The minor change Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been introduced in the Thai market, with prices starting at Bt3.19 million.
The 2021 E-Class lineup for Thailand includes the E 300 e Avantgarde priced at Bt3.19 million, E 220 d AMG Sport priced at Bt3.54 million and the E 300 e AMG Dynamic priced at Bt3.77 million.
“We are confident that Mercedes-Benz The new E-Class is a new model that will energize the luxury car market in the first quarter of 2021. Amongst other new models to gradually arrive throughout the year, consumers will be continuously excited with Mercedes-Benz,” said Roland Folger, president and CEO of distributor Mercedes-Benz (Thailand) Ltd.
The third-generation hybrid powertrain in the E 300 e plug-in models comprises of a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine plus an electric motor offering a combined 211hp and 350Nm. Acceleration from 0-100km/h is claimed at 5.7 seconds while the top speed is 250km/h.
Mercedes-Benz claims that the E 300 e can cover as much as 50kms in EV mode.
Meanwhile, the E 220 d comes with a 2.0-liter Euro-6 turbodiesel with 194hp and 400Nm, propelling the car from 0-100km/h in 7.3 seconds and a top speed of 240km/h. It comes with a 9-speed automatic gearbox that saves fuel by 6.5 per cent.
Exterior highlights include the new front and rear end design, with diamond-shaped grille, new bumpers and trunk lid, as well as AMG body styling.
There are 84-bulb multi-beam LED headlights with 650-meter high beam, rear LED lights, 19-inch alloy wheels and panoramic sunroof.
The interior features a three-spoke multi-function steering wheel with touch control, 12.3-inch display, Artico leather upholstery, 64-color ambient lighting system and a high-end Burmester audio system.
There’s also a new touchpad with voice control, as well as smartphone-operated Mercedes me app functions like remotely turning on the climate control, checking the hybrid system or locating the car parking spot.