2016 Mercedes E Class’s sketch released – IAB Report

Posted on: Jan 2, 2016 - 11:32am IST

Gets a coupe-ish roof-line.

Mercedes Benz has teased the 2016 Mercedes E-Class (W213) in an official sketch of the car’s front quarter view. The model is scheduled to premiere on January 11, the first media day of the 2016 NAIAS (North American International Auto Show) in Detroit.

2016 Mercedes E Class teaser sketch
The 2016 Mercedes E Class will be unveiled at 2016 NAIAS in Detroit on January 11.

Reasserting the inspiration from the Mercedes C and S Class models, the sketch shows the new E Class adopting a familiar design, but with a sloping roofline that is typical of a four door coupe much like the CLS. The interior, which has been unveiled online, is also inspired by the C and S.

The cabin of the 2016 E Class is reminiscent of the S Class’ as the dual digital display and the four air vents at the centre of the dashboard are derived from the flagship saloon. The base variant is would be equipped with an analog instrument cluster instead of the extended digital screen.

2016 Mercedes E Class interior beige and tan unveiled
The interior of the 2016 E Class is highly reminiscent of the S Class.

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Based on the Mercedes Rear Wheel Architecture (MRA platform), the new E Class is not much expected to be larger than its predecessor, the W212, and it is believed to have lost a considerable amount of weight.

2016 Mercedes E Class Exterior – Image Gallery

2016 Mercedes E Class Interior – Image Gallery

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