The Mercedes Benz E Class: Impresses the unimpressible

The new Mercedes Benz E Class is turning heads and, with that body, it’s no wonder. A hot new E Class has hit the streets and, being so insanely in love with cars, we wanted to give you the lowdown.

A modern take on the dynamic highlights of the E Class, the new model features powerful accents of style, sophistication and elegance.

Mercedes Benz E Class Sedan

More flowing, this Mercedes E class for sale has a wedge-shaped bonnet that beautifully merges into the radiator. With a new head light design, the Sedan’s front end looks as if it was casted in one, single shot. With a long wheelbase and short overhangs, this Sedan has that typical Saloon Car look.

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The compact rear bumper sports horizontally divided tail lamps and black inserts. The lights itself boasts in part with LED fibre optics, allowing for different light intensities as required by the Sedan’s lighting functions.

If you are looking for comfort and luxury, the Sedan’s interior will do the trick. Apart from the newly designed three tube instrument cluster, the interior boasts a stunning head unit display and analogue clock on the centre console.

Interior colours range to include chestnut brown, crystal grey, espresso brown, seashell grey, silk beige and porcelain. You also have the option of transverse fluting for leather or fabric, or vertical fluting for nappa leather and leather.

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Opting for the Elegance equipment line, you will have a more classic and traditional look, while the Avantgarde equipment and appointment line delivers a sportier Sedan.

Technical Information

Diesel Engines:
You can choose between the E 250 CDI engine or the E 350 BlueTec engine. While the E 250 has a four in-line cylinder arrangement and a rated output of 150 kW (at 3800 rpm), the E 350 has a V6 cylinder arrangement and a rated output of 185 kW (3600 rpm).

Petrol Engines:
There are quite a few petrol engines available for Mercedes E Class for sale, including the E 200 and E 250, four in-line cylinder arrangement engines which has a rated output of 135 kW (at 5500 rpm) and 155 kW (at 5500 rpm) respectively.

The E 400 has a V6 cylinder arrangement with a rated output of 245 kW (at 5500 rpm) while the E 500 has a V8 cylinder arrangement with a rated output of 300 kW (at 5000 – 5750 rpm).

The Mercedes Benz E Class Sedan also has two AMG models. The E 63 AMG has a V8 cylinder arrangement with a rated output of 410 kW (at 5250 – 5750 rpm). The E 63 AMG S has a rated output of 430 kW (at 5500 rpm) with a V8 cylinder arrangement.

Suspension:

When it comes to suspension, the Mercedes E Class Sedan offers a number of options. It features a collection of sophisticated and interdependent systems, resulting in a unique driving experience.

  • AMG rear-axle Differential Lock (This comes standard with the E 63 AMG S model and is optional for the E 63 AMG).
  • AMG Ride Control (A sports suspension with an adjustable damper system, this package comes standard with AMG models).
  • Direct Control Suspension (With comfort turning, this package is not available for AMG models).
  • Direct Control Suspension (With a sportier turning, this package is an optional and not available for the E 500 or AMG models).
  • Direct-Steer System (With a variable steering ratio and speed-sensitive power steering, this package is not available for the AMG models).
  • Steer Control
  • AIRMATIC Air Suspension (With a stepless damper adjustment, this is standard for the E 500 and not available for the AMG models, E 220 or E 300 BlueTEC Hybrid).

The Mercedes E Class Estate

Elegant with long, sweeping lines, the Estate clearly opens a new chapter for the E-Class. Featuring tapered side lines, the Mercedes Benz E Class Estate has a very distinctive arrow shaped front, featuring twin headlamps. With a great loading functionality offering extra space, the Estate also has standard specification LED tail lights as well as LED daytime driving lamps – perfect if you have safety in mind.

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From everyday use to long journeys, the Estate boasts large interior capacity, and has an optional AMG Exterior Sport Package.

Its interior has a high quality finish and clearly arranged instruments. With Elegance and Avantgarde design and equipment line options, you have the option of choosing from beautifully refined wood and upholstery finishes.

Aside from the full range of optional extras, comfort is included with the Elegance design line as it comes with Neck-Pro luxury head rests.

