Crosswind Stabilisation

  Crosswind Stabilisation is one in the long list of safety features found in the Mercedes Benz S-Class. Its an addition to the Active Body Control (ABC) and the stability control systems. As its name suggests this feature keeps your vehicle on it's intended path during crosswinds which is known to cause your vehicle to unintentionally drift.
  Whenever a gust of wind hits your vehicle while travelling at certain speeds (usually highway speeds) the wind applies more force or weight to the suspension of one side of your vehicle This inequality of force on one side pushes your vehicle in the direction the wind is travelling and this push can send the vehicle in another lane or off the road.
  There are sensors in the S-Class that detects the crosswind in mere milliseconds and utilizes systems such as the yaw rate and stability control to provide counter measures and keeps the S-Class on its intended path. The sensors are constantly operating but only apply the crosswind stabilisation at speeds of 50mph and above.
the s class   The sensors for crosswind stabilisation detects the inequality of force on the air suspension of the S-Class on the left or right side of the vehicle during certain circumstances when crosswinds affects cars the most. High speed cornering also creates an inequality of weight on the suspension as explained in the anti roll bar webpage but the sensors will not act on this.
  Crosswind Stabilisation is a new feature that was introduced on the 2006 (W221) S-Class and so far has remained exclusive to the Mercedes Benz marque. Crosswind stabilisation is standard on the S-600 and is an option on the rest of the S-Class line up.
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