2017 Mercedes Benz E-Class
Mercedes has been selling the current generation E Class model since the year 2010 and there is no denying that the E-Class is definitely considered as one of the top contenders of the mid-size luxury car segment and perhaps the toughest competitor for the BMW 5 Series and equally popular Audi A6. Mercedes gave the fourth generation E Class a thorough makeover back in 2014 and now it is clear to everyone that they will be introducing a completely new generation car to the scene.
Our photographers were able to capture some spyshots of the recent prototype while it was being tested on road. This is definitely one of the prestigious products for Mercedes and they have left no stones unturned to make the upcoming mid-size luxury sedan one of the most advanced cars of its class. The new E Class is pinned on the MRA platform which also underpins the new C-Class. The new platform makes the new generation E-Class lighter as well as rigid because it uses lot of lightweight materials in its construction.
Under its hood rumors are that it will get new inline 6 cylinder engines which will replace the existing V6 unit, the engine will also be paired to a completely new nine speed automatic transmission as well. So degrading the size of the engines will definitely increase its fuel efficiency but whether the new smaller engines will be exciting to drive? Well perhaps we have to wait for few more months in order to get our answers. Recently Mercedes has also unveiled the cabin of the new E-Class which actually draws its inspiration from S-Class cabin which actually makes this whole lot interesting I guess.
This upcoming sedan will make its global premiere at the 2016 Detroit Motor show in January and as you all can expect the new E will definitely look more stylish, will have a more sophisticated and luxurious cabin packed with new features and perhaps many more.
Update 05.01.2016:- Mercedes Benz has released a new teaser video of the upcoming E-Class and we have also updated the article with more information about this upcoming sedan
Update 11.01.2016:- Mercedes has taken the covers off from their fifth generation E-Class at the at the 2016 North American International Motor Show in Detroit. We have updated this review with the latest images and also a new video
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