The New Mercedes Benz E-Class Cabriolet and Coupe (2013)

Mercedes Benz E-Class Cabriolet (2013)

Mercedes Benz E-Class Cabriolet (2013)

up to 21 per cent more efficiency than their predecessors with revised styling

The new Mercedes Benz E-Class Cabriolet and Coupe have gone on sale priced from £35,095 for the Coupe and £38,465 for the Cabriolet.

The revised models are promising up to 21 per cent more efficiency than their predecessors with revised styling. The styling includes new bi-xenon headlamps comprising a single headlamp lens, with a new front bumper with a more pronounced V-shape and large air intakes and, at the rear, new tail lamps and wide-effect rear bumper with ‘wing design’ and chrome-look trim.

Mercedes have also introduced the latest technology with the option of full LED intelligent Headlights (£ 1,280) and a Stereo Multi-Purpose Camera, which features two ‘eyes’ to produce a 3D view of up to 50-metres in front of the car.

There are two trim levels, ‘SE’ which is only for E 220 CDI engine and ‘AMG Sport’, which is available with the choice of three diesel engines (E 220 CDI, E 250 CDI and E 350 BlueTEC) and one petrol - the E 200.

Standard equipment includes COMAND Online with Media Interface, DAB digital radio, a new speed-sensitive electric power Direct Steering system that improves CO2 and fuel consumption, new partial LED headlights, Active Park Assist, Attention Assist and Collision Prevention Assist.

The ‘SE’ model comes with 17-inch five twin-spoke alloy wheels, a new front apron with single lamella Sport grille, leather upholstery with heated front seats and dark aluminium trim.

‘AMG Sport’ models gain 18-inch twin-spoke alloy wheels, upgraded front brakes featuring branded calipers and perforated discs, new AMG bodystyling, visible twin-pipe exhaust, leather upholstery with multi-contour heated front seats, an AMG steering wheel in nappa leather with flattened bottom section and AMG floor mats.

AMG Sport models have the option of upgrading to the AMG Sport Plus package from October 2013, priced at £1,795, it comprises 19-inch AMG bi-colour alloy wheels, an AMG boot spoiler in body colour, red seat belts, AMG Sports seats in Artico/Dinamica with red stitching, AMG steering wheel with red stitching, AMG floor mats with red edging and red stitching on the door panels, centre console and armrest.

The E-Class Cabriolet features an Aircap wind deflector now automatically engages at speeds above 25 mph and automatically closes at speeds below 10 mph, while the sound-insulating acoustic roof can be opened or closed in 20 seconds while driving at speeds of up to 25 mph.

Mercedes Benz E-Class Coupe Prices and Line-up (2013)
Model Tech Data Transmission g/km of
CO2
0-62 mph Top mph Comb. mpg OTR
E 220 CDI SE 2,143 cc, 170 hp Manual 123 8.5 s 146 60.1 £35,095
Automatic 126 8.3 s 145 58.9 £36,615
               
E 220 CDI AMG Sport 2,143 cc, 170 hp Manual 126 8.5 s 146 60.1 £37,590
Automatic 129 8.3 s 145 58.9 £39,110
E 250 CDI AMG Sport 2,143 cc, 204 hp Automatic 129 7.3 s 153 57.7 £40,730
E 350 BlueTEC AMG Sport 2,987 cc, 252 hp Automatic 150 6.4 s 155* 49.6 £42,435
E 200 AMG Sport 1,991 cc, 184 hp Automatic 140 7.8 s 149 47.1 £38,415
Mercedes Benz E-Class Cabriolet Prices and Line-up (2013)
Model Tech Data Transmission g/km of
CO2
0-62 mph Top mph Comb. mpg OTR
E 220 CDI SE 2,143 cc, 170 hp Manual 127 8.8 s 144 57.7 £38,465
Automatic 126 8.7 s 143 58.9 £39,985
               
E 220 CDI AMG Sport 2,143 cc, 170 hp Manual 136 8.8 s 144 57.7 £41,085
Automatic 130 8.7 s 143 58.9 £42,480
E 250 CDI AMG Sport 2,143 cc, 204 hp Automatic 130 7.7 s 151 57.7 £44,100
E 350 BlueTEC AMG Sport 2,987 cc, 252 hp Automatic 156 6.7 s 155* 47.9 £45,840
E 200 AMG Sport 1,991 cc, 184 hp Automatic 148 8.2 s 146 44.1 £41,800

* Electronically limited

Published 23 May 2013 Staff

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