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When did the Mercedes Benz W211 come out in the US?

When did the Mercedes Benz W211 come out in the US?

The Mercedes-Benz W211 is the third generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class made from 2002 to 2009 in sedan/saloon and station wagon/estate configurations – replacing the W210 E-Class models and superseded by the Mercedes-Benz W212 in 2009. The C219, marketed as the CLS, was introduced as a niche model in 2005, based on W211 mechanicals.

What is the difference between the Mercedes-Benz W211 and the E-class?

The W211 is a more complex car than its predecessor with a programmable serial bus and many automated systems. The 2003 E-Class was offered in sedan and 5-door station wagon configurations in three trim lines, marketed as Classic, Elegance and Avantgarde. The W211 was the first E-Class since 1985 equipped with two windshield wipers.

When did the W211 E-class make its first appearance?

Pilot production went into testing in the summer of 2001, the W211 E-Class debut at the Brussels Motor Show in January 2002. The W/S211 looked similar to the previous generation, but with a more modern and polished design.

What kind of suspension does the Mercedes Benz W211 E 55 have?

The W211 E 55 came with an AMG tuned Airmatic suspension that included 3 different driving modes as well as the ability to significantly raise the car. The E 55 features 14.2 inch (360 mm) cross drilled disc brakes at the front with 8 piston calipers.

What kind of modifications can I do to the W211 E class?

The number of modifications you can do to the W211 E Class is endless but one that we would recommend is upgrading the front end with an AMG front bumper. This will give the E Class an aggressive front end and will look less like a taxi, which they commonly are.

What kind of engine does a 2003 W211 AMG have?

W211 E 55 AMG (2003–2006) The second generation E 55 AMG debuted in September 2002 at the Paris Motor Show as the fastest production sedan in the world. The E 55 AMG powertrain included the M113K engine, a 5.4 L V8 with a Lysholm type supercharger manufactured by IHI.