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Rendering: Next Generation Mercedes E-Class

w212-e-classI’m guessing it’s safe to say that Mercedes design language is departing from the round and soft edges of yesterday’s models to the sharper, bolder and edgier design of today. Think new C-Class. It’s safe to say that because even though these images may just be renderings of how the upcoming W212 E-Class could look like, there have been plenty of spy shots and other hints at the W212’s design and it does not fall short of these renderings.

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Scooped on the cover of last week’s edition of German magazine AutoBild, the design seems to take after BMWs or rather Chris Bangle’s fascination with sharp flowing lines and sudden revelations. The front end is an interesting amalgamation of the C and S-Class with the now familiar upright grille but the ‘E’ will have two-piece headlamps on either side, just like its predecessors, well two of them anyway. Other highlights include a sculpted front bumper and LED indicators, a C-class like hip line, and rear taillights that wrap half-way around the fenders.

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Autobild reports that the new E-class will be unveiled in March, so expect to get all the details from Geneva next year. Sales will likely begin in Europe mid 09 with the U.S shortly thereafter and then the rest of the world. Malaysia? Your guess is as good as mine.

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Source: AutoBlog

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the interior looks like im in the 90s lolz
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    qmk9133
  • Aug 19, 2008
agghhhh the steering......looks cheap!
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    biz
  • Aug 19, 2008
interior just really.. speechless.

totally is stupidy. wat the heck wrong with the merz?

the outlook is pretty nice but never knew the inside. so eeiwww!!
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    drew1.0beta
  • Aug 19, 2008
HONDA ACCORD!!! not...haha
looks abit accord-ish..no? :P
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    dohcmivec
  • Aug 19, 2008
wat a fugly car...
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Masidi bens is good car! woot
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    keshy
  • Aug 19, 2008
I think it could just look good when it shows up.. This is not the only interior option Merc is going to offer.. Expect a few choices of steering wheels.. Wood or aluminium finish.. Leather trim.. I'm not sure about the dials though.. That's a bit too old school..
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    hisha
  • Aug 19, 2008
looks like the latest LEXUS GS300
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    AE111_SEG
  • Aug 20, 2008
japanese influence prehaps...................Lexus GS300
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    roy_fatboy
  • Aug 21, 2008
very nice.. better than the new c-class i think..
theres something wrong with the new c-class, and i don't know where..
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    netmatrix
  • Aug 21, 2008
We all know Merc and BMW is sading on their toes when Lexus is dishing out more nicer stuff then they are. In fact most conti car makers know Lexus is a threat.

The car is nice. But its just a render guys. The interior would probabaly have some changes.
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    egb18c
  • Aug 21, 2008
wahahaha,honda wanna copy bmw,now merc wanna copy lexus.
wth?
how bout proton copy koenigsegg.wahaha
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    jonjon
  • Sep 2, 2008
the current audi a6's design, inside and out, is miles ahead of this future e-class.
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Well all I can say is what a blooming show-off that guy is. So what if he's got a nice big ole red Mercedes to add to his cclleotion? Well the only reason I can say it is because I'm his daughter! Well done Dad the car looks great hope you enjoy it. xxxx
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