Produced by German car maker Mercedes-Benz, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a selection of executive models in a variety of body and engine designs manufactured since 1993, sold globally over 5 generations.
Just before 1993, Mercedes-Benz supplied the identical class of vehicle within a non-unified naming plan. The E at first represented Einspritzmotor (fuel injection engine in German); a brand new characteristic in volume manufacturing automobiles at that time the E-Class initially emerged, using the E as a suffix for the motor nomenclature (e.g. 200 E) within the Sixties. It wasn’t before the release of the face-lifted W124 in 1993 the E was adopted as being prefix (i.e., E 200) and also the model referenced formally as being the E-Class. At that time almost all Mercedes vehicles utilized fuel injection and also the organization believed it was no more required to include this as a specific attribute.
In the past, the E-Class Estates and Saloons was Mercedes-Benz’ top selling car with over 13 million distributed by 2015. Although initially sold as a 5-door station wagon and 4-door sedan, the W212 series during 2009 first showed a 2-door convertible and 2-door coupé. Prior to that, the Benz CLK-Class’ (produced between 1997-2009) design and style was produced from the E-Class even though technologically it had been in line with the mechanised underpinnings from the smaller sized C-Class. Because of the E-Class’s sizing and sturdiness, it has filled numerous trading markets, often serve as taxi cabs in Western european and Asian nations, and special-purpose automobiles (e.g., law enforcement or emergency modifications) from the manufacturing plant.
- W110 (1961 – 1968)
- W114, W115 (1968–1976)
- W123 (1976–1986)
- W124 (1984–1993)
- 1st generation (W124; 1993–1995)
- 2nd generation (W210; 1995–2002)
- 3rd generation (W211; 2002–2009)
- 4th generation (W212; 2009–2016)