The next-gen E-Class to emphasize more tech; could get on-board AI. On April 25, 2023, Mercedes-Benz will finally unveil the brand-new E-Class lineup. As seen with the most recent gen Mercedes-Benz range, the new E-Class will have a more upmarket watch back to front and will have styling signals imparted to its EV same, the Mercedes-Benz EQE electric vehicle.
- New E-Class to get sedan and wagon body styles only
- Will get hybridized petrol, and diesel powertrain options
- MBUX interface will also have AI
Mercedes-Benz E-class: Interior to get optional Superscreen
Officially detailed in February, this new interior is available with the dashboard-spanning MBUX Superscreen as an optional extra. The Superscreen is actually two screens under one sheet of glass, one on each side and one in the middle. It has features that let passengers watch movies while on the go. In the meantime, a sensor keeps an eye on the driver and if the driver is distracted, it turns off the passenger screen.
Mercedes-Benz E-class: AI-equipped MBUX interface
Artificial intelligence is also included in the most recent version of MBUX. It learns the driver’s routine and anticipates their needs, such as automatically warming the seat when the temperature drops or closing the window at the entrance to a parking lot that is frequently used. A digital instrument display and an optional head-up display, which is said to have a wider field of view than previous iterations, are also included in the new E-Class.
Mercedes-Benz E-class: Platform and Powertrain
Even though the new E-Class is one of the last models built on Mercedes’ MRA platform, the technological assault extends to its foundation. The E-Class will be offered with optional air suspension and, for the first time on the E-Class, a rear-wheel steering system that provides up to 10 degrees of steering at the rear. Modified double-wishbone front and multi-link rear suspensions are among the chassis updates for the model.
The turbocharged 2.9-liter in-line six-cylinder M256 petrol and turbocharged 3.0-liter in-line six-cylinder OM656 diesel units are planned to receive similar upgrades and will be offered with both mild-hybrid and plug-in hybrid functionality with up to 435bhp and 330bhp respectively. Meanwhile, plug-in hybrid versions are set to receive a 28.6kWh battery, the same unit used by the Mercedes S580e sold abroad, to give them an electric range of over 100km.
Powered By Nine – Speed Force Converter:
- Every motor will be mated to a nine-speed force converter programmed gearbox, with lower-end models including back tire drive.
- The 4Matic four-wheel drive system from Mercedes-Benz will be available on more powerful models, including those that have been tuned by AMG.
Mercedes-Benz E-class exterior design, body styles
The most recent, more expensive Mercedes S-Class serves as a design model for the new E-Class. It will have a larger chrome grille and more angular lines on its front end. In contrast, the rear is described as a cross between the new S-Class and C-Class in terms of its sleekness.
Will Be World’s Safest Car:
- Mercedes-Benz is determined to once again make the new E-Class the safest car in its class.
- As well as adopting all the various driving assistant systems from the larger S-Class, the sixth-generation model is set to support level three autonomous driving functionality with lidar-based sensors.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class: India launch details
The E-Class is without a doubt one of the most significant models for the brand here. According to our sources, the new E-Class for India will most likely continue to be the long-wheelbase model, just like the previous model, which will go on sale a few weeks after the global debut of the standard-length sedan.
The LWB new E-Class has already been seen in tests in China, the second largest market for the LWB sedan after India. To the extent that the India send-off goes, we anticipate that Mercedes Benz should bring the new E-class to India before the current year’s over or ahead of schedule one year from now.