2011 c-class Mercedes-Benz Benzel Busch product information.
- 1. 2011 E-ClassCoupe and Cabriolet
2. A timeless story for a new age.The romance of the open road.What drives us to continually rethink what every new day can bring? Since the invention of the car itself, the ongoing historyof MercedesBenz innovation has been inspired most deeply by the allure of the road ahead. For generations, MercedesBenzcoupes and cabriolets have cultivated perhaps the most intimate connection between drivers, the highway below and the skyabove. Warmly engaging and yet refreshingly liberating, the pillarless coupes and softtop cabriolets of the 2011 EClass taketo the road as passionately as they invigorate the enthusiast blood within their four passengers. Their performance may becrafted from logic and precision, but youll feel it exactly the way it begins every day for our engineers: pure, moving romance. 3. Introducing the 2011 E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet.For more information, please visit www.mbusa.com/e-class E 550 Cabriolet shown on front cover with optional Palladium Silver metallic paint and Premium 2 Package. E 350 Coupe shown on back cover with Arctic White paint and optional Premium 2 Package.E 550 Cabriolet shown above left with optional Palladium Silver metallic paint and Appearance and Premium 2 Packages. E 550 Coupe shown above with Arctic White paint and optional Appearance and Premium 2 Packages. 4. Driving the winds of change.The all-new, all-season E-Class Cabriolets. Its almost a shame the triplelayer soft top of a new EClass Cabriolet is so finely tailored, as its destined to spend most ofits time nestled under its sculpted cover. MercedesBenz has once again reinvented openair motoring, with innovations that virtually eliminate drafts in the cabin, evenfor rearseat passengers, and countless ways to enhance the incar environment so that even a brisk evening feels more like a sunny day. Beyond the sunsensing dualzoneclimate control, there are optional front seats that can warm you, keep you cooler, and even offer a virtual scarf so you can enjoy driving with the top down longer intothe evening or the change of seasons. When rain or winter finally arrive, the insulated soft top powers up in seconds to ensconce you in a stylish haven of quiet comfort.Sound-dampening soft top. Exquisitely crafted from AIRCAP. Standard on every 2011 EClass Cabriolet is an AIRSCARF. Optional as part of the Premium 1 Packagethree layers totalling nearly a full inch in thickness, the rich exclusive innovation that virtually eliminates drafts when is a necklevel heating system that provides warmed airfabric power soft top is designed to provide a coupelikeyoure driving with the top down. A wind deflector rises through adjustable vents within each front head restraint.level of silence in the cabin. In just 20 seconds, it stowsfrom above the windshield, while a poweroperated see AIRSCARF extends the topdown driving season with threeaway while preserving a generous 8.8 cu ft of trunk space. through screen is raised between the rear head restraints. heat settings and airflow that adapts to driving speed. 5. E 350 Cabriolet shown with optional Capri Blue metallic paint, Almond/Mocha leather interior and optional Premium 1 Package. 6. E 550 Coupe shown with Black paint and optional Premium 2 Package. Please see endnotes at back of brochure. 7. An all-embracing view of performance.The peerless, panoramic E-Class Coupes. A multifaceted vision of performance, luxury and innovation, the EClass Coupe is equally notable for what you wontencounter within its sculpted body. Aggressive aerodynamics enables it to slip through the wind virtually unnoticed, with a drag coefficient as low as 0.28. Pillarlesshardtop design creates a profile thats uninterrupted by framework between the power side windows an elaborate feat of engineering thats unique in its class. Fromthe embrace of its four individually contoured seats, the EClass Coupes standard allglass Panorama sunroof offers a breathtaking view of the sun and stars. Andfrom its gleaming white Daytime Running Lamps1 to its quickreacting brake lamps and wraparound taillamps, LED illumination assures you a total absence of anonymity.LED lighting. With longer life, lower energy use and fasterPillarless design. Long a hallmark of MercedesBenz Panorama sunroof. A vast expanse of heatreflectingillumination than conventional light bulbs, LED brake lamps, coupes, the elimination of visible Bpillars offers a sense tinted glass provides all four passengers in the EClassrear turn signals and taillamps enhance both safety andof wideopen freedom even with the windows up. All four Coupe with a view of the sky. At the touch of a button, thenighttime style. The optional Premium 2 Package adds LED power windows are fully retractable, for a breezy driving front portion tilts open for ventilation or slides back for afront turn signals, along with adaptive BiXenon headlamps.sensation thats simply unobtainable in ordinary coupes.breeze. A power sliding screen helps filter out sunlight. 