A revised Mercedes E-Class saloon has been spied testing ahead of its launch later this year. The BMW 5 Series and Audi A6 rival will get a fresh grille and new front bumper, but these images reveal that the rear end will be updated, too.
A new rear bumper and revised tail-light clusters with LEDs will give the E-Class a cleaner look. The twin headlamp set-up of the current car will be replaced by single headlamps, and these will incorporate the LED daytime running lights that sit separately on the bumper of the existing model.
The E-Class will also have its suspension revised to include Magic Ride Control, which scans the road surface and adjusts the ride accordingly. Plus, technology will include Car-to-X information, which identifies and informs the driver of emergency vehicles and other hazards.
The cabin is also expected to be improved. Although the dash is unlikely to get a major redesign, there will be new finishes and an even broader range of interior trims and colours, as well as features like head-up display.
Prices for the revised E-Class aren’t expected to change, so should start from around £30,000.