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If your heart says S-Class but your pocket says no, then the E-Class would be perfect for you.

We love how the E-Class has been one of the benchmarks in the mid-size luxury sedan segment besides the 5 Series and the A6. It is still in its fifth generation and in that regard, Mercedes has given a facelift with updated looks and a lot of advanced electronics. The 2022 model year pretty much has all the features with fewer additions making the E-Class a complete no-brainer in terms of recommendations. So should you consider the E-Class or just go with other options from BMW and Audi? Let’s uncover the facts, shall we?

 

Latest Mercedes E-Class news and reviews:

Spy Shots: An Early Look at the Mercedes-AMG E53e

Spy Shots: An Early Look at the Mercedes-AMG E53e

Mercedes-Benz is not ready to give up its AMG V-8 engine just yet, so in order to meet the new emission standard, it will go with hybridization for a while. Its solution for the moment will be to assist the gasoline engine with a torquey electric motor that will help not only improve the vehicle’s performance but also improve fuel economy. Of course, the AMG version of the next generation E-Class will be no exception. Known as the AMG E53e, the hybrid sedan was first caught during cold winter conditions of the Arctic Circle and now it is back for a new round of testing on German roads.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz E450 All-Terrain Review: The Perfect SUV Alternative?

2022 Mercedes-Benz E450 All-Terrain Review: The Perfect SUV Alternative?

The E-Class Wagon is only available in Crossover-Esq All-Terrain guise. It offers seven seats with best-in-class cargo space

It’s a classic car-enthusiast grumble: “All these SUVs are nothing but tall station wagons.” But what happens when you get a station wagon that’s almost like a low SUV? That’s the 2022 Mercedes-Benz E450 All-Terrain, currently the only way you can still get an E-Class station wagon.

The E-Class wagon takes everything that makes an E-Class sedan great — fantastic ride and handling, a beautifully finished interior, cutting-edge technology, a decadent overall experience — and nearly three times the trunk space (35 cubic feet of trunk space instead of 13). But starting last year, Mercedes decided this much cargo space needs some SUV trimmings and created the All-Terrain.

What that means is gray plastic cladding, four-wheel height-adjustable air suspension, and standard all-wheel drive. It comes in at a steep base price of $68,400, which is higher than even most luxury SUVs. We spent a week testing the 2022 E450 All-Terrain and here’s what we found.

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Mercedes-AMG E63 Final Edition - Ending a 30-Year Legacy

Mercedes-AMG E63 Final Edition - Ending a 30-Year Legacy

This could be your last chance to own a V-8 powered E-Class

With Mercedes-Benz already testing the next generation E-Class, the company is also preparing to say goodbye to the current model. A special edition E 63 S 4MATIC+ Final Edition, offered in both sedan and station wagon guise, has just been announced to bid farewell to the successful W/S 213 performance model series. However, this special edition is not only saying goodbye to a generation, but also to the V-8 itself, as the next E-Class will not be offered with a V-8 anymore. Rumors suggest the V-8 will be replaced by a hybridized four-cylinder powertrain.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Night Edition

2022 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Night Edition

The ’Night Edition’ gives the E-Class a very mean appearance

Mercedes-Benz is not the only automaker out there to offer a Night Edition package. In fact, this has been quite a popular name among the special editions lately. For example, Hyundai is offering a Sonata N Line Night Edition, while Ram added the same name to its 1500 and Heavy Duty models.

However, the name has the longest history in the Mercedes-Benz lineup. It has even been offered for models like the Maybach S 650. But, the latest addition is for the E-Class lineup, including coupe, cabrio, sedan, and station wagon, with the exception of the AMG models.

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2021 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Brabus 800

2021 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Brabus 800

With specs like 780+ horses and 0-60 mph in three seconds, Brabus has elevated this top-spec AMG E-Class model to unimaginable levels

When you think of high-end aftermarket companies, some of the top names that come to mind include Hennessey, Mansory, and Brabus. While Hennessey is known for outright performance builds and Mansory for the most radical and unusual mods, Brabus is a blend of the two. It is back with yet another Mercedes build, this time, for the AMG E63 S called the Brabus 800. New wheels and aerodynamic elements on the outside, plush treatment on the inside, and power enhancement to the existing V-8 make this Brabus build an absolute beast.

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The 2024 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Prototype Starts Playing Around Nürburgring

The 2024 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Prototype Starts Playing Around Nürburgring

The automaker has still covered it very well with the camouflage

Mercedes-Benz has just launched the E-Class facelift, but its engineers are already busy working on the sedan’s next generation. Our spy photographers caught the next E-Class for the first time back in December 2021, and then again in January of 2022. Things have been quiet ever since, but today, the car has been spotted once again. And, this time it’s headed to the Nürburgring for some endurance testing.

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Two Modified Nissan GT-Rs Gang Up On A Mercedes-AMG E63S T-model

Two Modified Nissan GT-Rs Gang Up On A Mercedes-AMG E63S T-model

Can this modified family car take on two Nissan GT-Rs on the drag strip? Awesome V-8 and V-6 noises

Officially Gassed has staged another drag race for us, this time with three cars. The question here is, can a modified Mercedes AMG E63S T-model hold its own against two Nissan GT-Rs? The AMG E63 S is heavier, but also has the most horsepower and torque of the bunch. Let’s see if that counts for something.

