Navigation Modification for Mercedes Benz

July 20, 2012 at 17:12

Mercedes-Benz has introduced a totally new product for the European market – the control system COMAND APS with fully customizable interface. Since May 2007 (in the Mercedes-Benz May production) COMAND APS was included as a navigation system in the cars with an initial coverage of all areas of Europe. The first version of the navigation system was installed on the cars of the S-Class and CL-Class.

Photo of Mercedes Navigation System

Photo of Mercedes Navigation System

The system got modified recently by the Mercedes auto concern, so that to fit to the changing technological environment. The data for the navigation system now are stored on special DVD. High-resolution map is displayed on a color display, which is located on the dashboard. In addition, the control system COMAND APS now includes a music server with 4 GB of memory, DVD-player for playback of video and audio discs, as well as voice control LINGUATRONIC. Voice Control makes it easy to search for radio stations or contacts from your address book. Mercedes-Benz partners in this project are the company TeleAtlas, Mitsubishi, and Harman/Becker.

Photo of Mercedes Navigation System pad

Photo of Mercedes Navigation System pad

The prices are a bit high currently, but the system is worth it. The cost of the control system COMAND APS car C-Class is 2 000 euros for the S-and CL-Class – 1500 Euros.

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