2017 Mercedes Benz E-Class will be longer and more spacious than the current-generation model.
The 2017 Mercedes E Class will receive comprehensive upgrades on both exterior and interior.
Mercedes-Benz is all set to begin 2017 with the launch of all-new long-wheelbase (LWB) E-Class on 28th February. Ahead of its launch, the specifications and features of the 2017 Mercedes E Class LWB have been surfaced on the web. Unlike the current model, the new E Class sits on a 3,079mm long-wheelbase, and receives comprehensive exterior and interior upgrades.
In India, the 2017 Mercedes E Class LWB will come with powertrain options – a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol and a 3.0-litre V6 diesel – borrowed from the C-Class and the E-Class respectively. The petrol mill is good enough for 184bh and 300Nm, the diesel motor belts out 258bhp. Transmission duties will be carried over by Mercedes’ new 9G-Tronic gearbox, which has already been used on several other Mercs. Read – Mercedes AMG C43 – All You Need To Know
Inside, the new E-Class continues to maintain its sheer German appeal. The saloon comes with a choice of two trims – Avantgarde (E200) and Exclusive (E350d) – and black and beige theme options. Similar to the current S-Class, the 2017 Mercedes E Class LWB gets COMAND Online infotainment system with a high resolution 7-inch display. The saloon also comes with a high-spec audio system with 13-speaker 590W Burmester sound system with a touchpad controller.
Other key features on offer will include a three-zone climate control system, reversing system with all-around cameras, electric sunblinds for rear windows, a panoramic sunroof, etc. For safety provision, the new E Class gets seven airbags and the brand’s Pre-safe system. The saloon also gets fine wood grain with ambient lighting and a dial-knob gear selector.
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Coming to the design, the 2017 Mercedes E Class LWB looks similar to the S-Class and the C-Class, especially its front fascia. The sedan’s new model is 5,063mm long carrying additional C-pillar in the rear window and a separate quarter glass behind the door ends. The increased length also translates into a more spacious cabin.
Mercedes has increased the overall length (by 43mm) and wheelbase (65mm) of the new E Class. While, its width and height have been reduced by 2mm and 6mm respectively. The 2017 Mercedes E Class has also shed off 70kgs (approx.) of kerb weight.