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Mercedes-Benz Roadside Assistance App

apple android mercedes app

I’m not sure this app could have helped anyone in Georgia yesterday…but it could come in handy in less dire circumstances!

Available for Apple and Android

Driving across town or across the country, Mercedes-Benz Roadside Assistance lets you travel with confidence and peace of mind. Designed exclusively for Mercedes-Benz owners, Mercedes-Benz Roadside Assistance offers 24-hour emergency roadside service.

The Mercedes-Benz Roadside Assistance app has been designed to make requesting assistance faster, more accurate, and convenient.

Functions:
• Request assistance for a mechanical issue, dead battery,  flat tire, out of  fuel, lock out, and more
• Use GPS, maps and satellite to pinpoint the vehicle location
• Retrieve confirmation service is on the way and the estimated time of arrival
• Dealer locator

Mercedes-Benz Apple Lighting Adaptor for your iPhone 5

Mercedes-Benz will be releasing a Media Interface Cable for iPhone® or iPod® models with the 8-PIN Lightning connector in January. Cables will be available from the parts department and can be switched with the original cable currently in installed in the vehicle on vehicles with option Code 508 (Media Interface).

Part Numbers:

A222 820 0300

  • 2014 S-Class

A033 827 1004

  • 2012-2014 SLK-Class

A033 827 0904

  • 2014 CLA-Class
  • 2012-2014 C-Class
  • 2010-2014 E-Class
  • 2012-2014 CLS-Class
  • 2013-2014 SL-Class
  • 2013-2014 GLK-Class
  • 2012-2014 M-Class
  • 2013-2014 GL-Class
  • 2013-2014 G-Class

MSRP should be $59. Contact you local parts department for availability.

Heated and Cooled Cupholders in the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class!

GL heated/cooled cup holders

The first of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Classes have arrived at the dealership. They are nearly identical to the 2013 models…but there are a couple of additions. The heated/cooled cupholders are part of the Premium 1 Package on the GL350/GL450 and standard on the GL550. I had seen this option few times in the past but never with the additional blue for cool and red for heat lighting scheme! It would look even more amazing at night with a clear container of liquid being cooled. Someone send me a picture…we can’t keep a GL on the lot long enough to take a picture at night!

GL heated/cooled cup holders

New Cargo Tray for 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

GL cargo tray

I have been using the 2011 M-Class cargo tray in the back of GL-Class vehicles with the third row seat folded flat. It turns out that Mercedes-Benz just released a better solution…the Cargo Tray for the GL-Class! This tray is perfectly molded to every contour of the cargo area and has small doors to allow access to the tie downs.

  • Part # 166 814 02 41
  • MSRP $130

GL cargo tray

GL cargo tray

Illuminated Star Installed on a 2014 Mercedes-Benz E350!

Mercedes light up star

Atlanta Classic Cars installed our first Illuminated Star on a 2014 Mercedes-Benz E350 today! I was worried it would be a little too flashy but it is well done and fairly subtle. It really does add a WOW factor the the vehicle! It was hard to take good pictures in the daytime but I did want to show how the housing for the bulbs is a full star and circle behind the chrome emblem.

Illuminated Star:

  • $480 for parts. Installation is additional.
  • Available for 2014 E-Class, 2006+ CLS-Class – Part Number BQ6880127
  • 2012+ ML-Class, 2013 GL-Class – Part Number BQ6880126
  • Not compatitible with Distronic

Mercedes-Benz Accessories – Drive Kit Plus for iPhone

In April Mercedes-Benz will be launching the new Drive Kit Plus for the iPhone in the US market. It was introduced in Europe late last year in the A-Class. This system allows you to connect your iPhone to your Mercedes-Benz for a lot more than just phone calls and music!

This website has lots of details and demos about the features!

MSRP is expected to be under $1000 installed. Part numbers are not yet available.

Navigation Update Available for NTG 2.5 – Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, E-Class, G-Class, GL-Class, M-Class, R-Class, SL-Class and SLK-Class

The latest update for our NTG 2.5 COMAND system has been released. The release date is January 18, 2013 and the part number is BQ 646 0302.

This update is done through the service department by uploading a new software version from a disk. As much as 20% of the information on these maps can change from year to year so if you haven’t updated in a while you might see a big change!

This update is for:

  • 2009-2010 CLS-Class
  • 2009 E-Class
  • 2009-2012 G-Class
  • 2009-2012 GL-Class
  • 2009-2011 M-Class
  • 2009-2012 R-Class
  • 2009-2012 SL-Class
  • 2009-2011 SLK-Class

Call you local service department to schedule an appoitnment!

Mercedes-Benz 2011 M-Class Cargo Tray for 2013 GL-Class!

Mercedes-Benz does not currently have a cargo tray available for the 2013 GL-Class that works with the third row seat folded flat. I have found that the cargo tray for the 2006-2011 M-Class fits perfectly side to side and leaves just a small gap behind the second row seats. Don’t get the mat for the 2012 or newer M-Class…it is much too wide. Contact your local parts department to order.

2013 Mercedes GL550 with ML cargo tray

mercedes cargo tray

Mercedes-Benz Illuminated Star

This video is on the Mercedes-Benz Accessories YouTube Channel…no word yet on price or availability of this item.

2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Accessories – Sport Tail Lamp Kit with Clear Lenses!

There are lots of ways to customize your Mercedes-Benz! These Sport Tail Lamps with clear lenses recently became available and we installed them in a 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. I parked a standard tail light car next to it for comparison. The clear lenses give it a very custom, European look in my opinion. I bet it would look very dramatic on a black car!

If you are interested in swaping your lights the part number is A2129061658 and the cost should be about $770 plus labor.

2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

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