You don’t have to be a high-powered businessman to enjoy luxury executive travel with the Mercedes-Benz E 200 BlueEFFICIENCY and E 250 Blue EFFICIENCY Saloon. With its elegant refined looks, superior reliability and high performance it’s not surprising that the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Saloon is such a hugely popular model with motorists in Hong Kong.
There are other alternatives on the market including the Audi A6 and BMW 5-Series that offer impressive interior and exterior features that rival the Mercedes-Benz E 200 BlueEFFICIENCY and E 250 Blue EFFICIENCY Saloon, but neither able to match the E-Class, in terms of its comfort, performance and safety. The 2012 Audi A6 is quite spacious with a roomy cabin that borrows from the design and electronic componentry of the Audi A7. And while the Audi A6 has a competitive price and offers great fuel economy, it’s also the least powerful car in the segment.
The BMW 5-Series is a mid-size luxury sport sedan, wagon, and a new hatchback model that with its roots steeped in the early 1970s, has made the evolution into the modern times with a technology-oriented luxury sedan. BMW considers it to be the core model in its lineup and has introduced tech features such as a Night Vision system, Active Roll Stabilization, Active Steering etc… to appeal to new car buyers. And its a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine in the 528i with 260 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque makes the 5-Series slightly quicker than with the previous six versions. .
However the Mercedes-Benz E 200 BlueEFFICIENCY and E 250 Blue EFFICIENCY Saloon outperforms the other carmakers with its huge choice of engines that include some highly efficient diesels and superior comfort that allows passengers to enjoy the benefits of head and leg space. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class boasts BlueEFFICIENCY engine technology that delivers increased output with reduced consumption. The E 200 BlueEFFICIENCY comes with 4-cylinders, a 1796cc displacement, a rated output of 184 hp at 5250 rpm’s and a top speed of 232km’s per hour. For those who want a little more speed and power, they’ll find it in the E 250 BlueEFFICIENCY, with 4-cylinders, a 1796cc displacement, a rated output of 204 hp at 5500 rpm’s and a top speed of 240km’s per hour.
Motorists driving the Mercedes-Benz E 200 BlueEFFICIENCY and E 250 Blue EFFICIENCY Saloon will have to get accustomed to receiving many second looks by interested passersby as they remark on its attractive attention-getting exterior design. They’ll definitely be impressed by its muscular profile with sleek side lines and a pronounced front end with a distinctive two-headlamp configuration that’s finished off with a and a chrome radiator grille. And they will surely be impressed by lighting elements including the standard LED daytime driving lamps and LED tail lights.
The product designers at Mercedes-Benz have also excelled at providing interior design comfort in the E 200 BlueEFFICIENCY and E 250 Blue EFFICIENCY Saloon. The interior design includes standard features that improve cabin safety and comfort such as the NECK-PRO luxury head restraints which can reduce the driver and passenger risk of sustaining a whiplash injury and the memory package which stores individual settings for the driver’s seat, steering wheel and exterior mirrors for up to three people. Other features such as active multicontour seats, a rear comfort package, THERMATIC automatic climate control and THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control are optional and were designed with enhancing the driving experience in mind.
The powerful Mercedes-Benz E 200 BlueEFFICIENCY and E 250 Blue EFFICIENCY Saloon have been designed for those who want to drive in comfort and style.
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David Lee specializes in writing about cars.