The individual's ideal driving position can be quickly recalled for every journey thanks to the computer memory linking steering wheel, driver's seat and external mirrors.
Several detailed revisions to the seats result in an extra inch of headroom, while providing the support that combats fatigue throughout even the longest journeys.
For the first time there are air-conditioning outlets and air flow regulators in the rear compartment, miniature versions of those in the front facia, to permit directional and volume control of cabin air for passengers.
New seven inch wide wheels give
through corners, better handling and nore responsive steering.
The new 16" low profile tyres have siffer sidewalls for resolute road-holding.
Torque and power have been enhanced
for stress free
overtaking. At the same time the 6.75 litre V8 engine
demonstrates improved fuel efficiency, while the electronic management system ensures uncannily smooth running.
Relaxed motoring is assured by the
Adaptive Ride Control, a
highly sophisticated electronic system thatmonitors road
conditions 100 times per secondand instantly adjusts the suspension as neccessary.
The airbag for the front passenger
seat is housed behind a veneered panel which blends beautifully with the
facia, while the drivers airbag is housed in the hub of the
leather, hand-stiched steering wheel.
Re-styling of the dashboard facis,
together with the new
electronic tilt-adjustable steering wheel, gives improved
instrument visibility whatever the chosen driving position.
The armrest of the new centre console
houses the six compact
disc multi-changer, so that it is easier to reach and use. Room
is also provided for a telephone. For models equipped with a telephone, a dedicated loudspeaker for improved sound quality