Santa Claus left unprecedented gifts in 1980. Those who chose a new S-Class for sale can look back this year, as Mercedes-Benz celebrates forty years of the airbag. “The best or nothing” has been their modus operandi for over a century. As such, they knew an airbag couldn’t do it all. In order to make sure the driver was in the correct spot, they also introduced seatbelt pre-tensioners were also onboard.
Since those innovations launched on the 126 chassis, Mercedes-Benz engineers have kept safety their top priority. The 2021 S-Class is arriving with the most innovative safety gear on the market, including the first frontal bags for rear passengers. So click the button below and stay with us for all your Mercedes-Benz news.
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