Kids Bemoan Mercedes-Benz “Uncrashable” Toy Cars

October 1st, 2015 by

Children love to crash toy cars into each other; it’s nothing new. So when, as part of the Brake Assist System PLUS promotion effort, Mercedes-Benz installed repellant magnets inside toy cars to render them “uncrashable,” the kids who received them were more than a little perturbed:

While kids may not relish the notion of uncrashable cars, their parents certainly do. And Mercedes-Benz is getting closer to that. The Brake Assist System PLUS “monitors vehicles ahead and [optimizes] the applied brake power as soon as the driver steps on the brakes – initiating emergency braking, if necessary,” per the Mercedes-Benz website (http://techcenter.mercedes-benz.com/en/bas_plus/detail.html).

At Mercedes-Benz of Alexandria, located at 200 S Pickett St, we would love to send you home in one of our luxurious and safe Mercedes-Benz models. Come see us today to test drive one.

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