The Mercedes E chic facelift in long-wheelbase anatomy has been appear at the Beijing Motor Show, about six months afterwards the German cast took the wraps off the accepted model.
As India and China are amidst the alone markets area the E-class LWB is awash – and India is the alone right-hand drive bazaar for this adaptation – the archetypal for China gives a acceptable abstraction of what we’re activity to get.
E chic LWB has a 140mm best wheelbase than the accepted car
Design changes abreast identical to the accepted E-class facelift
E-class continued wheelbase facelift accepted to access in India in 2021
As its name implies, the E-class LWB’s wheelbase is 140mm best than the accepted model, which measures in at 2,939mm. The continued wheelbase adaptation is additionally hardly best overall, but is of the aforementioned amplitude and height.
The added breadth gives it a added commonly comfortable auto look, but otherwise, there isn’t too abundant that differentiates the LWB from the accepted E-class facelift.
As we saw back E-class LWB facelift images had emerged online beforehand this year, it appearance the new headlight and bonanza design, forth with a added three-slat chrome grille and chrome surrounds on the fog ablaze clusters. Sportier versions of the E-class facelift get a sunken, mesh-like grille with the Mercedes logo in the centre.
At the rear, the accepted and long-wheelbase E-class allotment a new set of slim, wraparound tail-lamps, a new cossack lid and a tweaked rear bonanza design. New admixture caster options will advice to mark the two apart.
Mercedes claims that rear-seat abundance has additionally taken a footfall up, and has added a new rear centre animate touchscreen and two USB ports.
Besides these changes, there’s no way to acquaint the E-class long-wheelbase from the accepted archetypal – the adapted MBUX software for the infotainment and the new council caster are common.
In April 2020, amidst the aboriginal lockdown due to the advancing COVID-19 pandemic, Santosh Iyer, carnality president, Sales and Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India, had accepted that the E-class facelift would access in India in 2021. Afar from the council caster affective to the appropriate side, the India-spec 2021 E-class is accepted to be identical to the archetypal appear for China.
Expect the aforementioned agent options from the accepted car to abide – the E-class on auction appropriate now comes in E 200 (Rs 59.08-63.30 lakh), E 220d (Rs 60.10-64.32 lakh) and E 350d (Rs 75.06 lakh) form. There’s additionally the E-class All-Terrain E 220d 4Matic (Rs 77.25 lakh) accessible in the India line-up, admitting this CBU acceptation is based on the base wagon or acreage anatomy appearance with the accepted wheelbase.
When the E-class facelift launches in India, it’ll battling the BMW 5 series, Audi A6 and Jaguar XF.