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The 2023 Mercedes AMG E53e Hybrid Decides To Grace Us With its Presence For The First Time

The 2023 Mercedes AMG E53e Hybrid Decides To Grace Us With its Presence For The First Time

The next-gen E-Class AMG will go hybrid!

It looks like Mercedes-Benz is very serious about hybridizing its future lineup, including all its AMG models too. it seems that the last model to follow this path is the AMG version of the next generation E-Class.

Our spy photographers caught what seems to be the future AMG E53e out for a first testing session in the cold winter conditions of the Arctic Circle.

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The Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Has Been Put On Steroids By Brabus And It Now Makes 900 Horsepower!

The Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Has Been Put On Steroids By Brabus And It Now Makes 900 Horsepower!

Brabus made sure that the car even looks the part by giving the sedan a lot of aggressive aesthetic upgrades

When you hear "Brabus 900" you automatically think of a modified Mercedes-Benz car with 900 horsepower under the hood. That was the case with the recently launched 2022 Brabus 900 Rocket Edition or the Mercedes-AMG G63 900 Rocket Edition - both cars announced back in 2021.

Now, the German tuner came with a new Brabus 900 program, this time based on the Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+. And, we have to admit, it made it better in absolutely every aspect.

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American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner

American Muscle vs German Muscle: The 392 HEMI Eats This Mercedes E53 AMG For Dinner

The Dodge costs about half the base price of the Mercedes and still dominates for flat-out pace

Now, we here at TopSpeed or no stranger to Sam Carlegion. We regularly feature drag races from his YouTube channel. This time was no different as you join us at dusk, where we saw good old American muscle taking on one of the best performance nameplates in the industry. The Mercedes E53 AMG. Let’s see how things pan out, but before that, here are the numbers.

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2022 Mercedes-AMG E53 Cabriolet

2022 Mercedes-AMG E53 Cabriolet

What in the world does the AMG E53 Cabriolet even compete with, and is it able to hold its own?

The Mercedes-AMG E53 Cabriolet sort of sits in a niche of its own, mainly due to the lack of performance convertibles on the market. Its closest competition, as of the time of this writing, is the BMW M4 Convertible, which offers quite a bit more power at a similar price, or the Lexus LC500 Convertible, which is considerably more expensive. The biggest highlight of the 2022 AMG E53 Cabriolet is arguably its impressively appointed and nicely equipped cabin and the turbocharged straight-six under the hood that can, in fact, raise your blood pressure. Paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission and standard all-wheel drive, the AMG E53 Cabriolet is as gorgeous as it is quick and is designed to excite and soothe your soul at the same time.

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The 2023 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Spied With A New Design

The 2023 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Spied With A New Design

The upcoming Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been spotted testing in Germany

A 2023 Mercedes E-Class prototype has been spotted testing in Germany. Although it’s camouflaged heavily, we can figure out that the car has followed the footsteps of the new C-Class and S-Class. Given that the car is heavily clad, don’t expect it to be launched anytime soon. For all we know, the reveal could happen either at the end of this year, or sometime early next year.

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What Do You Think Happens When An 800-Horsepower Dodge Charger Takes On An AWD AMG E 63S Wagon?

What Do You Think Happens When An 800-Horsepower Dodge Charger Takes On An AWD AMG E 63S Wagon?

Watch a Dodge Charger Redeye Widebody go up against a Mercedes-AMG E63 S in a series of races

What happens when an insanely powerful muscle car decides to take on a performance-oriented grocery-getter? Well, all hell breaks loose! Sam from ‘Sam CarLegion’ pits a Dodge Charger Redeye Widebody against a Mercedes-AMG E63 Son a drag strip to see how they perform. Both the vehicles have very different characteristics. One is a car that lives to scare the crap out of you and has the potential to make you pee your pants, whereas the other is Mr. Rogers injected with a dose of steroids. Which car do you have your bets on?

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800,000 Mercedes Vehicles Are In Risk Of Catching Fire, But They Don't Have The Parts To Fix It

800,000 Mercedes Vehicles Are In Risk Of Catching Fire, But They Don’t Have The Parts To Fix It

Good luck to the owner of these vehicles, then

Normally, when an automaker announces a defect on one of its vehicles, it immediately comes with a corresponding recall in order to fix the issue. That is not the case with Mercedes-Benz’s recent announcement involving 800,000 vehicles.

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These Spy Shots Prove That AMG Has Taken Another EQ Model Under Its Wings; This Time, The EQE!

These Spy Shots Prove That AMG Has Taken Another EQ Model Under Its Wings; This Time, The EQE!

The standard EQE is yet to arrive, but the automaker is already working on an AMG outfit for the EV

Mercedes launched an assault at the 2021 IAA Mobility Show when it rolled out five EVs - the EQE family sedan, the EQB crossover, EQG Concept off-roader, and the Maybach EQS SUV. The fifth model was the AMG EQS, which was the first AMG model in the EQ lineup. Now, the automaker is following it up with the AMG EQE. The performance version of the EQE was spotted testing recently, proving that the company is taking the electric game to the next level.

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Watch A Porsche Panamera Take On A BMW M5 CS, An AMG E63, And An Audi RS6 In A Drag Race

Watch A Porsche Panamera Take On A BMW M5 CS, An AMG E63, And An Audi RS6 In A Drag Race

All the cars are powered by a V-8 engine and make north of 2,500 horses combined!

