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Mercedes-Benz Begins The Production Of New E-Class At German Plant

German luxury automaker, Mercedes-Benz has started production of its new E-class at its Sindelfingen plant.Mercedes-Benz Begins The Production Of New E-Class At German Plant

According to the company, this is the tenth generation of the E-class which was introduced back in 1936.

The new E-class is powered by a 2.0 liter four cylinder gasoline engine which generates 241hp and 273lb-ft of torque.

This power is distributed with the help of 9G-TRONIC nine speed automatic transmission which comes as a standard.

The sedan will feature a steel-spring suspension as standard with two direct control suspension systems with selective damping. These include Comfort Suspension and Sport Suspension.

Alternatively, customers can also opt for multi-chamber air suspension at all corners.

Apart from this, the new E-class will also feature Driver Assistance package that makes it an intelligent car in its class.

It also includes DRIVE PILOT, which is Mercedes-Benz's next step in autonomous driving.

These systems not only help in keeping the luxury sedan at a distance from other vehicles, it can do this at speeds of up to 210km/h.

Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production & Supply Chain Management, divisional board member, Markus Schfer said: "Around two million cars roll off the production lines at our Mercedes-Benz plants every year."

"Each of these vehicles represents something special - but this one is unique: it is the first model of the new E-Class.

"In front of us stands the world's most intelligent business saloon, built by the world's best employees. Intelligent, innovative, packed with high tech - and premium quality.

"We are confident that our customers around the world are going to be impressed."

Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen plant, site manager, Michael Bauer said: "The start of series production in our 101st year continues the Sindelfingen success story."

"The E-Class stands for everything that makes our plant the competence center for upper range and luxury-class vehicles: tradition, innovation and the drive to set standards among the world's best."

Image: Mercedes-Benz E-Class at Sindelfingen production line. Photo: Courtesy of Mercedes-Benz

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