Mercedes Benz E-Class Coupe Review
The name 'Mercedes Benz' can be utilized as synonymous for elite class, luxury and premium styling. The company launched a range of executive cars in various engines and body configurations produced since 1993. The range of those executive cars is known as Mercedes Benz E-Class. The E-Class Coupe is a body configuration of the whole range of Mercedes Benz E-Class. The coupe elaborates extraordinary feat of engineering with unmatched style and extraordinary strength. To give a dramatic view of the sky to its occupants, the company has employed the standard Panorama roof with a heat-reflecting tinted glass overhead. Along with this, the car provides lot of other elegant features and ideal setup for the perfect drive.
Engine, Mileage and Variants
Mercedes Benz E-Class Coupe is available in three variants, namely E400 Coupe, E400 4MATIC Coupe and E550 Coupe. The company has equipped the E400 Coupe and the E400 4MATIC Coupe with a 3.0-litre V6 biturbo engine. The 3.0-litre engine is capable of knocking out a peak power of 329 hp at 5,250 to 6,000 rpm along with a peak torque of 354 lb-ft at 1,600 to 4,000 rpm. The E550 Coupe will be powered by a 4.7-litre V8 biturbo engine, which is capable of generating a peak power of 402 hp at 5,000 rpm and a peak torque of 443 lb-ft at 1,600 to 4,750 rpm. The decent acceleration and pick up of the E-Class Coupe is evident from the fact that the car can reach a speed of 62mph from a standstill in just 8.8 seconds. The E400 and E400 4MATIC variants deliver a fuel efficiency of 20-29mpg. The E550 Coupe is capable to give a fuel efficiency of 18-26mpg.
The Mercedes Benz E-Class Coupe comes with lots of upmarket styling and features. Still, the vehicle resembles the traditional looking Mercedes with a dimension measuring 185 inch in length, 70.3 inch in width and 54.8 inch in height. The wheelbase of the car measures 108.7 inch. The restyling of the E-class features single sleek headlamps, sharp bumper and simple twin strut designed grille. The exteriors of the car is not completely restyled. However, the view from outside is still enticing with a confident stance and chiselled physique.
The interiors of the Mercedes Benz E-Class Coupe do not reflect the sporting image of the car. However, the interiors deliver a persuasive blend of both quality and quantity. The Company has kept the interiors of the car quite simple. The dashboard of the E-Class Coupe is gently sculpted with metal finish. The dials are quite plumped and easy to read. The ventilation of the car is brilliantly good. Along with this, Mercedes Benz has equipped autonomous assistance and innovative stereo cameras and radar sensors in the car. For the entertainment, car has COMAND infotainment system, which can handle entertainment, navigation and countless conveniences with an elegant central controller and a vivid 7-inch display. The front seats can tilt and slide. But, as the car is based on the C-Class Coupe, it is shorter than the saloon. Hence, the cabin is not that spacious. The boot space is quite adequate at 450 litres.
Safety, Brakes and Miscellaneous
The safety features of Mercedes Benz are well known. The E-Class Coupe will only serve the purpose of adding more fame to its reputation. The car has traction and stability control systems along with nine supplemental restraints, which includes front air bags, Pelvic air bags, a knee air bag, full-length side curtains and front side airbags. Along with these, the car is also equipped with attention assist system, collision prevention assist, optional safety gear with Active Lane Keeping Assist and pre-safe brakes.
The E-Class Coupe of Mercedes Benz offers much improved and stylish looks. Along with this, the car also offers world-class ride with its advanced technologies and good engines. However, the cabin space and the gearbox of the car are not appropriate in accordance to its high prices.