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Technical Information

Petrol Engines:
The Estate is available in the E 250 and has an I4 cylinder arrangement. With a rated output of 155 kW (at 5500 rpm), it has a top speed of 233 kilometres per hour.

Suspension:
With a three-link front axle and an air-sprung rear axle, the Mercedes Benz E Class Estate delivers a relaxing drive and safe vehicle control. Its rear suspension also features a level control system, helping to ensure that you have that consistent ground clearance no matter your load.

The Estate features Direct Control Suspension (with comfort turning), Steer Control and comes with the option of AIRMATIC Air Suspension.

Mercedes Benz E Class Cabriolet

If you are looking for something hot, elegant and sporty, the Mercedes Benz E Class Cabriolet is the one for you. Featuring an expressive front section, it boasts large air intakes and ribs in the bumper. Fierce and beautiful, the Cabriolet has a single slat radiator grille with diamond lattice grille.

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It has a fully electronic fabric top, which can be closed or opened in about 20 seconds, and new two coloured tail lights in LED fibre optics. This car’s sporty looks continues to the interior where you will find a new three dial instrument cluster, integral colour display in the dashboard and silver shadow coloured air outlets.

This Mercedes E Class for sale also features stunning technology, like the innovative AIRCAP system, which aids in ensuring that air turbulence is almost completely eliminated. The interior also sports a new look with eight contrasting colour combinations (like silk beige and deep-sea blue). Its trim elements also have a new, polished aluminium look.

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Technical Information

Petrol Engines:
With an I4 cylinder arrangement, the E 250 model has a rated output of 155 kW (at 5500 rpm) and reaches a top speed of 245 kilometres per hour. The E 400 model has a V6 cylinder arrangement with a rated output of 245 kW (at 5500 rpm) and the E 500 model has a V8 cylinder arrangement and a rated output of 300 kW (at 5000 – 5750 rpm).

Suspension:
The Mercedes E-Class Cabriolet comes with the Agility Control suspension with selective damping system. This system ensures maximum driving safety by automatically adjusting suspension to road conditions and your own driving style. This system is also responsible for producing enhanced road roar and tyre vibration characteristics.

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An optional package available in this Mercedes E Class for sale includes the Agility Control Sport Suspension (excluding the E 500 as it is part of the AMG sports package). The Dynamic Handling Package is standard in the E 400 and E 500 and optional for the E 250.

The Mercedes E Class Coupe

A sexy car, the E Class Coupe is truly a beautiful design. With a sporty front and twin headlamps, the Coupe’s interior is designed for comfort. With ergonomically optimised seats and a spot-on climate control system, you also have the option of a panoramic sliding sunroof.

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Like its bigger siblings in the class, the Coupe features a redesigned front end and new headlamps. It still has its beautiful proportions of a long bonnet, powerful tail end and a low roof line. The Mercedes Benz E Class Coupe also comes with Agility Control suspension with selective damping system.

Moving to the interior, the Coupe also flaunts new colour combinations, high quality materials and a two-part trim element that beautifully extends the full width of the uncluttered dashboard.

Technical Information

Diesel Engines:
The E 250 CDI model has a L4 cylinder arrangement with a rated output of 150 kW (at 3800 rpm) and a top speed of 247 kilometres per hour.

Petrol Engines:
Having an I4 cylinder arrangement, the E 250 has a rated output of 155 kW (at 5500 rpm) while the E 400 has a V6 cylinder arrangement with a rated output of 245 kW (at 5500 rpm). The E 500 has a rated output of 300 kW (at 5000 – 5750 rpm) and a V8 cylinder arrangement.

Suspension:
The Mercedes Benz E Class Coupe comes standard with the Agility Control Suspension with Selective Damping System while you have the option of the Dynamic Handling Package. This package is designed to give you as much fun at the wheel as possible. You have the power to decide what transmission and suspension setups to use – from Comfort Mode to Sporty, you are sure to find the best ride.

Note that the Dynamic Handling package comes standard for the E 400 and E 500.

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Annabel Schoeman

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