Mercedes-Benz is taking a big step into the future with numerous innovations in the future E-Class, including in terms of the design of the interior, which features a wide high-resolution next-generation dual display 12. The same applies to the optionally available enhanced ambience lighting. The developers have focused on the use of newly implemented presentation and display techniques to make it easier — i. A big step into the future. The design idiom of the new business saloon is characterised by an interplay of strong solid bodies with sculptural surfaces and an avant-garde clarity and extensiveness of control and display zones. The result is that passengers in the E-Class can enjoy a new control experience with high-resolution visualisations and animations.
It comes with all the features of the E-Class, the most intelligent executive saloon. In the interests of a sporty look, the suspension is 15 millimetres lower than on the Saloon and is tuned for comfort with an amplitude-dependent damping system. With its design bias towards a sense of space, the interior of the future E-Class combines the elegance of the luxury class with the cultivated sportiness of the C-Class. Further engine variants and versions will follow. As the key design element, it emphasises the width, as does the fascia-spanning trim, which terminates with a dynamic sweep in the door panel.
Precisely executed seams give emphasis to the seat design of each equipment line. A further input option, familiar from the C-Class, is offered by the touchpad on the centre console. Each generation combined superb design with agile sportiness and contemporary luxury at a high level. This enables the driver to control every function of the infotainment system in a simple, logical and intuitive manner without having to take their hands off the steering wheel. A decidedly sporty note is set by the air vents, the form of which is heavily influenced by the look of a turbine engine. It, too, is set lower.
Remote Parking Assist is also new: For the first time, this system allows the vehicle to be moved into and out of garages and parking spaces remotely using a smartphone app. The future E-Class is the first ever car to integrate touch control buttons in the spokes of the multifunction steering wheel. At the same time, the occupants enjoy a sensual interior with spacious architecture and high-quality materials. The goal in developing the all-new control and display concept was to closely unite intuitiveness of use with functionally expressive yet attractive design. Using a switch in the centre console for the standard system, the driver can vary the damping characteristics of this suspension. As an exclusive and sporty coupé, the latest member of the E-Class family can look back on an almost fifty-year history. This, too, allows all functions to be controlled by single or multi-finger gestures multitouch.
Next Level Interior Design for the future E-Class. The impressive range of exterior paint finishes is harmoniously matched to the contemporary interior colour scheme. Mercedes-Benz is taking the next step along the road to autonomous driving. Additionally control by direct button is possible. Touch control buttons in the spokes of the steering wheel. Like the surface of a smartphone, the buttons are touch-sensitive and therefore respond precisely to horizontal and vertical finger swipes. The dynamic looks are underlined by four frameless side windows and the absence of a B-pillar.
All the models available at market launch are equipped as standard with the nine-speed automatic transmission, which allows fast gearshifts along with lower engine speeds. With 64 colours, it offers a host of possibilities for personalisation. It also offers the intelligence of the E-Class family with full smartphone integration, Widescreen Cockpit and the latest driver assistance systems with the option of, among other things, partially automated driving. The all-new experience is rounded off by a novel, intelligent graphic design with high-resolution visualisations and animations as well as simplified control logic. Especially for the E-Class Coupé, there is a choice of two new innovative, light wood trim packages in open-pore and high-gloss finishes. A new control experience meets high-quality materials and spacious architecture. They allow the driver to control the entire infotainment system using finger swipes without having to take their hands off the steering wheel.
The interior as an expression of emotion and intelligence. The driver can choose at any time which input method they prefer. . With its expressive coupé-esque proportions, clear and sensual design and long-distance comfort for four people, the new E-Class Coupé combines the beauty and classic virtues of a grand tourer with state-of-the-art technology. It also permits letters, numbers and special characters to be entered as handwriting. Thanks to innovative crystal optics, the tail lamps also have a brilliant appearance reminiscent of the glow of a jet engine.
In addition, touch-sensitive control buttons on the steering wheel make their first appearance in a car. As a member of the current E-Class family, the new Coupé is significantly smarter than its predecessor. These merge visually to form a wide-screen cockpit, thus acting as a central element to emphasise the horizontal bias of the interior design. The suspension on the new E-Class Coupé offers agile driving pleasure on winding roads together with exceptional ride comfort. A common glass cover results in a modern flat-screen look.
On locking the vehicle, the light sequence runs in the opposite direction. Having selected the desired function with a swipe, the driver presses the appropriate touch control button to trigger the function. Powerful engines with low exhaust emissions and comfortable suspensions with selective damping provide the guarantee of a sporty and agile driving experience. The coupé-esque proportions typical of Mercedes-Benz are characterised by a distinctive front end with low-positioned sports grille and central star, a long bonnet with powerdomes, a rearward-shifted, squat greenhouse and a muscular rear end. The two optionally available high-resolution and brilliant 12. It is able to warn the driver of an imminent collision, provide optimum support with emergency braking and, if necessary, also autonomously apply the brakes. As the instrument cluster, this wide-screen cockpit contains a large display with virtual instruments in the direct field of vision of the driver as well a central display above the centre console.