Just a couple of days ago, we brought you a revealing rendering depicting how the next-generation Mercedes-AMG E63 could look. Now thanks to RM Design we have a glimpse of what the new E-Class will look like in standard specification.
Of course, we won’t know exactly how the new car looks until either camouflaged prototypes begin testing or more likely until the car actually debuts next year. Whatever the case may be, it seems inevitable that the new Model S will take design inspiration from the larger S-Class and feature a similar front fascia and familiar Mercedes-Benz headlights.
On a technology front, we already know quite a few details about the car. For starters, it will feature a myriad of technologies to assist in semi-autonomous driving. One interesting feature will be the ‘Car-to-X’ communication system created to recognise and communicate with other vehicles. This system will help reduce the risks of collisions around tight bends and at junctions, particularly when it is hard to see other traffic.
Elsewhere, the next-generation E-Class will incorporate a selection of advanced sensors as well as a facing forward stereo camera alongside side and rear facing cameras. A developed version of the German marque’s Intelligent Drive system will also be implemented to ensure that the E-Class remains at an appropriate distance from other vehicles it is following on highways at up to 200 km/h.
The Active Brake Assist and Evasive Steering Assist technologies will also be included in the impending Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The first of those aids in braking in certain situations when slow moving traffic is detected. Meanwhile, Evasive Steering Assist will be able to momentarily take control of the vehicle when a pedestrian is seen by the car.
[Via RM Design]