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2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Fresh New Look and Tech That Can Sense Your Hands

The E-Class offers electrified models for the first time for the US market.

Mercedes-Benz unveiled its new E-Class 2021 and it comes as a 2.0 liter E350 with 255  hp or a 3.0-liter E450 with 362 hp.

The new E-Class sedan offers different powertrains for the user to pick from. There's model E350, which uses 2.0-liter turbocharged I4 that makes 255hp and features 273 pound-feet of torque. E450, on the other hand, uses a 3.0-liter turbocharged I6 that makes 362hp and 369 lb-ft.

The new vehicle features a more dynamic design with Avantgarde Line as the new basic specification for the exterior and redesigned front headlamps, tail lamps, radiator grille, and front bumper.

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Fresh New Look and Tech That Can Sense Your Hands
Source: Daimler

The E-Class 2021 also comes with next-generation driving assistance systems, including a steering wheel that uses capacitive sensing to check for hands on the wheel.

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Fresh New Look and Tech That Can Sense Your Hands
Source: Daimler

It features active Distance Assist DISTRONIC with route-based speed adjustment, Stop-and-Go Assist, Steering Assist, Brake Assist now also with turning maneuver function and Blind Spot Assist now also with exit warning.

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2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Fresh New Look and Tech That Can Sense Your Hands
Source: Daimler

The E-Class offers electrified models for the first time for the US market. The vehicle comes with a new M 254 engine: 2.0-liter, 4 cylinder petrol engine, and a 48-volt on-board electrical system.

Almost all E-Class Sedan models will arrive at US dealers by the end of 2020. The pricing, is to be announced around the time of the release. 

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Fresh New Look and Tech That Can Sense Your Hands
Source: Daimler

"In the M 254, Mercedes-Benz has for the first time combined all the innovations of the modular engine family of 4- and 6-cylinder petrol and diesel units in a single engine," said Daimler in its press release.

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Fresh New Look and Tech That Can Sense Your Hands
Source: Daimler

The car comes in seven plug-in hybrids as Saloon and Estate models, petrol and diesel, with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive.

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Fresh New Look and Tech That Can Sense Your Hands
Source: Daimler

"The line-up of high-efficiency, low-emission, and powerful petrol engines will cover a range from 115 to 270 kW, while the spectrum of diesel vehicles spans from 118 to 243 kW," said Daimler in its statement.

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2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Fresh New Look and Tech That Can Sense Your Hands
Source: Daimler

The new model provides even more comfort on the interior. It comes with two digital screens as a standard (two 10.25-inch, bonded) and an optional Widescreen cockpit with two 12.3-inch displays.

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Fresh New Look and Tech That Can Sense Your Hands
Source: Daimler

It also has an interior assistant and MBUX with LINGUATRONIC voice control and augmented reality. The E-Class comes in three new colors: high-tech silver, graphite grey metallic and mojave silver.

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