At the auto show in Beijing 2016, he debuted elongated version of the new Mercedes E-Class W213, which got traditional prefix L (from the long) to the title. But this is all traditional and over.
If earlier the main difference elongated versions of the base was an increase in the wheelbase and the expansion of opening the rear doors, the Long version of the new E-Class stands out in this regard.
The Germans decided to make “E” the EWB some sort of mini-Maybach, adding a rear window pillar characteristic shape (as the older the Mercedes, the Maybach S-Class), and changing the shape of the rear doors. All this allowed making the appearance of the car more harmonious.
Compared with the source code, the value of the wheelbase Mercedes-Benz E-Class L increased by 140 millimeters – up to 3079 mm and the overall length of the sedan rose to 5 063. Thus, the distance between the axles here was even greater than that of the flagship S- class (3,035 mm) but all the same length slightly less than it (5116).
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Saloon models do not have four-seater only, leaving the back row of the opportunity to go through the middle. And in the folding armrest integrated tablet to control various settings and storage compartment with USB-port and feature wireless charging for smartphones (go for a fee).
The rest of the elongated Mercedes E-Class Long W213 in all repeats the usual “E”, including the elegant front panel with two 12.3-inch displays, all systems, and functions concerning comfort and weight of electronic assistants.
In China, new items are available for modification of the E 200 L with a two-liter “turbo” power of 184 hp, as well as the version of the E 320 L 4MATIC all-wheel drive and a 3.0-liter petrol “six” under the hood, which is derated from 333 to 272 forces in order to optimize taxation. Combine the two in a couple with a 9-band automatic 9G-Tronic.
Hopefully, this version sedan, production of which established in China and joint venture Mercedes BAIC Group, will be available not only in China but also in other markets. Prices elongated “E” will be announced later.
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