Mercedes presented the E-Class Estate All-TerrainSeptember 21, 2016
German brand suddenly introduces a new model – E-Class Estate All-Terrain. Offroad Mercedes station wagon was a response to their rivals from Audi and Volvo.
The Germans took advantage of a proven recipe for creating off-road touring. For this E-Class Estate complemented plastic body protection and increased ground clearance. Another attribute of the station wagon off-road version – wheel drive.
All-Terrain will be available in the first half of 2017 and will compete with the Audi A6 Allroad and recently presented Volvo V90 Cross Country.
Except bodykit and corporate drive 4Matic, Mercedes station wagon will be equipped with air suspension Air Body Control with five modes. She migrated to the Estate All-Terrain from GLE crossover. Externally, in addition to plastic kit on the perimeter of the body, to distinguish the All-Terrain version is available on the new 19- or 20-inch wheels. The interior stands out only steel pedals.
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Depending on the type, clearance ranges 120-160 mm. However, currently it is preliminary data. It is possible that during the debut of the Mercedes-Benz will call the other figures. In addition, there is information about an additional 20 mm when driving off-road with a speed of 30 km per hour.
Under the hood Estate is uncontested two-liter diesel engine capacity of 194 hp and torque of 400 Nm, which is paired with a 9-speed “automatic”. The engine is able to accelerate the car to 232 km/h, exchanging the first hundred on the speedometer in 8 seconds.
In this case, clearance may be 180 mm (160 mm + 20 mm more). However, wait for the official presentation which will take place in the coming days at the Paris Motor Show.