre armrest and one SD card slot in COMAND head unit

  • Integral Media Interface connection for iPod® or iPhone®

  • Transfer of addresses from mobile phone to Infotainment system

  • Cover Art: album covers displayed in audio menu

  • Mercedes-Benz emergency call

  • Mercedes me connect Standard Services (Accident Recovery, Breakdown Management, Maintenance Management and Telediagnostics), Remote Retrieval of Vehicle Status via Remote Online

    The Audio 20 CD entertainment system has also been upgraded. It now features a larger 7-inch (17.8 cm) display and can be combined with the Garmin® MAP PILOT navigation system; the navigation data here is input using an SD card. Optimised route guidance is also available via Live Traffic Information.

    The new SLC is intelligently networked and "always on". This is ensured by the standard-fit communications module (on-board SIM card) which enables the use of Mercedes me connect services. The available Standard Services currently include Accident Recovery, Breakdown Management and Maintenance Management, as well as Telediagnostics, for example. Also available as standard is the Mercedes‑Benz emergency call system.

    If the Remote Online option is specified, navigation destinations, for example, can be sent to the vehicle from a computer or smartphone. Further remote and tracking services include Geofencing, Vehicle Tracker, Parked Vehicle Locator, Remote Door Locking and Unlocking, and Remote Retrieval of Vehicle Status.

    With the Smartphone Integration package, compatible smartphones can be integrated into the vehicle via Apple® CarPlay® and used via voice-operated control for example. In addition, the other vehicle controls can also be used. Safe and comfortable use on the road is always ensured.

Mercedes-Benz SLC; AMG DYNAMIC SELECT allows selection of 5 different drive modes. Confirmation of the selection made by the driver appears in the multimedia system.
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Mercedes-Benz SLC; AMG DYNAMIC SELECT allows selection of 5 different drive modes. Confirmation of the selection made by the driver appears in the multimedia system.
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