The W213 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is the fifth-generation of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Sold from 2016 (as a 2017 model), it is the successor to the W212/S212 E-Class models. Unlike the previous generation, this generation coupe/convertible share the same platform as the sedan/wagon. With the addition of the Mercedes-AMG E 53 4M+ and AMG E 63 S 4M+, Mercedes-Benz aims to strengthen its leadership in the luxury performance car segment in India. The E 53 offers five DYNAMIC SELECT drive programs “Slippery”, “Comfort”, “Sport”, “Sport+” and “Individual”.

Petrol, E53: 2999 cc, Inline-6 cylinders, Exhaust Gas Turbocharger, Mercedes-Benz M256 E30 DEH LA G engine with Integrated Starter-Alternator & 48 Volt Onboard Electrical system EQ Boost, 435 HP power, 520 Nm torque, 0-100 kmph in 4.5 seconds, 250 kmph top speed, 12 kmpl average, 66 litre fuel tank, AMG Speedshift TCT 9G 9-speed automatic transmission, 1950 kg kerb weight

Petrol, E63: Handcrafted 3982 cc, V8, Mercedes-Benz M 177 DE 40 AL engine with “Hot inside V” twin-scroll turbochargers, Nanoslide cylinder wall technology and 14 volt on-board electrical system, 603 HP power, 850 Nm torque, 0-100 kmph in 3.4 seconds, 300 kmph top speed, 11 kmpl average, 66 litre fuel tank, AMG Speedshift MCT 9G Sport 9-speed automatic transmission, 2010 kg kerb weight

2 Variants: E 53 4Matic+, E 63 S 4Matic+

3 AMG Exclusive Leather Upholsteries: Black Artico man-made leather, Macchiato beige/black, Two-tone titanium grey pearl/black

2 Wheels: 19 inch AMG 5-twin-spoke light-alloy Tantalite Grey, 20 inch AMG 5-twin-spoke light-alloy Matt Black with high-sheen finish

10 Colours: Grey, White, Graphite Grey, Black, Blue, Hi-Tech Silver, Magno Selenite Grey, designo Diamond White, Red, designo Brilliant Blue Magno

Price (E53): Rs. 1.02 crore (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

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