Mercedes has added the E350 engine to the E-Class Coupé and Cabriolet, with prices starting from £44,750 for the hard-top and £49,246 for those wishing to drive al fresco. The E350 features a two-litre petrol powerplant with EQ Boost, offering 299bhp and 400Nm of torque.
EQ Boost uses a 48-volt onboard network with a belt-driven starter/ alternator. The system adds 14bhp to the engine’s overall output, encouraging a 0-62mph dash in 5.9 seconds (6.1 seconds for the drop-top). Both the Coupé and Cabriolet come complete with a 9G-Tronic Plus nine-speed automatic transmission as standard equipment. The cost-option Premium package is available for £2,395 and includes COMAND Online, wireless charging, a 360° external camera and Multibeam LED Intelligent Light System.