A very speedy and very white Mercedes-Benz E-L Class police car, seen in west Beijing by reader Stefan M., thank you for the picture! The V212 Mercedes-Benz E-L is a stretched variant of the W212 E-Class, made in China by the Beijing-Benz joint venture. It was recently replaced by the facelifted 2013 model, which was renamed ‘E Class L’. The lengthy Ee sure makes a fine police car. Steady in the corners and enough space in the back for a whole flock of arrested criminals. The Chinese police likes Mercedes-Benz, earlier on we saw coppers cruising the hood in a Honda’d ML.
China sales numbers of the German Three over the first six month of 2013 have just arrived, showing Audi is the big winner and Mercedes-Benz a small loser. The numbers are sales-totals for the brands, including sales of locally made cars and sales of imported cars.
Mercedes-Benz is working on a stretched variant of the CLA for the China car market. The stretched CLA will be made in China by the Beijing-Benz joint venture, production will start in 2015. Until then the Euro-made non-stretched CLA will be imported into China, and one white test car was seen on the back of a truck on a road near Shanghai.
New spy shots showing the new Mercedes-Benz E Class L, the China-only stretched variant of the E-Class. The new E Class L debuted on the Shanghai Auto Show in April, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in July, priced between 400.000 and 750.000 yuan. Buyers can choose between two different fronts, this rather sporty design or…
Spy shots showing a brand new Mercedes-Benz E400L hybrid, powered by a 306hp 3.0 V6 + 27hp electric motor, the very first hybrid that Mercedes builds in China. The new E Class L debuted last month on the Shanghai Auto Show and it will be launched on the Chinese car market later this year.
This is the very specious and very luxurious back bench on the new Mercedes-Benz E Class L, the China-only stretched Mercedes E. The name is new too, it used to be called E-L Class. The E Class L will compete stretch to stretch with other Chinese-made limousines such as the Audi A6L, the BMW 5Li and the Volvo S80L. Infiniti has a stretched M but that one isn’t made locally and thus too expensive too compete. Read more »
The Mercedes-Benz GLA SUV concept debuted on the Shanghai Auto Show. The GLA SUV is based on the platform of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Chinese sources say the production version will (also) be made in China by the Beijing-Benz joint venture to compete with the China-made BMW X1 and Audi Q3.
The very first pictures of the new Mercedes-Benz E-L, it will debut on Saturday at the Shanghai Auto Show. One silver example was seen arriving completely uncovered at the exhibition hall. The E-L is a China-only stretched variant of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, it is made in China by the Beijing-Benz joint venture.
The very first spy shots of the Mercedes-Benz E400L Hybrid testing on Chinese roads. The E400L is a new addition to the China-made Mercedes-Benz E-L, which is a stretched variant of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The E400L will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show later this month. The E400L will be the most powerful Mercedes-Benz ever produced in China and the first hybrid Mercedes-Benz produced in China.