Every time I called I was on hold for over 10 minutes each time and that was about three times. It has an average diesel consumption of 64. Three tube rings with a galvanised finish demonstrate the car's sporty credentials to the driver. Two chrome louvres extend left and right either side of the central star, tapering off at the outer edges and creating a sporty, arrow-shaped horizontal sweep which gives the front end a pronounced V-shape. Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe The expressive Mercedes C-Class Coupé sees Mercedes-Benz, now in its 125th year of corporate history, entering a new market segment and for the first time offering a compact, classic coupé. The lower control arm consists of two separate elements which serve as torque and cross struts and are both made of aluminium.
The base V-6 in the E350 is much-improved in terms of smoothness, and regardless of the model or engine chosen, however, the E-Class range rewards the driver with adjustable suspension settings, a responsive seven-speed automatic, and improved, yet still comfortable, driving dynamics. The interior: highest quality with exclusive colour accents The dashboard instrument panel features a strong, sporty and high-quality design. Lots of chrome accents, flares, bulges, and creases catch the eye, though what's beautiful to some may be busy to others. By the numbers, the latest E Class Sedans gained significant trunk volume, and the back seat itself is easy to access and flip forward for more space, thanks to a split-folding design. With multi-link independent rear suspension, the wheel is attached to five flexibly mounted, independently acting control arms which restrict five of the available spatial movements: owing to this intelligent control arm construction, each rear wheel basically retains freedom of movement in one plane only, namely during controlled compression and rebound.
The drive system: plenty of performance, low fuel consumption There is a choice of three petrol engines and two diesel powerplants to power the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupé. The sedan is the baseline for the E Class, with all the other models sharing its cues, wrapping them in different packages. In many respects, the current E Class models are a return to form, to the classy feel and plush interior appointments--combined with vaultlike construction--that made Mercedes-Benz such a longtime luxury benchmark. Many options can be had a la carte, as well, though it may be tough for those with peculiar tastes to find the exact combo they're looking for on a dealer lot. The combination of matt keys, high-gloss areas and a new thumbwheel design underlines the high perceived value of the interior.
A wide chamfer at the top of the boot lid, which is based on the side panel, highlights the rear's compactness. This upsweep not only adds a sporty flourish to the way the side windows look; the shaping at the bottom of the C-pillar also enhances the powerful shoulders. All models include wood, metal, and refined plastic trims, which you can further dress up through a long list of customization options. The cabin extends far beyond the rear axle over the rear window in its flat position to a sportily short tail end. The four-cylinder petrol engines have direct injection and are turbocharged, offering high performance and exemplary economy. The wagon version is very versatile yet has the handling of a sedan. This extends from the centre air vents across the front passenger side to the outer air vent, emphasising the interior's generous proportions.
When shock absorber impulses are greater, for example when cornering at speed or performing evasive manoeuvres, the maximum damping forces are set and the car is effectively stabilised. Many well-thought-out little aspects make the car very livable and satisfying. The E Class family offers an impressive number of above-and-beyond active-safety features--many of them optional--to detect driver drowsiness, monitor blind spots, control high beams automatically, maintain a set following distance, and help keep you in your lane. Typical coupé features include the short front overhang, long bonnet, steeply raked windscreen and long, stretched out roof. Compared to the previous generation of the E Class, the interior of the current car feels a little more conservative, yet also modernist and less curvaceous than some of the automaker's other efforts. Mercedes-Benz significantly improved the trims and finishes in the current E Class models in their last redesign, and they stand up well against any of its luxury rivals.
At 21 mpg city and 32 mpg highway, it's the greenest of the E Class bunch. This youthful, sporty two-door car was unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. Wagon models have even more versatility, with fold-down seats, an open cargo space, and two temporary-duty, rear-facing third-row seats. Wagons are of course the most versatile for cargo, and they include a couple of temporary-use, rear-facing third-row seats. When the car is stationary, customers are able to browse freely or surf to a Mercedes-Benz Online service whose pages load particularly rapidly and are also easy to use while on the move.
The E Class still radiates Teutonic charm. The salesman was some kind of idiot. For 2012, there are eleven airbags standard, including driver knee bag, and an optional side airbag for rear-seat passengers can be added. Base E350 models include a completely new 3. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupé is a fully fledged four-seater featuring four sporty, comfortable integral seats.
The side air intakes in the bumper featuring integrated, horizontal daytime running lamps are positioned low down, giving the coupé a road-hugging appearance. The assistance systems are based on the latest radar, camera and sensor technology, and cover frequent accident causes such as driving too closely, fatigue and darkness. From the rear, the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupé looks sportily short. Interior space was improved with the latest E Class redesign, a couple of years ago, with better back-seat space than before. This continues into the side sections which extend from beneath the headlamps and blend into the feature lines along the vehicle flanks, thereby linking the front end with the sides.
The E-Class is a rolling showcase of Mercedes-Benz's ability to innovate and pack more safety features than most other automakers. I have several other Mercedes Benz's and I can say they just get Better and Better! As standard, the coupé comes with the new generation of three-spoke steering wheel with its chromed central spoke that first appeared on the new. I asked a few questions about other cars because I was there his answers were mostly grunts and blank stares. Precision suspension: three-link front axle, multi-link independent rear suspension The front axle has a three-link construction with McPherson spring struts. Across the line, build quality is tight, materials selection is mostly excellent, and quietness is a strength. Both the V-6 and V-8 gasoline engines are available in the Sedan, Coupe, and Convertible, while the Wagon only offers the 3. The centre air intake opens upwards, forming a visual base unit for the radiator grille which has the double-louvre style typical of a coupé.
The third link in the front suspension is the tie rod which connects the transverse steering gear to the wheels. Vinyl remains the standard base-level upholstery, though in the U. Among all of these E Class variants is a design presence that's unmistakably German, with more aggressively worked sheetmetal and some crisper cues on the outside, made good with an interior that, for the most part, brings back the fine materials and trims--plus the stout, tight feel--that had previously brought luxury shoppers in droves. The touch surfaces of the controls are finely detailed and galvanised. It was previously only available in Sedan form, but for the 2012 model year it's also offered as a Wagon. Even considering the improvements in those gasoline engines, you're still going to keep things clean--and the most fuel-efficient--with the E350 BlueTec Sedan. If desired, the backrests in the rear can be folded down to make the boot larger.