Mat Watson and his team from ’Carwow’ got four cars to the drag strip for an all-German drag race. The contenders included the Audi RS6, the BMW M5 CS, the Mercedes-AMG E63, and the Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid. All the cars feature V-8 engines and two turbochargers. The Porsche goes in the races with a slight advantage, thanks to the electric motor assisting the engine and helping it make the most horses here. But, it’s a double-edged sword as the motor and batteries make it the heaviest. Which car do you think will dominate the races?

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First Sighting: 2024 Mercedes Benz E-Class Prototype

First Sighting: 2024 Mercedes Benz E-Class Prototype

Will the E-Class evolve drastically or just go through a few nips and tucks as it transitions into the next generation?

Mercedes just launched the facelifted E-Class for the 2021 model year, which brought it more in line with the current Audi A6 and BMW 5 Series. Oddly enough, the company is already working on prototypes for the next-gen E-Class that’s due around 2025, and our spy photographers managed to catch one of them out in the wild. Since this is a very early prototype, it’s under heavy camo and a fair amount of padding, but we can make out a few features that hint towards the next-gen general direction of styling.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2022 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

If your heart says S-Class but your pocket says no, then the E-Class would be perfect for you.

We love how the E-Class has been one of the benchmarks in the mid-size luxury sedan segment besides the 5 Series and the A6. It is still in its fifth generation and in that regard, Mercedes has given a facelift with updated looks and a lot of advanced electronics. The 2022 model year pretty much has all the features with fewer additions making the E-Class a complete no-brainer in terms of recommendations. So should you consider the E-Class or just go with other options from BMW and Audi? Let’s uncover the facts, shall we?

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2021 Manhart ER 800

2021 Manhart ER 800

809 horsepower seems a more appropriate number for a car like Mercedes AMG E 63 S!

In stock form the E63 S has enough power to take on models like the M5. It is in fact a fair fight: 603 horsepower vs. 591 horsepower! But what happens when the BMW M5 is updated to deliver around 800 horsepower (well, 789 horsepower to be more exact)? Think about models like MH5 800 developed by Manhart. Well, in this case you need the E63 S to deliver more power too. And it is the same Manhart that has the solution for you: the ER 800 with its 800 horsepower!

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Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon

Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon

The Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat vs the Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon is a battle for the ultimate grocery getter

Coming up with a car that can both give you the ultimate driver satisfaction and be a usable daily driver is a tall order. Or at least it used to be. The two contenders in today’s drag race prove that nothing is impossible. The YouTube channel Sam CarLegion has arranged for the Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat and Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon to throw down on the drag strip and see, which is the ultimate grocery getter.

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Grocery Getter Showdown: 2021 Mercedes E63 AMG S Wagon vs 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat

Grocery Getter Showdown: 2021 Mercedes E63 AMG S Wagon vs 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat

Which one of these family haulers will dominate at the Drag Strip? It’s Turbocharger vs Supercharger Power

If you’re an enthusiast who also happens to have a family, these two cars are definitely ones that have been on your shopping list. With cars like these, even mundane tasks like trips to the supermarket or family excursions are things you can look forward to because it’s not just the kids who get to have fun. YouTuber Sam CarLegion put out a video of two Grocery Getters taking on each other in a series of drag races.

Looking to visit the ever-burgeoning SUV camp? Then the Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat with an engine out of a muscle car is a great way to haul the kids around. However, if you are a bit more traditional, then you just can’t go wrong with a wagon, can you? The Mercedes E63 S AMGcertainly fits that bill rather well. With this Autobahn muncher, you can rapidly cover vast distances in absolute style and have a lot of fun along the way.

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2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE

The EQE is offered with a single-motor setup for now, 410 miles of WLTP-rated range, and could have a starting price of around $60,000

Mercedes-Benz was quite active at the 2021 IAA Mobility Show. It came up with five vehicles there, which included the AMG EQS, the EQG Concept, the EQB crossover, and the Maybach EQS SUV. Among this lot was also the EQE, an E-Class-based electric sedan. This baby EQS is loaded to the gills and seems like a sweet package at the onset. The only fly in the ointment is the availability of the single-motor setup, to begin with, but a dual-motor setup EQE and an AMG EQE will arrive in the future.

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A Very Special 1994 Mercedes W124 Brabus 6.5 Recently Emerged From The Shadows

A Very Special 1994 Mercedes W124 Brabus 6.5 Recently Emerged From The Shadows

This 1 of 1 W124 Brabus 6.5 is even more special than the 500E and E60 AMG "Hammer", and you probably didn’t even know about It

The Mercedes W124 is praised for its build quality and the ability to survive just about anything (or so they say). When it comes to performance versions, the 500E is the first to come to mind, since it technically laid the foundation for a future lineup of V8-powered Mercedes performance sedans. Then came the E60 AMG “Hammer” with a bigger V-8 and more power. The Brabus 6.5, however, is even more special. In addition to being even more powerful, there’s only one in existence.

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2021 Mercedes-Benz E450 Wagon - Driven

2021 Mercedes-Benz E450 Wagon - Driven

Why buy an SUV when you can have an amazing and sporty wagon instead?

