What Does This Button Do?

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Tons of things go into seats, like passengers, child-safety seats and less convenient items like quarters, cellphones and keys that disappear into the black hole between the cushions. Few things, however, come out of a seat unless it's a coil spring poking you in the rear or the extravagant feature Mercedes-Benz incorporates on its E-Class convertible.

Top 10 Most Extravagant Car Options

The Mercedes-Benz E550 Cabriolet's mysterious button hints that it expels something from the front seats, but it's not the scented breeze of pine trees when your passenger can't catch a hint.

This button activates the Mercedes-Benz Airscarf feature, which was No. 1 on our Top 10 Most Extravagant Car Options list. Part of a $3,270 package, Airscarf places a vent in each of the front seats' head restraints. Those vents blast a warm shot of air directly at the back of your neck on a cool day of drop-top driving. Our home base of Chicago recently experienced a dip in summer temperatures and the Airscarf worked wonders on 60-degree nights.

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Cars.com photos by Evan Sears

Comments 

Bonni

Enables E.S.P. :)

The Button says-
"Release a strong Burp!"

The Button says-
"Sing any song." .. the Karaoke on this car will then be automatically activated.

Cary

seat back forward

Terri

How dare I think something logical like "return seat to upright position" :p

Terri

Oh, I wasn't the first one to post it. Gee, not only am I wrong, I'm unoriginal too.

Sandy

Automatic "Bang Head in Frustration Against Steering Wheel When Confronted With Traffic Jam Or Idiot Drivers" button.

Fred

Launch passenger thru windshield.

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