Next Gen Mercedes E Class interiors revealed ahead of Detroit debut
Ahead of its scheduled world premiere at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), interiors of the next gen Mercedes E Class has been unveiled through a set of images and a video. The upcoming Merc is aiming to set a new benchmark in the hotly contested mid-size luxury car segment.
The dashboard design combines features from the flagship S Class and smaller C Class in equal measures. The twin-displays, one for the instrument console and the other for COMAND multimedia infotainment system, come from the S Class while the lower part of the dashboard and centre console have been inspired by the C Class. The base models will make do with a regular analog instrument cluster with a MID display.
The new multifunction steering wheel incorporates the world’s first touch sensitive control pads. Bright color combinations, top quality trims and quilted leather seats enhance the cabin’s luxury quotient. Other noteworthy features include LED ambient lighting with 64 color options and optional Burmester surround sound system.
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The aluminium intensive MRA platform will make the new car significantly lighter than the outgoing model. Needless to say, the next gen Mercedes E Class will be equipped with a comprehensive suite of latest safety and assistance systems in addition to modern powertrains.
More details would surface in the coming days.