- Brake Assist PLUS with radar sensors
- PRE-SAFE Occupant Protection Service
- Infrared Night View Assist
- Distronic Plus
- Standard AIRMATIC air suspension
- Improved Active Body Control system
A dozen new features were recognized by the readership. An official listing of the S-Class' features can be found here.
NOTE: Information on a hybrid version, which was not mentioned in the original article, can be found here.
[Source: The Auto Spectator}