Being on the market since 2017, it might seem logical to glance over the Mercedes E-Class until a new-gen model arrives in a few years. That actually couldn’t be further from the truth because the E-Class lineup was refreshed for 2021 with new technology, and updated appearance, and a more efficient powertrain. We’ve been itching to see how the new E-Class stands after its most recent refresh, so Mercedes let us spend a week with the E450 Wagon. It didn’t take long for us to realize that the fifth-gen E-Class has aged well, and in fact, we’d take the E450 Wagon over most SUVs – how’s that for a plot twist?

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Can a 2010 Mercedes-AMG E63 Beat The 2021 AMG E63 S On A Drag Strip?

Can a 2010 Mercedes-AMG E63 Beat The 2021 AMG E63 S On A Drag Strip?

The new E63 S comes with twin turbos and an all-wheel-drive system, unlike its ancestor

The Mercedes E-Class is an executive sedan and is offered in many different trims. The automaker’s performance arm, AMG, took it under its wings many years back and has been tuning it to make it one hell of a rocket on the tarmac. While the latest fifth-gen AMG E63 S comes with a 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V-8, the 2010 model lived by the principle ‘no replacement for displacement’. It featured a naturally aspirated V-8 that displaces at 6.2 liters. Purists prefer the free-revving N/A engine over turbos any day, but in this case, can it hold a candle against an 11-year newer model?

The folks at Throttle House decided to see how they go up against each other on a drag strip. Who are you rooting for?

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Watch Audi, BMW, and Mercedes Wagons Take On Each Other In A Drag Race

Watch Audi, BMW, and Mercedes Wagons Take On Each Other In A Drag Race

This is a naturally-aspirated versus twin-turbo versus supercharged engine German drag war!

Automakers may have pulled the plug on wagons in America – well, to some extent – but that doesn’t mean they’re boring vehicles by any means. In fact, if you’re ready to splurge a sizeable amount, you can get some fantastic offerings like the Audi RS6 Avant.

To prove to you that wagons can be serious fun, the folks at Carwow brought three Germans on the frag strip - an Audi RS6 C6, a BMW E61 M5, and a Mercedes-AMG E55. Which wagon do you think will win?

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The W124 Mercedes 500E Was Amazing, But You Should Thank Porsche For That

The W124 Mercedes 500E Was Amazing, But You Should Thank Porsche For That

One of the most unexpected collaborations spawned one of the most significant 1990s cars - the Mercedes 500E

Among the vast array of automobiles being produced over the years, there are some that not only define a segment but invent it. The Mercedes W124 500E is one such car. Even to this day, the 500E is being revered by car enthusiasts across the globe, as the first true performance sedan. In this video, Hagerty’s Jason Camisa explains in detail all you need to know about the mighty German sedan, and there’s a lot you need to know.

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2021 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon

2021 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon

If you’re looking to stand out, the AMG E63 S will not disappoint as long as you’ve got six figures to spend.

While the station wagon may have been a big hit in the United States long ago, today, out of all the cars sold on the U.S. market, only a handful are offered in the wagon body style. Of course, you have mainstays like the Subaru Outback, Audi A4 Allroad, and the Volvo V90 Cross Country and there are a few more obscure models like the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo and soon to be forever gone Jaguar XF Sportbrake. A few others are out there too, like the car you see here, the Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon – a go-fast wagon that can easily make you forget that you’re an SUV-loving American living smack dab in the middle of North America. We recently spend a week with the AMG E63 S to see if it really was a strong, sexy alternative to the many, many SUVs on the market, and you’ll be surprised what we’ve learned.

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2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing Performance Rundown: How Does It Compare to The BMW M5 and Mercedes-AMG E63?

2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing Performance Rundown: How Does It Compare to The BMW M5 and Mercedes-AMG E63?

The 2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing is the most powerful option, but is it fast enough?

One of Cadillac’s most iconic modern cars, the CTS-V went into the history books in 2019, leaving the American brand without a performance midsize sedan after 15 years. The supercharged V-8 four-door returned in 2021, this time around under the CT5-V Blackwing badge. It’s powered by the same 6.2-liter V-8 as its predecessor, but it packs more oomph and more modern tech, looking to take on the popular BMW M5 and Mercedes-AMG E63. But is it powerful and quick enough to give its German competitors a run for their money? Let’s find out in the comparison below.

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2020 Mercedes E450 Cabriolet - Driven

2020 Mercedes E450 Cabriolet - Driven

The topless midsize Mercedes makes quite the offering if you’ve got $75,000 to burn

In a world where SUVs have all but taken over the market, there are fewer sedans and coupes to choose from. That reality is even worse for those looking for something with a top that gracefully stows away in the rear for unlimited headroom on demand. In fact, if you want a decent convertible these days, you’re only good option is either going with a roadster – like the Mercedes SLC or Jaguar F-Type – or something more conventional like the Audi S5 Cabriolet or the car we have here: A Mercedes E450 4Matic Cabriolet. Naturally positioned between the C-Class and the S-Class, the E-Class starts out right around $71,000, making it perfect for anyone who doesn’t want a smaller C-Class but can’t afford the six-figure price of the larger S-Class. So, what’s it like to live with the E-Class Cabrio? Well, I’m glad you asked, because we just spent a week with it and this is our story.

