Economical and quieter: In the renewed E-Class integrated Mercedes a new first 9-speed automatic-Transmission. The prelude is the E 350 BlueTec
Mercedes served in the E-Class future two courses for more: From September there are sedan and wagon according to the company with a new automatic transmission, which has nine instead of the previous seven shift stages. Offered the 9G-Tronic is initially only for the E 350 BlueTec, more models are also equipped with this transmission later.
Mercedes E 350 BlueTec: sedan and wagon economical
By further spread of gears, the engine operates more frequently in the optimum operating range, fuel efficient and quieter operation, explains the Stuttgart carmaker. Consumption go back to 0.2 liters, the CO2 emissions by 6 g / km. Thus, the 252-hp V6 diesel in the sedan come in future on average with 5.3 and T model with 5.5 liters of (CO2 emissions: 138 and 144 g / km).
Prices remain unchanged and start at 54,710 euros for the sedan. The combination is about 3,200 euros more expensive. World's first manufacturer with standard nine-speed automatic is Land Rover, which brings in the fall of the Range Rover Evoque for the new model year 2014 with a process developed by ZF Friedrichshafen gearboxes on the market.