After the Mercedes E-Class, E-Class Estate and Estate All-Terrain, the star brand brings to the market a new variant of its range, the Mercedes E-Class Coupé. With this new body version, the range is being completed and will soon be put up for sale the E-Class Cabriolet presented at the Geneva Motor Show 2017.
Mercedes E-Class Coupe 2017: three engines, for now
For the Spanish market, the range Mercedes E-Class Coupé is composed of three engines: one diesel and two petrol. Diesel (E 220d) It incorporates the new and efficient block of 1,950 cm3 and 194 hp. With this engine, the E Coupe accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 7.4 seconds and accredits an average consumption of 4 l / 100 km. Will be the star of the range in terms of sales, depending on the brand. The level of emissions is very small, since, depending on the wheel mount, the level of CO2 will range from 106 g / km and 119 g / km, so that our country will pay no tax.
Petrol variants Mercedes E-Class Coupe 2017 will be the E 300, four cylinders in line, 1.991 cm3 and 245 CV, and E 400 4Matic, 6-cylinder V, 2996 cm3 and 333 hp. All will be associated, at least temporarily, the automatic 9G-Tronic, perfect ally to suit any type of road and driving style. In other markets, will also be available E 200 184 hp, and later, to fall, becoming variant 6-cylinder V, this time moved by diesel, E 350d, with 258 hp. The AWD 4Matic It will be standard for the E 400 and optional on the E 220d.
Mercedes E-Class Coupe 2017: agility and comfort
Compared to its predecessor, the external dimensions of the new Mercedes E-Class Coupé grow considerably with length of 4.83 meters (12 cm more), a width of 1.86 m (grows 7 cm), a height of 1.43 m (3 cm) and wheelbase of 2.87 m (11 cm more); and we must not forget that E Coupé conceived in 2009, and updated in 2013, he had platform Class C and not the E coeval, while now they share many components thanks to a premiered modular scheme for him Current Class S. Regarding the current Class E, the chassis will 1.5 cm lower and the battle has been reduced by 6.6 cm, seeking more agility and sportiness. As for types of suspension, there will be three types: standard named Direct Control; the Piloted, Dynamic Body Control; and pneumatics, Air Body Control. With this latest addition to varying the hardness of the shock absorbers can vary, also the height. In Our Touchdown, with a E 220D Mercedes 4Matic, and the simplest suspension Direct Control. We thought enough for a large majority of potential customers. The setting of the dampers achieves an excellent compromise between agility and comfort and it seems more than enough for the model approach. But as is standard in the brand, with the other two suspensions will get varying degrees of comfort and / or agility, if what we want and, of course if your pocket allows us.
At the controls, engine Class E 220d 4Matic Similarly, moves swiftly to new Mercedes E-Class Coupe, but Most striking are the consumptions that achieves even when our driver forgets them. Key to these is their consumption data excellent drag coefficient Cx 0.25. And the "Eco" mode of transmission 9G-Tronic, which prioritizes the higher gears and when we lift your foot off the accelerator activates its inertia function, leaving the engine idling. Even in this mode, "Eco", the 40.81 mkg available between 1600 and 2800 rpm 1735 kg move the new Mercedes E Coupe freely without excessive recourse to gearshifts.
The price range will begin in 53,700 € E 220d to 74.€ 900 E 400 4Matic. AMG soon, and even with the silence of the brand through a possible hybrid.
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