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Active Blind Spot Assist - assessing the space between Maserati and nearby vehicles

Active Blind Spot Assist

The Active Blind Spot Assist (ABSA) increases the level of protection even more by facing one of the biggest hazards of the road: vehicles entering your blind spot.

Active Blind Spot Assist - Maserati warning light in the exterior door mirror
The Active Blind Spot Assist continually assesses the space between you and nearby vehicles by scanning blind spots on either side of your vehicle. When ABSA detects a vehicle entering your blind spot and you can’t see it in your side mirrors, the system will alert you by illuminating a warning light in the exterior door mirrors. In addition to that, it will proceed to sound an audible warning (chime) and reduce the radio volume, if the radio is on.
Along with a visual alert and an audible warning, the Active Blind Spot Assist provides a corrective steering torque in an attempt to keep your vehicle in the center of the lane: by changing your car trajectory, ABSA can aid you to avoid or mitigate potential side collisions with vehicles proceeding in the adjacent lanes. You can always adapt the intensity of this corrective torque according to your preference.
Active Blind Spot Assist - Maserati corrective steering torque to avoid potential side collisions

The blind spot area

The blind spot area extends from immediately behind the exterior rear-view mirrors up to about 7 m (23 ft) behind the rear bumper. The ABSA system monitors the detection zone from three different entry points: side, rear, and overtaking traffic

Keep in mind

  • You must always pay attention to the traffic situation and maintain a safe distance at both sides of your vehicle.
  • ABSA requires good visibility to function properly: the area on the rear bumper fascia where the radar sensors are located must remain free of snow, ice, and dirt.
  • ABSA requires you to keep your hands on the steering wheel at all times in order to function.
  • Sharp turns, slopes, poor lane boundaries and construction areas may challenge the system, therefore you must always be ready to prevent any danger.
Maserati Active Blind Spot Assist - how it works
Maserati Rear Cross Path function - peripheral sensors for safely backing out of a parking spot

Focus on: Rear Cross Path function

The Rear Cross Path function (RCP) is intended to aid you when you back out of a parking spot and a vehicle appears out of nowhere. Using peripheral sensors located on either side of the rear bumper, the RCP system monitors the rear detection zones on both sides of your vehicle.
When an unseen vehicle is approaching and you’re reversing out a parking space, the system will alert you with a visual and an acoustic alarm. If the radio is on, it will also reduce the volume.
Always remember to proceed very slowly and cautiously out of the parking space until the rear end of the vehicle is moderately exposed.

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