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The New Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2017 Features Great Tech


The first official pictures of the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2017 were disclosed in the beginning of 2016, in anticipation of the release that happened in this year's Los Angeles Auto Show. The executive sedan of the German brand adopts a new lighter modular platform, Merc MRA, shared with the C and S Classes.

In terms of dimensions, it has a longer wheelbase of 2939 mm and more 43mm in length, giving the car a total length of 4923 mm. The body of the new E-Class brings an aesthetic that is between the joyful C-Class and the refined S-Class, with an aerodynamic penetration coefficient of just 0.23.

The interior has, as its main highlight, the presence of a fully digital instrument panel, with its technology being borrowed from the S-Class to this top model. In addition, there will be the use of analog instruments in the entry versions and, possibly, in the intermediate. Still, in both cases there will be a large screen for the high-tech infotainment system.

The next generation E-Class will offer three additional suspension options beyond the standard configuration, including a 15 mm lowered into Avantgarde models, and other sports 15 mm lowered with adaptive shock absorbers. Plus an optional air suspension with electronically adjustable dampers, and all this can be even better for users choosing the best Mercedes wheels.

In Europe, the luxury sedan will arrive in line E200 with a 2-liter turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine, and the E220d will come with a newly developed 2-liter turbo four-cylinder engine with 195 horses, with a combined average consumption of 3.9L / 100km.

Other than the AMG version, all other models will be available with a new gearbox, Mercedes 9G-Tronic, with nine gears, and certain engines will be available with four-wheel drive.