Driving the new E-Class is to have the feeling of living in the future. Full of technology, the tenth generation arrives in Brazil later this week in three versions, two front options and motorization – the already expected 2.0 turbo petrol four-cylinder, 211 bhp and 35.6 lb.-ft. always associated with nine automatic transmission speeds. Prices start at $ 309,000.
The 0 to 100 km / h is done in 6.9 seconds and the luxury sedan reaches 250 km / h top speed, figures released by the automaker. Rivals are the newly launched BMW 5 Series and Audi A6 . And Mercedes is full of praise for the best-selling vehicle brand: “This is the smartest car in the world,” says Evandro Bastos, marketing and product manager
What has changed in the visual?
The tenth generation of the E-Class has won more modern lines. The air vents are now continuous and occupy much of the lead. Already the redesigned lanterns were named Stardust (Stardust) and now have 39 LEDs. Besides the new look, the body is 4.3 cm higher. The wheelbase has also grown – are 6.5 cm more . The weight is now 1615 kg, 65 kg less.
Prices and versions
The three versions have received the following names: E 250 Avantgarde, E 250 and E 250 Exclusive Launch Edition, this limited to 60 units. The input configuration costs $ 309,000, the intermediate Exclusive R $ 319,900 and R $ 325,900 top . There are two types of front: The Exclusive version has the traditional grid Mercedes-Benz radiator and the star on the hood. The Avantgarde models has another radiator grille, one with a big star in the center.
number of items
The reason for the new Mercedes E-Class consider the smartest car in the world is in this regard – the huge list of items sedan. Check all equipment:
The entry version, the E 250 Avantgarde (R $ 309,000), comes with air conditioning three areas, GPS, alarm, driving mode selector, multifunction steering wheel in nappa leather, media center with 12.3-inch screen with bluetooth, internet browsing, radio, DVD / CD, USB input and auxiliary, Apple Car Play and Android Auto, face key, new headlights 100% LED, alloy 18-inch wheels, velor mats illuminated sill, reverse camera, Park Assist, Drive Pilot (a kind of cruise control that is able to follow the car in front, make small curves and keep the vehicle on track without the driver need to put your hands on the steering wheel, accelerating or braking), rear photochromic, electrical adjustment of the driver’s seat and the passenger with memory function, Pre-Safe (system detects the risk of an accident before it happens. the E-Class automatically sends visual and audible warnings for the driver . If it does not react, the sedan presses the brakes, closes the windows and adjusts the safest position for banks automatically), sunroof, fins on the steering wheel, tire pressure monitoring, folding exterior mirrors, remote door lock cover bags, Agility control (adaptive damping system), interior lights pack with 64 colors, remote closing of the trunk lid, Attention Assist (recognizes the fatigue of the driver and the alert to the need for a pause), electronic stability control , brakes with EBD, electronic parking brake with brake Hold, Driving Assistance (with distance control, steering control, recognition of pedestrians, blind-spot assistant and aid emergency stop), starting assistant ramp, side airbags, Isofix (child seats fastening system).
The middle option E 250 Exclusive R $ 319,900 has all the items more finishing input setting wooden high dark brown glow on the center panel and doors, pack anti-theft protection, run flat tires (not stick) and alloy 18-inch wheels with curved double spokes. The front is that classic front grille of the Mercedes, with the star on the hood.
Version top line E 250 Launch Edition R $ 325,900 only adds alloy wheels 19-inch ten-rays.
For all versions, the metallic paints are: Black Obsidian, Iridium Silver, Brown Citrine, Blue Cavansite, Brilliant Blue, Silver Diamond, Selenite Gray, Green and Blue Anthracite Kallait. Are two solid paintings: Black and Polar White. The leather jacket banks can be black, brown with black and beige with black.
What does not come to Brazil
Four items sold in the Class abroad are not present in the luxury sedan from Mercedes in Brazil. They are: a system that makes reading traffic signs and alters the car’s speed another 12.3-inch screen that makes the instrument panel function (the automaker says that a version with this screen should be released soon in Brazil), a system that gear change only when operating the arrow for more than two seconds and be at a speed between 80 and 180 km / h and a function that allows you to park the car for an application.
Front, longitudinal, 4 cyl. online, 16V, dual, turbo, direct injection, gasoline
211 hp at 5,500 rpm
35.6 Nm at 1200-4000 rpm
Automatic 9-speed, rear-wheel drive
Independent multilink on the front and back
entry version and intermediate
245/45 R18 (fornt.)
275/40 R 18 (Tras.)
245/40 R19 (Diant.)
275/35 R19 (Tras.)
Compr .: 4.92 m
Width: 1.85 m
Height: 1.47 m
Wheelbase: 2.93 m
540 liters (manufacturer)