The all-new E-Class All-Terrain Revealed as Luxury Estate

Mercedes-Benz E-Class 30
Sep 16

Mercedes E-Class All terrain luxury estate gets 2.0-litre diesel engine

Is your luxury estate car able to beat the policemen sleeping around the corner? Probably not, don’t worry, because we have a premium estate that can easily beat the vehicles ahead and the most fabulous thing is that it has an SUV like glance but it is a luxury estate from the house of Mercedes-Benz, it is Mercedes-Benz E-Class all terrain.

What is it?

It is an extremely hyphenated Mercedes offshoot to beat the rivals like Audi A6 Allroad and the Swedish model Volvo V90 cross country. Mercedes is also trying to plug into every niche and this phenomenon is not going to end but still continue with the instigation of new E-Class.  Mercedes has ended up with a new technique in the manufacturing of the E-Class where they have powered the E-Class with All Wheel Drive system and jacked it up a bit too.

Basically, it is a lifted up estate in the market with all-wheel drive system but with couple of surprises. This system gets all exclusive Mercedes 4Matic All-Wheel Drive system. New air suspension system offers a sufficient lift to the riding height. This system will only offer lift to the suspension on demand in the standard setup. This system offers 29mm higher riding position than the regular terrain system in the standard Mercedes E-Class. Out of these 29mm, more than half of the height comes from new tyres which have higher side walls however the new air suspension offers remaining 14 mm.

All terrain Driving Program

New Mercedes E class all-terrain model offers an option of selecting the driving programs, however the suspension system raises the overall driving position up by around 20mm. when the prescribed mode selected, the ultimate driving speed limits to just under 25 miles per hour.

However, the suspension system can give you more than 35 mm lift from inside the car and it will lift the car to 155 mm from 122 mm to increase the ground clearance. An average car or even the standard Mercedes car offers a ground clearance of 105 mm.

New features

This all terrain driving program is one of the best systems offered by Mercedes and it is even modern than other older versions. The all-new system has an integration of digital display inclinometer which is digitally monitored and other rough road specifications that help you drive on rough terrains are include steering angle adjustment system, vehicle level indicator, slop angle indicator, a compass and an accelerator and break position indicator, all comes with a four cylinder 2.0 litre Mercedes diesel engine.

The E-Class estate engines

Mercedes has exclusively offered the E-Class with four cylinder 2.0-litre diesel engine in the UK.

This engine gives power to all four wheels through a nine-speed automatic gearbox which is again an exclusive addition to a vehicle which has been designed for the rough terrains.  This automatic transmission has been designed to handle the torque of more than 1000lb ft however, this engine has only 295 lb-ft of torque which starts flowing from 1600 rpm and maintains its level till 2800 rpm.