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2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class L

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class L

Mercedes-Benz updates the long-wheelbase E-Class, but the sedan remains exclusive to China

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class L is a longer wheelbase version of the company’s midsize sedan. Built in China and available exclusively to this market, the 2021 E-Class L is based on the latest, facelifted W213-generation sedan. The long-wheelbase model is 140 mm (5.5 inches) longer than the standard sedan and all of that extra wheelbase goes into the rear compartment, which translates into more legroom for rear-seat passengers. What sets it apart from the regular E-Class? Let’s find out in the review below.

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Mercedes Fired Back at the 2021 BMW M5 With the New AMG E63 S 4MATIC+

Mercedes Fired Back at the 2021 BMW M5 With the New AMG E63 S 4MATIC+

That’s a quick reply from Mercedes-AMG after BMW revealed the facelifted M5

Mercedes-AMG wasn’t going to let BMW’s freshly-revamped M5 take all the limelight so it counter-attacked with the unveil of the revised E 63 S 4MATIC+, in both sedan and wagon flavors. Here’s what changes for the uber E-Class.

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Here's What It's Like to Drive a 500-Horsepower AMG E63 With Hand Controls

Here’s What It’s Like to Drive a 500-Horsepower AMG E63 With Hand Controls

Would you try this out on your own?

The Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG is one of those cars that combine the seriousness of a top-line executive with the boyish silliness of a 14-year-old. The former comes virtue of the somewhat reserved appearance (massive mint-colored calipers notwithstanding) while the latter is in droves thanks to the 5.5-liter, turbo V-8 that cranks over 500 horsepower. That’s enough power to keep you on your toes or, rather, on the edge of your fingers because the AMG E63 you see here is entirely controllable with your hands.

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The new Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe looks just as hot as the E63

The new Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe looks just as hot as the E63

Would you still pay extra for the E63 Coupe?

Introduced in 2017, the latest-generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class was upgraded to facelift specs earlier in 2020. Now, the German company unveiled similar updates for the Coupe and Convertible versions of the midsize, including the performance-rated AMG E53 models. Although engine specs remain unchanged, the AMG E53 now sports a hotter exterior and new technology.

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The 2021 Mercedes E-Class Coupe and Cabrio Are Set to Debut on May 27

The 2021 Mercedes E-Class Coupe and Cabrio Are Set to Debut on May 27

The two-door models set to feature revised styling, new tech, and new engines

Introduced for 2017, the current-generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class was recently updated for the 2021 model year. But while the sedan and wagon were unveiled in early 2020, the two-door versions have yet to break cover in facelifted specs. But Mercedes-Benz finally announced that both the Coupe and Convertible models are set to be unveiled on May 27.

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2021 Mercedes-AMG E 53 4MATIC+

2021 Mercedes-AMG E 53 4MATIC+

Mild AMG model carries over with similar power, updated looks

The 2021 Mercedes-AMG E53 is a facelifted version of the performance sedan that sits between the regular E-Class and the AMG E63. The sedan that replaced the old AMG E43 arrived less than a couple of years ago, but Mercedes-Benz decided to upgrade it alongside the standard E-Class. The facelift adds restyled front and rear sections and some new tech, but the drivetrain remains unchanged.

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The 2021 Mercedes E-Class Has an "Electrifying" New Design

The 2021 Mercedes E-Class Has an "Electrifying" New Design

Merc’s premium midsize sedan arrives with revised looks, new tech, and mild hybrid power

When Mercedes-Benz introduced the W213-generation E-Class back in 2016, it created a revolution in the midsize executive segment. It brought many safety innovations to the market and it took the S-Class’ semi-autonomous driving capability to a new level with nine all-new assistance systems.

Come 2020 and the E-Class went through a mid-cycle facelift that makes it even better. Now sporting design cues from the hot CLS, the E-Class also comes with Merc’s latest MBUX infotainment system and new features. Power comes from updated diesel and gasoline engines, hybrid options, and a brand-new 3.0-liter inline-six.

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Watch the Mercedes E-Class Livestream Debut Right Here!

Watch the Mercedes E-Class Livestream Debut Right Here!

The E-Class is about to show off an all-new face, or so we hope

The updated Mercedes E-Class has been teasing us for quite a while. It started with several sets of spy shots taken during the usual prototype testing phase. Then, Mercedes found it necessary to tease us constantly, but the day is finally here. Even better yet, Mercedes isn’t only showing off the updated E-Class – the hotter AMG version will also be making its debut. we’re not sure if it’s just the E53, the hardcore E63, or both, but we’re leaning toward the E53 being the candidate of choice here.

Despite the excitement for the updated E-Class’ debut, we already know a lot about what’s coming. This facelift will come with, and I shit you not, no fewer than seven different plug-in hybrid trim levels. Apparently, just about every trim will be available as a hybrid, including at least one diesel-electric model. Of course, availability is a market-level scenario so you may see one or you may see them all (don’t hold out hope for the diesel in the States, obviously.)

A new 2.0-liter four-cylinder will probably be the highlight here. It’s internal designation is M254 and it will supposidly be good for 268 horsepower on its own with the 48-volt mild-hybrid system adding in an extra 20 ponies and an undisclosed amount of torque. The M256 inline-six will also be on the list (borrowed from the CLS) and will be good for 362 ponies plus the traditional mild-hybrid allotted 20 extra ponies. Lots of fresh interior tech will follow as well, some of which taken directly from the new S-Class. The livestream starts at 7:45 AM GMT or 2:45 AM EST for you night owls out there.

