Mercedes-Benz ConceptFASCINATION previews next-gen E-Class

11 09 2008

Mercedes-Benz will present new ConceptFASCINATION at the Paris Motor Show next month, it previews the outline for the next generation E-Class, the first model variant of which will be launched in 2010.

The German automaker is looking to stretch the body reach of it’s mid-mass luxury car by re branding the next generation CLK as an E-Class auto, it will touch the sedan and estate classical variants already offered. It is an attempt by Mercedes to gain the E genre to the legendary eminence once achieved by the W124 E-Class, however the new E-Class Coupe will still display the underpinnings of the tide generation C-Class.

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A shooting brake body fashioned has been used in the ConceptFASCINATION, but don’t let that fool you, a more conventional vehicle approach will yield come production time of the E-Class Coupe. The V profile front end adds to the sportiness of the fashion and continues the blueprint evolution of the Mercedes sort which has already been seen on the SL facelift. The twin headlight sketched which has graced the preceding two generations of the E-Class remains but the rounded goal has been replaced with rhomboid shaped headlamps.

Mercedes previews a new 2.2-liter four-cylinder Bluetec diesel engine in the engine bay of the ConceptFASCINATION, a production form will make its way to the E-Class scope come 2010 probably haulage the class 250 CDI. It generates the kind of might presently achieved by the 3.0-liter CDI with a harvest of 204 horsepower (150kW) and its slash displacement mean we can imagine some beautiful impressive fuel economy and CO2 discharge numbers.

Early we report that Mercedes will be built the first ever three-door estate. It’s called the CLT, and it will unveiling at the Paris Motor Show too. The CLT is very similar to ConceptFASCINATION! What actually model will be presented in Paris?!

UPDATED: Video – Mercedes-Benz ConceptFASCINATION:

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20 12 2009
Roman

Wow, very nice pictures of a beautiful car. I’m very excited about the CLT. Never heard of it before… Thank you for this article 🙂

Greetings from Germany

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