Mercedes-Benz redesigned inside and outside the Coupe Cabriolet and acclaimed E-Class and equipped with the most advanced security systems, communication, entertainment, and a new set of options for more powerful and efficient engines.
The two new models, which go on sale in the US in the summer of 2013, will be presented at the Detroit Auto Show.
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New engines, more power and efficiency
The new generation E-Class includes the ECO start / stop technology that shuts off the engine as soon as the vehicle stops and starts as soon as the driver releases the brake pedal to contribute to efficiency in fuel consumption of new engines with direct injection 3.5-liter V6 that generates 302 horsepower and the V8 twin-turbo 5.5-liter boot with 402 horsepower.
Both engines are coupled to the new generation of the automatic transmission of seven changes with the new DIRECT SELECT lever and shift paddles behind the steering wheel manually.
The E350 Coupe is also available with the system four-wheel drive 4MATIC Mercedes-Benz, which is electronically controlled and raises the level of traction and control in any terrain or road conditions.
New design, more technology
The new image of classic Coupe and Cabriolet four-seater stands out from the front with new lights containing all the functional elements into a single lens. These units include partial lighting LED lights as standard equipment and LED technology in all units as an option, which design keeps the typical “look” four eyes of Class E.
The front fenders on both models now have a new way V steeper and wider air intakes, which accentuates the sporty image, but at the same time emphasizes its resemblance to the recent redesign of E-Class Sedan.
The muscular rear fenders keep their shape, which visually emphasizes the power of the rear-drive sports car. New taillights and broad defense topped with a chrome strip across the width complete the aggressive look of both models.
In the coupe, the proportions with elongated trunk lid, an extended lateral line opening the windows by eliminating the B-pillar, a flat roof and short trunk, reflects the traditional characteristics of all Coupes Mercedes- Benz.
The feature windows that open fully repeated in the convertible, giving greater sense of space for four occupants and lengthens its image further when you have the roof down.
The visual upgrade Coupe and Cabriolet E-Class was updated with the new design language of Mercedes-Benz, while the technological part all systems program “Intelligent Drive”, which can help prevent vehicle accidents were added or pedestrians and warn the driver of distractions with the new generation of Active Lane Keeping Assist system.
Luxury, interior space and technology
Inside, designers and engineers at Mercedes-Benz combined materials of the highest quality, details such as front panel completely lined in leather with double stitching design and clean lines that allow easy use of all systems.
And to keep the classic elegance of the Mercedes-Benz, all models of the E-Class carry the analog clock in the center of the front console between the new outlets air conditioning, which also were redesigned and are finished in chrome, like the rest of the controls on the front console.
Another change that substantially improves interior space is the elimination of the shift lever between the seats, whose function was replaced by a lever on the steering column of the new three-axle bearing paddle shifters and DIRECT SELECT lever.
Standard equipment technology, communication and entertainment includes the COMAND system with high resolution screen color seven-inch, from which you can control the audio system with AM / FM and WB radius, DVD / CD and ports memory card, USB port and auxiliary audio equipment, in addition to the Bluetooth interface for cell phone calls handsfree.
In addition, Mercedes-Benz offers telematics system mbrace2 as standard equipment by which you can access applications like Facebook, Yelp and Google Local Search, through the Mercedes-Benz Apps program, many of which they are available yet when the vehicle is moving.
mbrace2 also allows remote access to the vehicle and vital information through their smart phones.
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