NEW FOR 2013:
– New “Style Guide” colour scheme for instrument cluster and headunits.
– Rear side airbags added as standard to coupe models.
– Digital operator’s manual in COMAND.
– Paint changes: Polar White added; Indigolite Blue, Calcite White discontinued.
Heading into 2013, the E-Class coupe and cabriolet continue on relatively unchanged. Both cars receive a new colour scheme for the IP and headunits, while coupe models get new rear side airbags as standard.
The E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet are available in two main configurations: as E350 (Coupe/Cabriolet) with a 3.5-litre V6 (302 hp/273 lb-ft) and rear- or all-wheel drive (Coupe only); or as E550 (Coupe/Cabriolet) with a 4.6-litre bi-turbo V8 (402 hp/443 lb-ft) and rear-wheel drive. All are equipped with seven-speed automatic transmissions.
Features on the E350 coupe include 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, dynamic handling package, hill start assist, agility control suspension with adaptive damping, six-CD/DVD/MP3 stereo, compass, Bluetooth connectivity, Sirius satellite radio, active bi-xenon headlamps with washers and cornering lights, LED taillamps, rain-sensing wipers, heated mirrors, ten-way power-adjustable heated leather seats with three-position memory, split-folding rear seats, power tilt and telescopic multifunction steering wheel, Burl Walnut wood trim, panoramic sunroof, velour floor mats, auto up/down mirrors, auto-dimming rearview and side mirrors, interior lighting package, garage door opener, Adaptive Highbeam Assist, anti-theft alarm, and tire pressure monitoring system.
The E550 coupe adds 18-inch alloy wheels, three-zone automatic climate control, navigation system, 4GB hard-drive music system, voice control, media interface, Harman/Kardon Logic7 surround sound system, AMG skirt package, multi-contour front seats with three-position memory, Nappa leather upholstery, and TeleAid emergency calling system.
The E350 and E550 cabriolet models are equipped similarly to the respective coupe models, but add an Aircap power windshield spoiler and rear wind blocker. All use a soft top.