It’s well constructed, makes a great taxi and has relocations well on the autobahn – the S213 E-Class T-Model is among Daimler’s unrecognized heroes. And despite being just a couple of years old, it’s getting a facelift.
This is all part of the update for the entire E-Class family, which came out in 2016. We’ve currently seen numerous prototypes, but not this one. It seems a classy new plug-in hybrid, which may likewise boast distinctive styling.
2021 Mercedes E-Class Engine
We’re not discussing the fake double-spoke design of the wheels, but rather the shape of the front bumper. This might be a direct replacement for the existing E 300de. The 2-liter diesel making 194 HP and 400 Nm may stay the very same, but the electrical motor might upgrade its current output of 122 HP. Also, Mercedes is dealing with new battery technology.
Depending on what you read, it will either double the present model’s 13.5 kWh capability or give the car a pure electrical series of 100 kilometers or 62 miles. We think they will opt for a 20 kWh pack, considering there’s not a great deal of leftover space in the trunk.
2021 Mercedes E-Class Design
As you can probably inform, some severe cosmetic changes are also happening, which might be revealed around the time of the Detroit Auto Show in January. However, it will not make it into dealers until the 2021 model year. At the front, we’re dealing with an entirely new grille and narrower headlights, which remind us of both the GLS-Class and the CLS four-door coupe.
2021 Mercedes E-Class Rear
Around the back, upgrades will be restricted to some longer taillights which wrap around the trunk cover and a renewed touches to the bumper. As the prototype passes our cameraman, spotter WalkoArt, we likewise capture glances of the interior. It’s quite apparent that those screens come from the MBUX infotainment upgrade.