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Hear a Bunch of Twin-Turbo V-8s Flex Their Muscles

Hear a Bunch of Twin-Turbo V-8s Flex Their Muscles

This drag race could very well be a celebration of the German V-8

In a world where downsizing used to be shoved down our throats as a better alternative to higher displacement, the V-8 engine has managed to somehow survive but it is only doing so in the stratospheric blankets of the car realm.

Carwow’s most recent drag race manages to bring together a quartet of V-8-powered monsters: you’ve got the Audi RS6, the BMW M5, the Mercedes-AMG E63, and of course, the Porsche Panamera. Interestingly enough, these are not your go-to supercars but mere luxury cars that can deliver both on performance and practicality, when required. So, how do they fare in a drag race, then?

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Hoonigan Decided to Show Off an E55 AMG-Powered Track Kart and Now We Want One

Hoonigan Decided to Show Off an E55 AMG-Powered Track Kart and Now We Want One

Yeah, it’s not always about Ken Block’s crazy shenanigans.

Most of you link the Hoonigan name with Ken Block and leave it at that, so I won’t blame you for not knowing that Hoonigan is into a lot more than Block’s crazy Shenanigans. Case in point – this video of an E55 AMG-powered Track Kart that was posted to the company’s Youtube channel “Daily Transmission.”

For those of you that don’t know, Daily Transmission is a dedicated channel where the Hoonigans look at the wildest, upside-down car builds they can find, and the video you’re about to watch below is no exception, so let’s get to it.

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Here's How Speed Bumps Affect Your Car At Speed - Ouch

Here’s How Speed Bumps Affect Your Car At Speed - Ouch

Now might be a good time to be careful of those speed bumps

Warped Perception, the Discovery Channel and YouTube show that’s best known for demonstrating the real score on the goings-on in your cars, is back with another video demonstration. After giving us a good look at what happens to a car after being subjected to the nuisances that are potholes, the show’s tired and battered see-through Mercedes E-Benz Class returns to tackle another perpetually annoying road obstacle: speed bumps.

Best be prepared to handle all the cringing that comes with watching this video, but like most of Warped Perception’s previous episodes, this one is less about making a spectacle of speed bumps and more about educating you on what happens to your car when it routinely has to pass over these traps.

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A Mercedes AMG E63 Just Made the Cannonball Run in a Record 27 Hours and 25 Minutes

A Mercedes AMG E63 Just Made the Cannonball Run in a Record 27 Hours and 25 Minutes

Here’s to hoping this record stays intact for a whle

One of the auto world’s craziest and most sought-after records, the Cannonball Run has been broken. The infamous New-York-to-Los-Angeles run that has been the obsession of a subculture of gear heads for more than 50 years now has a new record time, and it was broken by three guys — Arne Toman, Doug Tabbutt, and Berkeley Chadwick — who managed to accomplish the run while driving a heavily modified 2015 Mercedes-AMG E 63, doing so in a staggering time of 27 hours and 25 minutes. That time eclipsed the previous record of 30 hours that was set only six years ago.

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Video: If You Put a Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo E-Hybrid and a Mercedes-AMG E63 S on the Drag Strip, Who Wins?

Video: If You Put a Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo E-Hybrid and a Mercedes-AMG E63 S on the Drag Strip, Who Wins?

The hybrid system should help the Porsche nudge ahead but the Merc is a tough nut to crack

So, what are we looking at here? A traditional wagon with a twin-turbo V-8 pitted against a squished one from the House of Zuffenhausen that, besides the twin-turbo V-8, packs a hybrid system. The Porsche is over $190,000 while the Merc starts at little over $110,0000. While you might as well buy the E63S and head for your nearest Porsche dealership to buy an $81,000 718 Cayman GTS, things aren’t ever that simple, right?

Porsche decided its Panamera four-door sedan could use some extra practicality and the Super Turismo wagon was born. It’s sleeker than most wagons but this doesn’t scare Mercedes-Benz AMG, which has been making insane family carriers for the better part of three decades.

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Watch How Fast a Mercedes-AMG E63 Can Eat Through A Pair of Tires

Watch How Fast a Mercedes-AMG E63 Can Eat Through A Pair of Tires

This is what happens when you have more than 800 horsepower dying to be unleashed

The Gumbal YouTube channel is a great follow if you’re the type who makes incredible videos of cars doing car things as part of your daily routine. Recently, we caught a video of a Mercedes-AMG E 63 S sitting right smack in the middle of the Bimmerworld 2019 event. You’re probably wondering what a Mercedes-AMG E 63 S is doing in a BMW event, and while it would be fun to make some silly story about the circumstances of its presence, we’ll leave that up to your imaginations. The important thing isn’t that the Mercedes-AMG E 63 S attended the Bimmerworld 2019 event. The important is what it did there.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe

2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe

An all-round package that is steeply priced, but worth the money

The Mercedes E-class coupe has always been a looker. There are a lot of coupes out there on the market, but this one has a certain ring to it. It does not carry any fancy moniker or overdone looks and is a coupe in true sense. Mercedes-Benz is currently working on the E-Class facelift for the 2020 model year. The E-class sedan and the wagon had been spotted before, but now, even the 2020 E-class coupe makes its paparazzi debut. Just like the sedan and the wagon, the coupe also bears changes all around the body and a few on the inside as well. Perhaps there will even be a new engine as well. Will the 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe be able to spike up sales for the German automaker?

