Mercedes-Benz S-Class also gets Bang & Olufsen sound

Total output of 1.200 watts, from 15 high performance loudspeakers and four acoustic lenses will caress passanгer’s ears in Mercedes-Benz S-Class from latest Bang & Olufsen BeoSound AMG sound system.

The new high-end custom-designed sound system Bang & Olufsen BeoSound AMG, which was developed jointly with Mercedes-AMG engineers, will be available starting September 2010 in the complete engine line-up and is standard equipment in the S65 AMG.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound AMG

The Bang & Olufsen sound system is designed to match the S-Class interior, “the curves of the cabin are perfectly embodied by the design language of the four illuminated acoustic lenses as well as the calm lines of the aluminium speaker grills.”

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound AMG

The system consists of two powerful amplifiers (750-watt ICEpower amplifier and 450-watt DSP (digital sound processor), which converts the stereo sound and the Dolby Digital 5.1 signal into 7.1 surround sound, plus a 3-way speaker system in the front doors, a midwoofers in the rear doors, tweeters in the b-pillar together with two midrange speakers as surround speaker and two powerful subwoofers in the parcel shelf, situated like that to deliver enough power and to offer every passenger in the car a “perfect listening position.” Bang & Olufsen claims that their engineers spent more than six months for sound tuning process and more than 10.000 km on the road for the dynamic adaption function.

BeoSound AMG S-Class

Thy system also offers dynamic noise compensation through a special algorithm developed by Bang & Olufsen. BeoSound AM  has a  built-in microphone, which provides continuous data on the current interior noise and transfers it to the Digital Sound Processor, which analyzes all frequency bands and highlights specific ranges individually for each speaker.


“Bang & Olufsen is very proud to enhance the driving experience of the S-Class with a sound experience pleasing both the ears and the eyes. This product-introduction is a logical step in our continued journey related to bringing audiophile sound into the luxury environment of Mercedes cars,” says Jens Peter Zinck, Managing Director Bang & Olufsen Automotive.

Bang & Olufsen also has announced,  that  is working on more sound systems for coming Mercedes-Benz cars. These sound systems are expected to be launched during 2012.

Related posts

Lenovo prepares 14-inch ThinkPad T431s ultrabook

Lenovo will soon launch a new ultra light 14-inch ultrabook known as ThinkPad T431s. The device weighs just 1.36 kilograms due to the fact it does not come with an optical drive. The ThinkPad T431s is a rather flexible device – it comes with an Intel Core i5-3337U processor...

XFX 850W Black Edition Power Supply Unit official

In its continuing quest to bring gaming enthusiasts the ultimate in performance, XFX now adds “power” to its lineup with the introduction of the XFX 850W Black Edition Power Supply Unit (PSU). Designed specifically for the high performance gamer, the 850W Black Edition PSU supports multiple...

Sharp reveals eight new DX Series LED AQUOS TVs with Built-in Blu-ray Disc Recorder

Sharp Corporation will introduce into the Japanese market eight models in the DX Series of LED AQUOS LCD TVs with built-in Blu-ray Disc recorders (52V-, 46V-, 40V-, and 32V-inch screen sizes). These models, which represent the third in the series of Blu-ray equipped AQUOS LCD TVs, feature...

Leave a comment