Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, July 1, 2013: (ME NewsWire) Juffali Automtoive Company (JACO), the sole dealer of Mercedes-Benz cars in Saudi Arabia, launches the all-new Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which comes with new, efficient engines, new assistance systems and a new design idiom, Mercedes-Benz has comprehensively modernized the E-Class to extend its leading position in the luxury segment even further.
On this occasion, Safi Kobais, General Manager of Juffali Automotive Company, said:' In the Saloon and Estate models; no less than eleven new or optimized assistance systems from the future S-Class celebrate their world premiere. They combine a host of comfort and safety features, all of which Mercedes-Benz refers to as “intelligent drive”.
'For the first time the E-Class is equipped with systesms that can help to prevent accidents with crossing vehicles or pedestrians, active Lane Keeping Assist which can help to prevent accidents with oncoming traffic, or anti-glare continuous high-beam headlamps', he added.
He further noted that Mercedes-Benz is underscoring its leading position as a safety pioneer. The new E-Class makes a significant step forward when it comes to efficiency and ecology too. This comes courtesy of new, powerful BlueDIRECT four-cylinder petrol engines featuring sophisticated direct injection technology. This powerful development boost is reflected to exciting effect in the design of the E-Class. With its new design the E-Class encapsulates efficiency, intelligence and emotional appeal in a visually superior manner.
The new E-Class is already fitted with a comprehensive series of high-quality appointments as standard. The new optional highlights, meanwhile, include HANDS-FREE ACCESS. This enables the boot lid to be opened and closed without actual physical contact by simply holding your foot beneath the bumper, and is therefore extremely convenient when loading and unloading the vehicle.
The car is available in 3 engines, the first engine is 2-liter, 4-cyldner and produces 211 hp, 350 mn torque. The second engine is 3.5 liter, V6 and produces 252 hp and 340 nm torque. The third engine is 4.7-liter, V8, and produces 408 hp and 600 nm torque.
Transmissions for a dynamic and economical driving style Mercedes-Benz will also offer two transmissions for the E-Class in the future: a 6-speed manual transmission with high ease of shifting and short shift travel, and the 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission with DIRECT SELECT lever and DIRECT SELECT shift paddles. This latest stage of evolution of the 7G-TRONIC PLUS provides significant advantages in terms of efficiency and ease of maintenance.
*Source: ME NewsWire
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