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Arrows' Mercedes-Benz W124 Station Wagons Are Begging for a Road Trip

Arrows’ Mercedes-Benz W124 Station Wagons Are Begging for a Road Trip

They’re virtually stock cars with a subtle hint of restomodding

There’s a company based in Japan known as Arrows, and it will turn your Mercedes-Benz W124 estate into a stylish wagon ready to gulp down miles on scenic country roads.

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2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E63 S - Driven

2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E63 S - Driven

An ode to the Exotic Sedan!

Ever since Mercedes acquired AMG, in 1999, the Three Pointed Star has been hot on BMW’s heels making increasingly good (and good to drive) super sedans. Now, it looks like we have reached a point where the current Mercedes-AMG E63 is as good as BMW’s M5, if not better in several areas.

This is unprecedented because previous hot E-Class models were fun to slide around while producing plumes of tire smoke and also launch off the line (an experience also often accompanied by a bit too much tire smoke). Now, the current E63 S has all-wheel drive to reign its massive power and torque figures in, it has excellent body control, sharp and direct steering, and it’s now a car that definitely appeals to exactly the same people who would consider buying the current BMW M5.

There is no question about it: the latest E63S AMG 4Matic+ is a precision machine with considerably more finesse to its handling compared to previous models. According to some, it’s currently the most accomplished, rewarding and best-to-drive vehicle in its class and, after spending some time with it, we agree. It’s bonkers fast but not really usable on the road, unless you fancy a run-in with the law (or running into the guard rails), so if you really want to explore its breadth of abilities, you take it to a track.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Mercedes was caught testing restyled E-Class prototypes that look like they’re hiding new front and rear fascias. It also appears that most of the work will be done on the front end, which is covered by the heaviest camouflage, although there are other details hidden as well.

The current E-Class, the fifth generation of the nameplate, was launched in 2016 and it is due for a refresh next year. Most changes will be done to the styling, to better reflect Mercedes’ new design language that was originally showcased on the new A-Class and CLS. The updated E-Class is expected to experience an extra infusion of tech as well.

No changes will likely be made to the engine range since the Mercedes started selling the E-Class with its new generation of four-cylinder and straight-six diesel engines, both of which make up the bulk of sales in major markets such as Europe.

Update 01/22/2019: The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is due for a mild facelift, and it should be coming in 2020. It’s only been about a month since we last laid eyes on the pre-production prototype, but we’re getting another look at it. There aren’t any real changes in terms of what we can see on the outside, however, we do get a decent look at the interior, and there are some minor things that we can spot. Check out our spy shots section below for all the details.

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10 fun coupes with enough space for your golf clubs

10 fun coupes with enough space for your golf clubs

Finding the right cart to help you tee up

Whether it’s a quick jaunt to the driving range, or an entire Sunday spent on the links with your friends, it’s important to have the right ride to get you and your gear to the golf course without a fuss. As such, the big luxury automakers out there offer a range of two-door coupes with enough space in the rear to transport your clubs, bag, and whatever else you need for a round or two, all without sacrificing comfort in the cabin. But which of these is the best?

To find out, we took a look at all the big names on the market from the perspective of a golfer. First and foremost, the coupe in question has to have enough trunk space to carry at least one golf bag, assuming an average golf bag size of 36 inches by 14 inches by 10 inches, or 3 cubic feet, give or take. What’s more, we’re also considering style and appearance, as well as luxury and equipment features inside the cabin.

So then - arranged in no particular order, here’s our picks for the top 10 luxury coupes to take golfing.

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Top Midsize Sedans of 2018

Top Midsize Sedans of 2018

The best of the best in one of the most compelling and most competitive segments in the auto industry

SUVs have become the toast of the automotive world these days that it’s hard to argue against anyone who wants to buy one. It’s just that even though SUVs continue to grow in popularity, it can’t replicate the suave styling and sophistication of some of the most popular midsize sedans on the market today. The best midsize sedans are often those that give you the best of all words. They’re stylish, powerful, comfortable, and spacious. Some even combine all those qualities in one package. SUVs have these qualities, too, but they’re often a product of customers needing them as opposed to wanting them.

With midsize sedans, especially the luxury types, you don’t need space because you have a family to fit inside it, you want the space because you want to show off your ride to your friends. Likewise, you don’t need it to be powerful for your next weekend getaway. You want it to be powerful, so it grabs the attention of the people around you. In here is a list of the best midsize sedans of 2018. Pay attention to who made it because there’s a good chance that if you’re in the market for one, you’ll end up getting one of these models.

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13 Crossover Wagons You Could Buy Instead of an SUV

13 Crossover Wagons You Could Buy Instead of an SUV

Buck the trend, get a wagon!

High-riding vehicles, like crossovers and SUVs are at the height of popularity right now, but they’re not the only way to go if you want practicality and some off-road capability. Crossover style raised wagons are a great alternative and while they can still drive you over a rough field or rutted road with ease, they’re better to drive on road and actually pretty stylish.

