It's also due to get new front and rear bumpers, new taillights and a more upright grille. Technologically, the E-Class will have an array of cameras, lenses and sensors to feed the numerous advanced driver assistance systems, including improved night vision and dynamic lights.
Inside, an elegant cabin will be trimmed in plush leathers and fine woods, with carbon-fiber to appear on sportier versions. As for the powertrains, the E500 and E550 should be coming with a retuned turbocharged 4.6-liter unit, good for 435 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. To keep up with the 300hp BMW 535i and 310hp Audi A6 3.0T, Benz has boosted the E350's V6 from 302 hp to 333.