Mercedes-Benz brought new 2016 E-Class to winter tests
Paparazzi found out a new sedan of 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-class that will get the serial W213 index. The car will be produced in the form of versions of sedan, station wagon, sports coupe and convertible. As an architecture for the newcomer use the facilitated MRA platform that will allow to lose a body weight of the vehicle, but will retain its capacity.
Earlier, media reported that this model, which will receive the index W213, will be produced in five versions: a standard sedan, long-wheelbase sedan, wagon, coupe and convertible.
The motor scale of a novelty of the German producer will include 2.2-3.5-liter engines, while the "charged" modification of the new E-Class will be equipped with a 4.0-liter engine borrowed from AMG GT. Transmission for all modification of the model will be one - a 9-step "robot" 9G-TRONIC, which already offered on the model E350 BlueTEC.
Besides, it is also expected the emergence of a hybrid version of the family with the technology of plug-in-Hybrid. As it was reported in mass media earlier, these options will have at least 10 Mercedes-Benz models in the near future.
Sales of the updated car will begin not earlier than the second half of the year 2015.