Mercedes Benz is a sports car manufacturer that is well known for its luxurious and elegant design. One of the Mercedes series that seems luxurious is the E-Class series. In 2021 a Mercedes E-Class 2021 version will be launched. What are the significant changes and what additional features will this E-Class series have?
Although a little deviated from the initial plan, Mercedes-Benz still launches the E-Class 2021. In addition to exterior changes and added features, the facelift W213 also comes with seven variants of plug-in hybrids. After the Geneva Motor Show 2020 was canceled due to the Corona virus, the manufacturer made use of the virtual platform to launch its newest product, including the Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2021 which gets exterior refreshment and a variety of the latest technology.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2021 – Presents Hybrid Plug-in Variant
On the exterior, changes to the Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift get a new headlamp, front bumper with a wider grille that at a glance similar to the CLS, the rear also gets a change. The most striking is the new headlight design that at a glance is similar to the A-Class sedan.
More luxurious and more smarter
Inside, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2021 gets the latest MBUX infotainment system with a digital instrument cluster, with a size of 10.25 inches each as standard, or 12.3 inches if you want a larger screen size. Both screens can be used for various functions, and can be easily modified via the touchscreen, touchpad on the center console, voice control, or hand gesture.
The steering wheel design is also new with two-zone control areas and comes in three models, full leather, wood-leather blend, or flat-bottom models for a sportier impression. For chairs, doors, or other interior parts can use a variety of different materials such as Artico leather, or Nappa.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift also features various active driving assistance features, namely Active Brake Assist, Active Speed Limit Assist, Active Distance Assist Distronic, Active Steering Assist, Active Blind Sport Assist, Active Stop-and-Go Assist, to Active Parking Assist with Parktronic and 360 degree camera.
Present the Hybrid Plug-in variant
Offered with a choice of Saloon and Estate bodies, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2021 features seven choices of plug-in hybrid gasoline / diesel engine powertrain configurations and an all-wheel-drive rear wheel drive system. For the European market itself, gasoline engines get power ranges between 154-362 HP, while for diesel range between 158-326 HP.
One variant of the plug-in hybrid that comes with the E-Class 2021 is the E350e, which combines a 1,991cc turbo 4-cylinder engine with a 90 kW electric motor, the combination of the two produces 315 HP and 700 Nm of torque, with the electric motor itself producing 121 HP and 440 Nm of torque.
Mercedes E-class 2021 offers 7 choices of diesel or diesel engine with plug-in hybrid technology. For the rear wheels use the All-wheel-drive system as a drive system. On the engine side, the Integrated Starter Generator attaches to 4 cylindrical tube units. This system helps in increasing the efficiency of fuel use.
After the online launch, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2021 will start summer with Europe becoming the first market. Coupe and Cabriolet models will also be presented this year. That was a few leaks about the specifications that may be found on the Mercedes E-Class 2021 sports car.