They are essentially the wagon versions of different cars which have gained extra ride height and plastic cladding on the outside to protect them from scratches in their most vulnerable points. These vehicles usually have standard all-wheel drive and are usually a higher trim level, so they are not cheap (compared to the vehicle they’re based on) but they also come with a lot of equipment.

Here’s a list of the 13 coolest crossover-style wagons you can buy today.

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Tuning Firm Puts an 80s Mercedes 190E Body on a 2010 Mercedes-AMG C63 Chassis and the Result is Amazing

Tuning Firm Puts an 80s Mercedes 190E Body on a 2010 Mercedes-AMG C63 Chassis and the Result is Amazing

When classic simplicity meets world-class technology

They say matches are made in heaven; and after seeing this combination here, I feel it holds true even with automobiles. We have seen mods where puny cars get bumped with hundreds of extra horses. That seems old-fashioned now. Featured here is a body from the mid-eighties Mercedes-Benz 190E and the chassis and engine of the modern C63 AMG sedan - all blended together into one fine piece of automotive...art? Does the world deserve this car? Moniker’d the Frankenstein Benz, this may actually be a better love story than Twilight.

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Watch the Mercedes-AMG E53 Mild Hybrid Make a Gut-Churning Top-Speed Run

Watch the Mercedes-AMG E53 Mild Hybrid Make a Gut-Churning Top-Speed Run

There’s more this high-powered coupe than its mild hybrid setup

The Mercedes-AMG E 53 Coupe isn’t a whippersnapper the way performance cars are. But, it’s far from a tortoise, either. The AMG E 53 Coupe is surprisingly quick on its feet. It’s capable of sprinting from 0 to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds, and while its 158-mph top speed isn’t anything to write home about, it’s still capable of putting a lot of cars in its segment in their proper places. A big part of the AMG E 53 Coupe’s performance capabilities rests on its powertrain. It has a twin-turbocharged, inline-six and a mild hybrid setup with EQ Boost that combine to produce a total of 450 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque. All that power — and the resulting crackling sound it produces — was on full display in this video of the coupe running roughshod over the Autobahn.

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2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon by G-Power

2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon by G-Power

In Case 600 Horsepower Isn’t Good Enough, how does 800 horsepower sound?

German tuner G-Power is known for building programs that turn sporty vehicles into performance savants on four wheels. It’s worked its magic on a handful of BMWs over the years, but now, it’s turning its attention to Mercedes-AMG, specifically the German automaker’s powerhouse wagon, the E 63 S Wagon. At the core of G-Power’s new tuning program for the E 63 S is an engine upgrade that’s sure to rock the socks of owners who are crazy enough to get the kit. The program is definitely not for everyone, least of all those who are more than happy with having over 600 horsepower to play with. But, for the rare few who think that 600 ponies isn’t good enough, this new kit from G-Power should be right up your wheelhouse.

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Watch a BMW M5, Mercedes-AMG E63 S, and a Porsche Panamera Turbo S Duke it Out!

Watch a BMW M5, Mercedes-AMG E63 S, and a Porsche Panamera Turbo S Duke it Out!

What better sight than watching three Germans in a conventional drag race! In this video, we see Matt Prior of Autocar, give a brief about all the three vehicles – the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid, the Mercedes AMG E63 S, and the BMW M5. Undoubtedly, these are competent vehicles individually, but where do they stand when pitted against each other?

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2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Sedan

2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Sedan

Replaces the old AMG E43 model

Launched in 2016, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class introduced an impressive amount of new technology for the brand, including a semi-autonomous feature and a steering wheel that can detect swipes like a smartphone. The nameplate expanded rapidly to include efficient four-cylinder models, a hybrid, diesels, and powerful AMG variants. Come 2018, and the sedan gains a mild hybrid AMG version under the "E53" badge. Set to replace the AMG E43 for the 2019 model years, it slots between the E400 4Matic and the full-blown AMG E63.

The sedan is the third E-Class model to make the switch to EQ hybrid technology. Mercedes-Benz began the overhaul with the coupe and cabriolet versions, which were unveiled at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show in January. The technology first debuted on the CLS in 2017, but the four-door version is not as powerful. A similar setup can be found in the AMG GT 4-Door Coupe, which also offers a 53-badged variant. So what sets the AMG E53 Sedan apart from the standard E-Class and the hardcore AMG E63? Let’s find out in the review below.

Continue reading to learn more about the Mercedes-AMG E53 Sedan.

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Wallpaper of the Day: 2018 Mercedes E-Class Cabriolet

Wallpaper of the Day: 2018 Mercedes E-Class Cabriolet

Brought into U.S. dealerships for the 2018 model year, the E-Class Cabriolet shares styling cues with its Coupe sibling. However, a big change compared to its predecessor has occurred under the skin. Unlike the previous model, the new E-Class Cabriolet shares underpinnings with the brand-new E-Class sedan, which rides on a rear-wheel drive architecture, dubbed MRA, that’s lighter and extremely flexible. This is a big deal for the midsize drop-top, which previously sat on the same platform as the C-Class, making it rather short and cramped compared to its competitors. It’s also roomier than ever and equipped with the company’s latest technology.

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Video of the Day: Porsche Panamera Turbo S vs Mercedes-AMG E63S

Video of the Day: Porsche Panamera Turbo S vs Mercedes-AMG E63S

It’s always fun to watch cars like this lineup and shoot it out. Who do you think will win?

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