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Mercedes relies on a chicken to show off new feature in its cars

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — German automaker Mercedes has chosen a creative way to promote a new feature on some of its cars.

The feature is known as Magic Body Control. It’s an active suspension system that employs a computer to offset the vehicle’s body movements for a smoother ride.

The chicken in the video below actually does a pretty good job of illustrating how the active suspension system works. Watch — and try not to smile.