Here in the U.S., we are limited to the E350 and E550 in terms of E-Class Coupes from Benz, but Japan has one extra model that we do not get here in the states, the E250 Coupe. This entry-level E-Class Coupe features a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-spot that cranks out 208 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.
For Japanese customers that want a little extra something from their base E250, you can now opt for a Special Edition model that will be limited to just 100 units. On the outside, there are two color options, as 80 of said models are painted Polar White and the remaining 20 units are coated in Fire Opal. On top of the special paint, this E250 Special Edition also gets 18-inch, twin-spoke AMG wheels and the AMG Sport Package. For an extra ¥200,000 — about $2,000 at the current exchange rates — buyers can also add in a body kit that includes skirts all the way around, and front and rear spoilers.
Inside the E250 Special Edition it features a Nappa leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a Bengal Red interior on the Polar White model and Natural Beige on the Fire Opal model.
This package checks in at ¥7.12 million — roughly $71,000 — which is a ¥430,000 ($4,200) increase over the base E250. Not too bad.
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In the U.S., we have the E350 and E550 Coupe available at $52,200 and $59,000, respectively. The E350 comes standard with a 3.5-liter V-6 that pushes out 302 horsepower through a seven-speed automatic transmission. This is enough to get the coupe to 60 mph in 6.1 seconds. Moving into the E550 nets the E-Class Coupe 402 horsepower from a 4.6-liter V-8. This engine combined with the seven-speed auto gearbox sprint the E550 to 60 mph in just 4.9 seconds.
On top of pretty quick acceleration, the E550 gets a respectable 26 mpg on the highway, while the E350 gets up to 30 mpg.