Mercedes Benz E-Class Coupe to Debut at Geneva Motor Show

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The 2010 Mercedes Benz E-Class Coupe is a much anticipated replacement to the aging CLK Coupe, which has been falling against newbies like the Audi A5 and E92 BMW 3-series Coupe.

Styling is based on the new 2010 E-Class Sedan

Core Styling Elements:

  • Retains the pillar-less glasshouse design with fully retractable side windows of the previous CLK
  • Interiors has been lifted straight from the new 2010 E-Class Sedan
  • Outstanding drag coefficient of 0.24Cd (comparable to the Toyota Prius and upcoming Chevrolet Volt)

Engine Options:

  • Four, Six and Eight-cylinder units with outputs from 200Bhp, 382Bhp & 500Bhp respectively
  • The four-cylinder units are newly developed direct-injection units that develop higher output and torque than the V6-engines of the preceding series despite a smaller displacement.

E250 CDI

  • Four-cylinder diesel,
  • Power – 200Bhp (150kW) and Torque – 369lb-ft (500Nm)
  • Highest fuel-efficiency in the lineup, rated at 44mpg (5.3L/100km).
  • Also available as a four-cylinder petrol; Power – 200Bhp (150kW) Torque – 229lb-ft (310Nm)

E350 CDI

  • V6 Diesel(Six-cylinder diesel)
  • Power – 228Bhp (170kW) and Torque – 398lb-ft (540Nm)

E350 CGI

  • V6 Petrol)six-cylinder)
  • Power – 288Bhp (215kW) and Torque – 270lb-ft (365Nm)

E500/550

  • 5.5L V8 Petrol
  • Power – 382Bhp (285kW) and Torque – 390lb-ft (530Nm)

AMG version

  • Will debut with minimum of 500Bhp (373kW) later this year

Other Features of 2010 Mercedes Benz E-Class Coupe

  • Drowsiness detection warning systems
  • Pop-up bonnet,
  • Road sign recognition,
  • Automatic emergency braking,
  • Adaptive self-dimming headlights.
  • Newly developed sport seats with electric adjustment for seat height and backrest angle as standard
  • Folding function for rear-seats to increase storage.

Mercedes’ Agility Control active suspension set-up

  • Automatically adjusts the firmness of the suspension according to driving conditions
  • Works together with a user-controllable selective damper setting called Dynamic Driving

Will hit European showrooms this May and will be sold Internationally by the third-quarter of 2009

Source: Motor Authority

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