2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe facelift, the thinking man’s Bentley Continental GT?

Shaun · May 28, 2020 11:31 AM

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The 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe facelift has made its global debut, with a reworked front fascia and a host of new technologies.

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The front end gets a similar look to the recently revealed sedan counterpart. Gone are the dual-eyebrow LED DRLs, replaced by single L-shaped DRLs. The grille and bumper are also redesigned. The AMG E53 gets more aggresive bumper and 'Panamericana' vertical slats on the grille.

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Over to the rear, it is largely unchanged from before apart from new LED tail lights.

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Like the sedan, it gets new steering wheel designs with capacitive sensors to detect driver’s hands during semi-autonomous driving. The control surfaces are finished in gloss black, while the trim elements and surrounds have a silver shadow finish.

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The screens are also larger, with 10.25-inch units as standard and even larger, 12.3-inch screens as an option.

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All powertrains are fitted with a 48V mild hybrid system to allow a smoother start-stop operation and 20 PS/180 Nm of electric boost.

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The E200 is powered by the M264 engine which makes 197 PS/320 Nm, and in the E300, it makes 258 PS/370 Nm. Transmission duty is handled by a 9-speed automatic.

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And in the AMG E53, the M256 engine makes 435 PS and 520 Nm of torque, sending power to all four wheels through the AMG Speedshift 9-speed automatic transmission.

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Safety wise, the Active Brake Assist comes as standard. The system is able to detect crossing traffic as well as pedestrians. There are also a host of functions under the Driving Assistance Package.

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Due to the complications from the Covid-19 situation, we are expecting the 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe facelift to arrive in Malaysia sometime in 2021.

Shaun

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