8. The power to outgo the flow.Performance engineered to lead where other cars may someday go. Step on the accelerator in an EClassand an entire industry is propelled forward. Torquerich V6 and V8 engines generate a seemingly endless rush ofthrust while exercising innovative measures to conserve fuel and reduce emissions. Advanced handling systemscontinually respond to changes in the road with instantaneous finetuning of the suspension. Through it all, the first7speed automatic transmission in its class adapts to your driving style with instant and constant enthusiasm.V-6 and V-8 engines. E 350 Coupes and Cabriolets feature a smooth, strong 268hp V6,while a formidable 382hp 5.5liter V8 motivates the E 550 models. Both engines cleverlyengage their alternators and power steering pumps only on demand, boosting efficiency.7-speed automatic. Combining closeratio shifting with a wider overall range, the EClasstransmission responds seamlessly in either of two automatic modes or under manualstyleTouch Shift control. Paddle shifters are standard on E 550 models, and an E 350 option.Advanced suspensions. The AGILITY CONTROL suspension on E 350 models recalibratesinstantly to the road surface, for an ideal balance of crispness and comfort. On E 550 models,a sporttuned Dynamic Handling suspension lets you modify the vehicles driving characterat the touch of a button, altering the damping rates, accelerator response and shift points.Staggered-width alloy wheels. Both the 17" split 5spoke wheels on the E 350 modelsand the 18" 5spoke E 550 wheels are wider at the rear, to balance stronger tire grip underacceleration with excellent steering feedback. 18" AMG wheels are optional on all models. 9. E 550 Coupe shown with optional Palladium Silver metallic paint and Premium 2 Package. 10. Foresight to redefine the future.Innovation that can alter the course of history. Perhaps no chapter in the life story of the automobile is more deeplyassociated with MercedesBenz than the ongoing chronicle of safety leadership from the invention of the first crumplezone 60 years ago to the PRESAFE system of today that can actually detect and prepare for a collision before it happens.True to its heritage, the 2011 EClass is engineered with exclusive and groundbreaking safety advances that maybe allcars will have in the future. The protection they offer today could rewrite the story of your own life.Body structure. EClass Coupe and Cabriolet body structures PRE-SAFE. During certain vehicle maneuvers, the exclusive PRESAFEexpertly manage both weight and impact forces by utilizing ultra system can detect instability suggesting that a collision or rolloverhighstrength steel in critical areas. Cabriolets feature strategic is imminent. It can then tighten the front seat belts, adjust the frontreinforcements to help compensate for the absence of a fixed roof.head restraints and passenger seat, and close the windows plus theCoupes sunroof, all in an effort to better prepare the occupants.4Nine standard air bags. Pelvic air bags complement the frontseatsideimpact air bags, and a drivers knee air bag augments dualstage DISTRONIC PLUS. A MercedesBenz innovation that takes cruisefront air bags.2 Side curtain air bags are provided at all four seating control to new heights in convenience, this option adapts your setpositions in Coupe models, and for the front seats in Cabriolets. speed in response to traffic ahead, automatically slowing down untilyour path is clear again. DISTRONIC PLUS can even brake the car toa full halt if traffic stops, then resume automatically when it clears.5Brighter lighting. The optional Premium 2 Package adds adaptiveBiXenon headlamps with Active Curve Illumination, plus AdaptiveHighbeam Assist, which continuously varies the headlamp range toPRE-SAFE Brake. Included with DISTRONIC PLUS, radarbasedmaximize illumination without creating glare for other drivers. sensors can detect an impending collision with a vehicle ahead ofthe EClass. PRESAFE Brake then automatically applies up to 100%of the cars braking force to help reduce the severity of impact.5Pop-up roll bars. EClass Cabriolets are outfitted with the latestgeneration of a feature first introduced by MercedesBenz more than20 years ago. Highstrength steel roll bars, integrated with the rear ATTENTION ASSIST. Another MercedesBenz safety innovation,head restraints, deploy automatically in 0.3 seconds if a rollover is ATTENTION ASSIST continually monitors numerous driving behaviors,detected.3 The rear head restraints also rise automatically as soon and can automatically alert the driver with both visual and audibleas the rearseat passengers fasten their seat belts.warnings if it detects signs of drowsiness on long trips.6 11. E 550 Coupe shown with Arctic White paint and optional Appearance, DISTRONIC PLUS and Premium 2 Packages. Please see endnotes at back of brochure. 12. E 550 Cabriolet shown with optional Iridium Silver