The next generation Mercedes E Class (codenamed Mercedes W213) has been spotted testing in Dubai. The 2017 model is expected to world premiere at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show (2016 NAIAS) in January.
Underpinned by the MRA platform (Mercedes Rear Wheel drive architecture) that first came on the new C-Class, the 2017 Mercedes E Class, in construction, is expected to be more intensive of high-strength steel and aluminium. The result will be a significant loss in weight, by an anticipated figure of 100 kg.The exterior of the next generation E Class is upgraded to the company’s current school of design, making it look similar to the C- and S-Class models. This includes the almond-shaped Multibeam LED headlights.
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