The Mercedes-Benz E-class T model is no longer indispensable since the first generation of the 1978 from our street scene. Also by the current E-class series there is one again as it officially says tourism and transport class.
From the start of the market, the E class station wagon with three engines will be available: e 200 with 184-Horsepower gasoline engine, e 220 d with a 194-Horsepower diesel engine and e 250 with 211 horsepower. In the fourth quarter of 2016 happen following aggregates: the E 200 d with 150 HP and the six-cylinder engine in the S 400 4Matic with 333 HP. A first performance stage is ignited with the Mercedes-AMG S 43 4Matic. 401 HP from a three-liter V6 power the combination here. The automatic nine-speed gearbox "9G-Tronic" unites all engines.
Visually, the T-model looks like exactly the limousine of the E-class up to the B-pillar. A heavily sloped rear window, short overhangs and a long wheelbase can be dynamically to effect the combination. Help the low, stretched side Windows and the roof spoiler with integrated third brake light. In the spacious rear fit depending on the back seat apportionment between 670 and 1,820 liters. The standard "cargo" function of the rear seats, which can be steeper if required ten degrees and get that 30 additional litre volume with five fully fledged seats from the T-model is new. Special feature: fits in the trunk even a euro pallet. The standard electromechanical opening tailgate is optionally available with a gesture control by foot-kick. So that the vehicle is also heavier loading always on the road, an automatic level control on the air suspension on the rear axle is installed. This keeps the car always in horizontal position.
Inside the wagon takes over the design of the sedan. The cockpit is equipped with two large 12.3-inch displays that merge under a shared disk to a computer screen. The infotainment system is controlled by a touchpad controller on the center console. New is the ' heat comfort package "with heated armrests in the doors and center console. The "Mercedes me connect Concierge service" can seek help when a breakdown or an accident quickly. Also, the service can provide passengers with hotel and restaurant bookings.
According to Mercedes is the new T-model of the E-class in the Interior of one of the quietest cars in its class. With a stiffened chassis, which transmits less vibration, as well as special insulation and absorbers the car to keep out the noise from the cockpit. Optional is an "acoustic comfort package" available, with special absorbing acoustic slides into the slices are installed. And even when the assistance systems Mercedes not saves the T model. There is an active brake assist braking if necessary also autonomously as in the sedan, a "drive pilot", which follows ahead vehicles up to a speed of 210 km/h, as well as a "remote Park pilot", of one independently - the combination and parked out. (mf)