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E as in Emotion Efficiency is greater demand than ever. Everywhere. But all too often it remains little more than strategic lip service – and in the end only means economization. Not so with Mercedes-AMG and the E 43 4MATIC. Here, new technologies are not just used intelligently – AMG goes one step even further and combines innovation with emotion. That begins right with the engine: The E 43 is fuelled by the three-liter V6 biturbo that is already performing so successfully in other AMG models. This engine with the prosaic designation M276 has been an integral part of the portfolio since 2015 and as part of the expansion phase for the E 43 now brings it to a more than reliable 295 kW (401 hp) along with 520 Newton meters of torque – enough for the sprint from zero to 100 km/h in 4.6 seconds. And to ensure the success of this sprint, the E 43 places its trust in the all-wheeldrive AMG Performance 4MATIC as standard. The torque to front and rear axle is distributed 31 to 69. That means about two-thirds of the force is pushing from behind whilst the front one-third of the engine force bites into the asphalt. Also on board is an AMG sports suspension based on AIR BODY CONTROL for maximum comfort alongside the best response and directional stability for a sporty driving style. The three-stage ESP in “Sport” mode supports this kind of business trip. The Mercedes-AMG E 43 4MATIC can also signal its sporty aspirations audibly when the driver has selected the corresponding driving mode via DYNAMIC SELECT. Available as a sedan and a wagon, the new vehicle is visually complemented by 19-inch wheels in a twin-spoke design. Inside is a customarily sporty sight: flat-bottomed multifunction sports steering wheel, AMG sports seats with red contrasting seams and aluminium trim with a red trapezoidal cut. Mercedes-AMG E 43 4MATIC Engine 3.0-liter biturbo V6 kW/hp 295/401 Nm at rpm 520 at 2,500 Fuel consumption Urban 11.0–10.9 l/100 km Extra-urban 6.8–6.7 l/100 km Combined 8.4 l/100 km CO2 emissions (combined) 192 g/km Efficiency class D 0–100 km/h 4.6 s Top speed 250 km/h (electronically limited) 29


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