ABS system 40 years old

ABS system 40 years old

From 22 to 25 August 1978, Mercedes-Benz and Bosch presented the anti-lock braking (ABS) system in Untertürkheim. A world first, this digital driver assistance system redefined the partnership between driver and car. ABS was available in the S-Class (model series 116)...
W116-450SE, European car of the year 1974

W116-450SE, European car of the year 1974

First place: Mercedes-Benz S-Class “450 SE” 115 points, 1972-1980, 41,604 built. The 450 SE, then the most powerful model in the W116 lineup, was awarded European Car of the Year in 1974. As the only Mercedes ever is the W116 450 SE elected car of the year...