Over 100 top quality and practical products are among the Genuine Accessories on offer from Mercedes-Benz for the new CLS Shooting Brake. Advanced telematics systems, comfortable transport solutions and chic light-alloy wheels are particularly in focus.
The Drive Kit Plus for the iPhone (690 euros), together with the Digital DriveStyle app specially-developed by Daimler, makes it possible to seamlessly integrate an iPhone in the CLS Shooting Brake. Among the highlights is the advanced navigation solution from Garmin with internet-based real-time traffic information, online POI search including Street View™ and 3D map view.
Further functions include: Facebook, Twitter, internet radio, AUPEO!™ Personal Radio and the real-time location-sharing system Glympse. Glympse allows you to share your current position in a targeted manner with selected people. The Drive Kit Plus for the iPhone is available from the first quarter of 2013.
With the iPad Rear Integration Plusdocking station (329 euros), integration of Apple’s iPad, iPad 2 and iPad 3 into the rear of the vehicle is both ergonomic and crash-safe. What’s more, owners won’t have to renounce any of its functionality. All connections, such as for the headphones, are still accessible. The holder can be tilted and also rotated through 90°. Via an integrated USB interface, one can even use the charging cable to recharge
the battery of the iPad.
As an alternative, a portable iPad Rear Integration kit is also available for 229 euros. This bracket is also suitable for iPad, iPad 2 or iPad 3 and is simply attached to the struts of the head restraints, thus it is also easy to remove at any time.
First-class entertainment in the second row of seats is also provided by the Rear Seat Entertainment System (684 euros), which includes two 17.8 cm screens with integrated DVD player, USB and SD-card interfaces,
as well as infrared headphones and remote control.
The Becker MAP PILOT (654.50 euros) offers a favourably priced navigation solution for retrofitting to Audio 20 CD. Advantages include: integrated operation via the central controller, output of spoken instructions via the vehicle loudspeakers, display on the screen of Audio 20, well-hidden location in the glove compartment, as well as the ability to update or expand the system via an internet portal.
A number of multimedia functions are also combined in the new Mercedes-Benz Telephone module with Bluetooth® (SAP). The Telephone module with integrated UMTS module and direct connection to the vehicle antenna ensures rapid, stable and safe connection of COMAND Online to the internet. It is then possible to simultaneously use Mercedes-Benz Apps whilst also making a phone call. Text messages can also be read out to the driver.