Driving tips

AMG vehicles

When shifting down, the double-clutch function is active regardless of the currently selected drive program. The double-clutch function reduces load change reactions and is conducive to a sporty driving style. The sound generated by the double-clutch function depends on the drive program selected.

Kickdown

Use kickdown for maximum acceleration.

vehicles): fully depress the accelerator pedal. Vehicles for USA (except AMG vehicles): fully depress the accelerator pedal.
The transmission shifts to a lower gear depending on the engine speed.
vehicles: depress the accelerator pedal beyond the pressure point. Vehicles for Canada and AMG vehicles: depress the accelerator pedal beyond the pressure point.
The transmission shifts to a lower gear depending on the engine speed.

Working on the vehicle

WARNING
When working on the vehicle, engage the parking brake and shift the automatic transmission into park position P. Otherwise the vehicle could roll away which could result in an accident and/or serious personal injury.

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