The new Mercedes-Benz E Class saloon and estate is now available to order, sporting a fresher look and a new infotainment system.
The executive saloon borrows styling cues from the sleeker CLA and CLS models.
Prices start from £39,130 on-the-road for the entry E 200 Sport Saloon, and £41,460 for the E 200 Sport Estate.
The E 200 features a 2.0-litre petrol engine with EQ Boost mild-hybrid technology, generating 197PS and 320Nm. It delivers up to 38.7mpg and emits from 165g/km of CO2.
Using a 3.0-litre straight-six petrol engine, the E 450 4Matic produces 367PS and 500Nm. On the combined cycle, it can achieve 31.4mpg and 204g/km.
The diesel-powered E 220 d has an output of 194PS and 400Nm. It can deliver up to 53.3 mpg and emits from 139g/km.
The E 400 d 4MATIC uses a 3.0-litre straight-six engine that can produce 340PS and 700Nm. It can return up to 42.2 mpg and emits from 176g/km of CO2.
Two plug in hybrids are also offered: the petrol E 300 e and the diesel E 300 de. The E 300 e is priced from £46,230, while the E 300 de starts at £47,480.
The E 300 e combines a 2.0-litre petrol engine with a 13.5 kWh battery, together they have a maximum output of 333PS and 790Nm. It can deliver 176.6 mpg and emits 37g/km of CO2. The E 300 e has an all-electric range of between 33 and 35 miles.
The E 300 de uses a 2.0-litre diesel engine and the same 13.5 kWh battery. The combustion engine produces 194PS and 400Nm, while the electric motor can add up to 122PS and 440Nm. The E 300 de is capable of achieving 235.4 mpg and emits 33 g/km of CO2. It has an all-electric range of between 32 and 34 miles.
All models come as standard with a 9G-Tronic nine-speed automatic transmission.
Standard equipment on Sport models – available on E 200 and E 220 d only – includes MBUX infotainment system, with two 12.3-inch cockpit and central displays, 17-inch alloy wheels, front and rear parking sensors, reversing camera, LED headlights, Blind Spot Assist, wireless smartphone charging, leather upholstery and heated front seats.
For an additional £2,500, AMG Line adds 18-inch AMG alloy wheels, AMG bodystyling, privacy glass, Multibeam LED intelligent headlights and three-zone automatic climate control.
AMG Line Premium (+£2,000) adds 19-inch AMG alloy wheels, Keyless-Go, 360-degree camera and MBUX augmented reality for navigation.
For another £2,500, the range-topping AMG Line Night Edition Premium Plus adds 20-inch AMG alloy wheels, Night package, panoramic sunroof, Burmester surround sound system and Memory package, including electrically adjustable front seats.
AMG Line Night Edition Premium Plus models are optionally available with the £1,695 Driving Assistance package.
Plug-in hybrid models are offered in AMG Line Edition, AMG Line, AMG Line Premium or AMG Line Premium Night Edition.
First deliveries of the new E Class will commence at the end of Summer.