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Air Suspension (SAS) Air Suspension (SAS)
219 HO SAS (ACB-ICC) 07-31-02
Std E500 (optional E320)
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SAS Advantages SAS Advantages
Improved driving safety and ride comfort due to:
- Suspension ride height adaptation to vehicle load
- Suspension dampening adaptation to road and driving style
- Lower center of gravity (speed dependent)
- Less aerodynamic drag (improved MPG)
- Less up force on the front axle (anti-squat at rear axle)
Driver control of:
- Vehicle level
- Vehicle raised function indicator lamps in switch
- Sport dampening function indicator lamps in switch
- Multi-function display of warning messages
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SAS Function SAS Function
Dual Control System
- Air suspension leveling
- Air suspension dampening
- Hydraulic dampening
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Front Air Spring / Strut Front Air Spring / Strut