Mercedes-Benz, on its official YouTube channel has teased the video of the upcoming E-Class, which is scheduled to make its global debut on 14th December, 2016. The teaser video of the new-generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class, codenamed C238, reveals the exterior as well as the interior design of the car. Moreover, the brochure of the new E-Class has also been leaked which indicated that the car will be sold alongside an AMG version.
The exterior design of the new E-Class features coupe body styling along with features that differentiate it from the predecessor model. The luxury sedan boasts of new features like a diamond-studded front grille with the star positioned in the centre, multibeam blue illuminated LED headlamps with daytime running lamps and sleeker LED tail lamps. The video also gives a glimpse of the panoramic sunroof. The AMG model, on the other hand, will get a sportier body kit and 19-inch alloy wheels.
Mercedes-Benz has updated the interiors as well to lend a more luxurious touch to the new E-Class. The cabin features front air conditioning vents which resemble a turbine and feature silver finishing and the multi-information digital instrument cluster that displays fuel economy and gear position. Other highlights of the cabin include a three-spoke multifunction steering wheel and carbon fibre dashboard trim. There is also a dual 12.3-inch touchscreen setup and Burmester sound system with 23 speakers.
Watch the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class teaser video:
The leaked brochure reveals the powertrain options of the new E-Class. It will get three petrol and one diesel engine. The 3.0 litre biturbo V6 petrol motor will develop 329hp and 480Nm of peak torque, while the smaller displacement 2.0 litre unit will generate 179hp and 300Nm. The same engine will also be offered in a more potent state of tune with power pegged at 241hp and 370Nm. The 2.0 litre diesel unit will produce 190hp and 400Nm and all engines will be paired to a 9G-Tronic automatic gearbox as standard. More details will be revealed only closer to the time of its launch on 14th December, 2016.