Mercedes-Benz took the wraps off its redesigned 2024 E-Class in April, however nonetheless out testing are the firery variations from AMG.
The newest spy pictures and video present a prototype for the brand new E 53 from AMG. Each a sedan and wagon are deliberate, although solely the previous is anticipated within the U.S. Prototypes for a brand new E 63 also needs to be out and about.
The brand new E-Class begins gross sales late this yr. The AMG variations ought to observe in early 2024.
We all know this prototype is for the E 53 due to the efficiency wheel and tire combo, in addition to the massive brakes, and 4 spherical exhaust suggestions. The E 63 also needs to have 4 exhaust suggestions, albeit with a sq. form.
What nonetheless is not clear is the powertrain lineup AMG plans for its variations of the E-Class. Rumors level to each the E 53 and E 63 working 4-cylinder engines together with highly effective plug-in hybrid methods, just like what’s present in AMG’s C 63 S E Efficiency.
Regardless of the decrease cylinder rely, efficiency must be up due to that electrification element. The present E 53 contains a 3.0-liter turbo-6 and mild-hybrid setup good for 429 hp. Hopefully we get one thing nearer to 500 hp within the new E 53.
As for the brand new E 63, it has been reported it will obtain a 4-cylinder and mild-hybrid setup working together with a rear-mounted electrical motor. The identical setup options within the C 63 S E Efficiency, the place it delivers a mixed 671 hp. The present E 63 is powered by a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 delivering a most 603 hp.
The platform of the brand new E-Class is the up to date model of Mercedes’ MRA rear-wheel-drive structure that options within the newest S-Class and C-Class. The up to date platform advantages from weight financial savings, primarily via elevated use of aluminum over metal, although the addition of any plug-in hybrid expertise will possible offset at any weight financial savings.