Mercedes-Benz Malaysia, yesterday, spruced up its E-Class range with three new variants; the E200 Avantgarde, E300 Exclusive Line and the top-of-the-line E 350 AMG Line. At an estimated starting price of 379,888, the E-Class is expected the lead the Premium Luxury segment in the country. The new E-Class range is locally-assembled at Mercedes-Benz Malaysia plant up North.
The E350 AMG Line is new to the line-up, and it shares the able and new 2.0l turbo powerplant with the E200 and E300 variants. The new engine offers more exhilaration, minus a hefty fuel consumption.
Between the C-Class and S-Class, the E-Class has been one of the most sought-after models for Mercedes-Benz in global markets and domestically. Its popularity is due to its Executive design approach, both inside and out, as well as that ‘Status’ symbol.
Starting off the E-Class line-up, the E200 Avantgarde is decked with an Avantgarde touch and impressionable chrome trimmings on the lourve below the front bumper and rear bumper (also decked in high-gloss black). The car’s exhaust and 18-inch 5-spoke light-alloy wheels give the car a look that is instantly recognizable as a Mercedes E-Class. On the inside, the SPORTSTYLE package consists of the headliner in black fabric, center console in light carbon grain aluminium trim, sport pedals in brushed stainless steel with black rubber stuffs and the SPORTSTYLE package floor mats.
Power output is a healthy 197 hp, with a maximum torque of 320 Nm. As part of the safety and assistance package, the Blind Spot Assist is new in this variant.
Next to the E200 is the E300 Avantgarde, which emphasizes status-quo to a higher level with the classic Mercedes radiator grille and Three-point Star on the bonnet. In the performance department, the E300 is spiked up to 258 hp and a maximum torque of 370 Nm. With the E300 Exclusive, Mercedes adds Lane Tracking package to boost safety and driver’s assistance via Blind Spot Assist and Lane Keeping Assist.
The top-of-the-line E350 AMG Line is truly the most desired variant in the range. It distinguishing factors are plenty, we’ll highlight the important ones such as; AMG bodystyling , interior AMG elements and a whole of power derived from the stock 2.0l turbocharged powerplant, capable of 299 hp with a maximum torque of 400 Nm, plus an addition of 150 Nm boost attributed by the belt-driven starter generator. The AMG E-Class does 0 – 100 kmh in just 5.9 seconds.
New in the car is the Driving Assistance Package, a safety package of several safety technologies, which help to avoid collision while enhancing the car’s standard safety features. The car is also equipped with the DYNAMIC Body Ccontrol suspension with adjustable damping between maximum agility or high damping comfort suited to the route profile and personal driving style.
Slated for roll-out to dealerships soon, the E-Class range is afforded with Mercedes-Benz Financing packages. The E-ssential financing starts from RM3,998 and comes with a variety of packages. Just choose a financing package that suits your need and Mercedes-Benz will take care of the rest. Now for a limited time, all Agility financing contract comes with 2 Complimentary Comprehensive Service Package. Furthermore, indulge in the advantages of Agility Financing offerings while the performance of your prized investment is well taken care of by Mercedes-Benz certified and trained technicians with genuine spare parts at their disposal.
For more details call 1-800-88-1133 or speak to a Finance and Insurance Executive at your nearest Mercedes-Benz Autohaus.
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