The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has further been enhanced with new internet-enabled telematics, boasting high performance multimedia devices as well as navigation systems.
New telematics generation from Mercedes-BenzIn-line with keeping up with the rapid growth of in-car communication technology, Mercedes-Benz has introduced a new internet-enabled infotainment system with GPS navigation. This system enables "convenient use of the versatile options afforded by modern communications technology”.
The standard E-Class comes with basic Bluetooth telephony which, can now be used with new and fast LTE mobile phone networks. There’s a 4G wireless broadband internet connection with download speeds of up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 75 Mbps.
In addition, the navigation system gives you the optional Garmin MAP PILOT which is new to the E-Class. It stores its map data on an SD card and it can be operated via the controller or via voice control - providing a 3D display of terrain and other various buildings. Furthermore, route destinations can be downloaded via the internet and followed.
There’s also a Live Traffic Information service included free of charge for the initial three years after registration. The system works by gathering and transferring high quantities of traffic data via the internet, including "floating car data" technology.
Lastly, Mercedes-Benz announced that the E-Class will be available in the new E 220 BlueTEC 4MATIC modification, with the diesel engine delivering 125 kW and 400 Nm to all four wheels.