The 2019 E 53 Sedan boasts a new 3.0-liter in-line 6 turbo engine with EQ Boost, fully variable all-wheel drive, larger brakes and generous equipment features such as the AMG Performance Seats, carbon fiber trim and more.
Compared to the previously mentioned E 43, which had 396 HP (401 PS) at its disposal, the new E 53 packs 429 HP (435 PS). Meanwhile, torque figures remain basically the same, rated at 384 lb-ft (520 Nm).
Thanks to its nine-speed automatic gearbox and AMG-tuned 4Matic+ all-wheel drive system, the E 53 can hit 60 mph (96 km/h) in 4.4 seconds, while its top speed is electronically limited to 130 mph (209 km/h) with the help of the AMG Driver’s Package.
She’s got the looks
You can easily distinguish the E 53 Sedan from other E-Class models by its new hood, which features two power domes. Other noteworthy styling cues include the high-gloss chrome twin tailpipe trim elements, a new diffuser and optional 20-inch AMG alloys which feature a twin five-spoke design.
Inside, there are AMG Performance Seats with an AMG-specific upholstery, available AMG Carbon Fiber trim, Mercedes‘ popular Widescreen Cockpit design, ambient lighting, heated and ventilated seats and quite a lot more.
One of the most important features found on the E 53 is its new AMG Performance steering wheel, finished in black Nappa leather with red 12 o’clock markings. It also comes with touch-sensitive controls with allow for swiping motions.