Mercedes-Benz E-Class: 11th generation and still waxing stronger -GCFRNG
The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class lives up to expectations with improved features that have made it the luxury car to beat in its class.
According to the authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer in Nigeria, Weststar Associates, the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class excites with automotive intelligence. Taking on a comprehensive upgrade from its 10th-generation predecessors, it comes with a host of design and technology innovations.
With this model update, the E-Class continues to live up to its reputation as the “heart of the Mercedes-Benz brand,” says Mirko Plath, Managing Director of Weststar Associates Limited, announcing the arrival of the new E-Class in Nigeria. Recently.
He said that “Weststar Associates Limited, an authorized general dealer of Mercedes-Benz in Nigeria, is proud to announce the arrival of the new E-Class in showrooms across the country.”
The exterior design of the new E-Class comes with a more dynamic design, showing a clear improvement over its predecessor.
The front end comes with a higher chrome content, with the headlights and radiator grille completely redesigned. The hood features distinctive-looking power domes, while the headlamps have a flatter design, with all-LED technology. At the rear, the all-new E-Class features a new rear bumper and a new boot lid.
The taillights were also redesigned with new internals. Another exterior highlight is the new aerodynamic wheels, which contribute to a more sustainable ride.
The interior design of the new E-Class comes with a sensual aura, high-quality materials and technical innovations. It is equipped with a completely redesigned smart steering wheel as part of the facelift.
The Touch Control buttons on the steering wheel spokes are now capacitive as well, reducing the need for mechanical control panels. The design of the front seats accentuates the sporty aura of the interior, offering strong lateral support without compromising comfort.
New colors and appointment materials are also added in the interior; These include the new magma gray / neva gray, black / nut brown and magma gray / macchia to beige color combinations, and trim in silver open pore ash wood, fondant walnut wood, brushed aluminum and carbon grain aluminum.
The new E-Class is equipped with the latest generation of the MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) multimedia system. As standard, it includes two large 10.25-inch / 26 cm displays, which for a widescreen appearance are arranged side by side. Two 12.3-inch / 31.2 cm displays are optionally available.
The information in the instrument cluster and on the multimedia display is easily readable on the large, high-resolution displays. An emotional presentation with brilliant graphics underscores the understandability of the intuitive control structure.
For the first time the E-Class comes with electrified powertrains, the four-cylinder gasoline engines (M 254) will feature a second-generation Integrated Starter Generator (ISG) producing up to 15 kW of additional power and 200 Nm more of pair.
This technology is also part of the standard equipment of the six-cylinder petrol engines (M 256) available for the first time in the E-Class. The range of high-efficiency, low-emission and powerful petrol engines will cover a power range of 115 to 270 kW.
In addition, the 9G-TRONIC transmission is included, which has been further developed to suit the second-generation ISG.
When it comes to safety, the new E-Class has the latest generation of Mercedes-Benz driver assistance systems that provide cooperative support to drivers.
These include; the new generation of hands-free capacitive sensing steering wheels, Active Brake Assist; in the driving assistance package, now also with turn maneuvering function, Active Blind Spot Assist, now also with exit warning and parking package in combination with 360 ° camera, with newly enlarged side view and , for the first time, automatic parking not only in parallel and parking spaces at the end, but also in marked areas.
URBAN GUARD vehicle protection is also available for the new E-Class. URBAN GUARD consists of an anti-theft alarm system, trailer protection with visual and audible warning in the event of a change in position, alarm siren, interior monitoring and pre-installation for theft detection and parking collision.
MD / CEO of Weststar Associates Limited, Mr. Mirko Plath, commented; “The new E-Class is a masterpiece of innovation, with this current generation selling more than 1.2 million units worldwide, the E-Class remains the most popular Mercedes-Benz vehicle even in this market.
We are proud to be able to introduce this new E-Class model and we are excited for our customers to experience this new chapter in innovation and technology. “
The new E-Class is now available in Nigeria, courtesy of Weststar Associates Limited, the Mercedes-Benz General Authorized Dealer in Nigeria and is now available at our many dealerships across the country: Barbedos Cars Limited, MB Automobile Services Limited, Skymit Motors Limited, Sunny Motors Limited and Tetralog Nigeria Limited.