Mercedes E-Class is now even more intelligentEdward Green ▼ | May 3, 2018
The Mercedes-Benz E‑Class starts into the new model year extensively enhanced. The model series narrows the gap to the S-Class with the cutting-edge driving assistance systems.
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Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC and Active Steering Assist now provide even more comfortable support for the driver in steering and keeping a safe distance - the speed is now adjusted automatically ahead of bends, junctions or roundabouts. DISTRONIC and cruise control are now operated directly on the steering wheel. The latest telematics generation now offers a dual phone mode as a standard function, which allows incoming calls to be accepted on two mobile phones at the same time.
Outgoing calls are only possible with one phone at a time. A third device such as, for example, a tablet PC can be connected additionally via Bluetooth. A new addition for the E-Class Saloon and Estate is the SportStyle Package. In combination with the standard exterior and interior specification, it comprises a chrome louvre below the front bumper, a badge on the front wing, a chrome trim element in the rear bumper in high-gloss black, as well as visible tailpipe embellishers.
The standard specification features 43.2 cm (17-inch) 10-spoke light-alloy wheels, painted himalayas grey with a high-sheen finish or 5-spoke light-alloy wheels of the same size. The interior features: Headliner in black fabric, centre console in black open-pore ash wood, sport pedals in brushed stainless steel with black rubber studs, and SportStyle Package floor mats. Completely new are the Mercedes‑AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Saloon and Estate (fuel consumption, combined: 8.9-8.7 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 203-200 g/km). ■