At the motor show in Detroit, 2017 will be held Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe S238 premiere in the new body. But the official presentation of the model held approximately one month before the opening of the exhibition.
In terms of the design of the car, it is quite different from the previously presented sedan and wagon E-Class S213, while the model has some similarities with the two-door C-Class and S-Class. New feature a sloping roof, horizontal taillights, and a raised hood, and remained a triangular section in the rear side windows.
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Interior of the new Mercedes E-Class Coupe 2017-2018, became more spacious in comparison to the predecessor, and its design almost completely reproduces the original sedan. However, some differences do exist. Thus, in another design used doors, and installed in the back row separate seat.
The top versions of the model on the dashboard compartment flaunt two connected 12.3-inch display, with which the driver can control the car’s functions and capabilities of the multimedia system. In the basic configuration of the first display diagonal of 17.8 centimeters (resolution 1000 x 600 pixels), and the second (central) – 21.3 cm (resolution of 960 x 540 pixels).
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Compared to the previous generation vehicle, Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe 2017 added a new body in all directions. Its overall length is 4826 mm (+ 123), the wheelbase grew to the size of 113 mm (up to 2873), the width – 1 860 (+ 74), height – 1430 (+32). Also, gauge (67 to 68 millimeters, and front and rear, respectively) has been expanded.
In the Old World at the start of sales of the new Mercedes E-Class Coupe (S238) will be offered with three petrol and one diesel engine. Modifications E200 and E300 got a 2.0-liter “turbo” capacity of 184 and 245 hp, and E220d filled the 194-horsepower diesel engine of similar volume. All versions have a rear-wheel drive.
Four-wheel drive version of the E400 Coupe 4MATIC is equipped with a 3.0-liter petrol V6 with two turbines – it develops 333 hp (480 Nm), Coupe providing acceleration from zero to hundred in 5.3 seconds (top speed is limited to 250 km/h). Already in the base coupe, all modification are mated to a nine-automatic transmission 9G-Tronic.
Over time, Mercedes-Benz is planning to expand the range of available powertrains for the E-Class Coupe C238. At the top will be located scale E63 Coupe 4MATIC (for sedan E63 W213 available versions in 571 and 612 troops), plus the expected emergence of “warmed” version E50 AMG with turbo “six” capacity of more than 400 “horses”.
When buying a car the customer can choose one of three suspension variants: Dynamic Control with steel springs (set to 15 mm lower than on the sedan), Dynamic Body Control with adaptive shock absorbers and Air Body Control with multi-chamber Pseudoelements.
Sales of the new Mercedes E-Class Coupe will start in March 2017, and prices promise to announce by the end of January. For the first time, we will deliver the version E200, E300, and E400.