2019 Mercedes-AMG E 53 Coupe And E 53 Cabrio (UK-Spec)

2019 Mercedes‑AMG E 53 Coupe And E 53 Cabrio (UK‑Spec)

By Arthur Demi via Mercedes-Benz

2019 Mercedes-AMG E 53 Coupe And E 53 Cabrio (UK-Spec)

  • Mercedes-AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Coupé now available from £62,835
  • E 400 d 4MATIC, which replaces E 350 d in saloon and estate, priced from £52,685
  • CLS 53 4MATIC+ priced from £74,050
  • Order books are open now with first deliveries arriving in September

Mercedes-Benz has further expanded the E-Class range with a host of new petrol and diesel engines. The Mercedes-AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Coupé is available to buy from £62,835, while prices for the Cabriolet start at £69,285. Pricing for the CLS 53 4MATIC+ starts at £74,050.

The 53s come with a 3.0-litre biturbo in-line six cylinder petrol engine, with the brand’s innovative new EQ Boost technology. It can generate 435 hp and 520 Nm, with an additional 20 hp and 250 Nm available from the EQ Boost system. The E 53 Coupé has an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph and can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 4.4 seconds (4.5 seconds for the Cabriolet). The Coupé delivers up to 32.5 combined mpg and emits 203 g/km of CO2 (Cabriolet: 32.1 mpg and 200 g/km).

The CLS 53 can travel from 0 to 62 mph in 4.5 seconds, with an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph. It can achieve up to 31.7 mpg and emits 203 g/km of CO2.

An AMG Speedshift TCT 9G transmission comes as standard, and features extremely short shift times, fast response to shift paddle commands, a double-declutching function and multiple downshifts.

The fully variable AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive combines ultimate driving performance with a high level of driving safety in all conditions.

Standard equipment includes 12.3-inch widescreen cockpit display and 12.3-inch infotainment display; Parking Package including 360° camera; Memory Package, including electrically adjustable front seats and steering column; privacy glass (E 53 Coupe only); Multibeam Intelligent Light System; Nappa leather upholstery; wireless charging (E 53 Coupé and Cabriolet only); AMG Ride Control suspension; and split folding rear seats. The CLS adds a sliding sunroof; Burmester surround sound system and Keyless-Go.

The Premium Plus package is available for £2,595 on the Coupé and £1,595 for the E 53 Cabriolet, adding Burmester surround sound system; Keyless-Go Comfort package; and a panoramic glass sunroof (Coupé only).

The Comfort package can be added for £395 and includes Air Balance and Energizing comfort control. The systems work together to enhance the occupant’s overall comfort. This includes music, ambient lighting, and fragrance.

Pricing

Trim CO2 (g/km) OTR price (£) P11D (£) Road fund licence (£) BIK tax rate (%)
E 53 4MATIC+ Coupé - 200 64,790 63,495 1,240 37
E 53 4MATIC+ Cabriolet - 200 69,285 67,990 1,240 37

Cabrio Highlights

  • Prices start at £69,285
  • Features new 3.0-litre in-line six-cylinder engine with EQ Boost technology
  • The 53 comes with a 3.0-litre biturbo in-line six cylinder petrol engine, with the brand’s innovative new EQ Boost technology. It can generate 435 hp and 520 Nm, with an additional 20 hp and 250 Nm available from the EQ Boost system
  • The E 53 Cabriolet has an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph and can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 4.5 seconds. It delivers up to 32.1 combined mpg and emits 200 g/km of CO2
  • Power is transferred to the road by the fully variable AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive. The fully variable torque distribution between the front and rear axle ensures optimal traction, delivering ultimate driving performance in all conditions
  • An AMG Speedshift TCT 9G transmission comes as standard, and features extremely short shift times, fast response to shift paddle commands, a double-declutching function and multiple downshifts
  • The E-Class Cabriolet’s multi-layer acoustic fabric roof can be operated at speeds up to 31 mph and opened or closed in just 20 seconds
  • The roof can be specified in one of three no-cost option colours: black; dark blue; and dark brown
  • The new E-Class Cabriolet has grown in length, width and wheelbase: with a vehicle length of 4,846 mm (+123 mm), a vehicle width of 1,860 mm (+74 mm) and a height of 1,429 mm (+31 mm). The new model’s wheelbase has increased by 113 mm to 2,873 mm. These increased measurements make for more room in the cabin for all four occupants
  • The main benefit of the wider track: with 1,599 mm at the front (+ 61 mm) and 1,591 mm at the rear (+50mm), is the enhanced driving dynamics
  • Standard equipment includes 12.3-inch widescreen cockpit display and 12.3-inch infotainment display; Parking Package including 360° camera; Memory Package, including electrically adjustable front seats and steering column; Multibeam Intelligent Light System; Nappa leather upholstery; wireless charging; AMG Ride Control suspension; and split folding rear seats
  • The Premium Plus package is available for £1,595, and adds Burmester surround sound system; and Keyless-Go Comfort package
  • The Comfort package can be added for £395 and includes Air Balance and Energizing comfort control. The systems work together to enhance the occupant’s overall comfort. This includes music, ambient lighting and fragrance
  • The optional Driving Assistance Plus Package (£1,695) includes Drive Pilot, which combines Distance Pilot Distronic; Speed Limit Pilot; Active Lane-Change Assistant; Active Brake Assist cross-traffic function; Evasive Steering Assist; and Pre-Safe Impulse Side

2019 Mercedes-AMG E 53 Coupe (UK-Spec)

2019 Mercedes-AMG E 53 Cabrio (UK-Spec)

Coupe Highlights

  • Priced from £64,790
  • Features new 3.0-litre in-line six-cylinder engine with EQ Boost technology
  • The 53 comes with a 3.0-litre biturbo in-line six cylinder petrol engine, with the brand’s innovative new EQ Boost technology. It can generate 435 hp and 520 Nm, with an additional 20 hp and 250 Nm available from the EQ Boost system
  • The E 53 Cabriolet has an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph and can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 4.5 seconds. It delivers up to 32.1 combined mpg and emits 200 g/km of CO2
  • Power is transferred to the road by the fully variable AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive. The fully variable torque distribution between the front and rear axle ensures optimal traction, delivering ultimate driving performance in all conditions
  • An AMG Speedshift TCT 9G transmission comes as standard, and features extremely short shift times, fast response to shift paddle commands, a double-declutching function and multiple downshifts
  • The E-Class Coupé has an almost 50-year history. Its first ancestor was unveiled by Mercedes-Benz in 1968 (at that time known as the “Stroke Eight” coupé)
  • Rear passengers gain 74 mm in legroom helping to make the E-Class Coupé even more spacious and comfortable than before
  • Standard equipment includes 12.3-inch widescreen cockpit display and 12.3-inch infotainment display; Parking Package including 360° camera; Memory Package, including electrically adjustable front seats and steering column; Multibeam Intelligent Light System; Nappa leather upholstery; wireless charging; and AMG Ride Control suspension
  • Key options are the Premium and Premium Plus packages. The Premium pack (£2,795) includes Keyless-Go Comfort package; Memory package; and a panoramic glass sunroof. For an additional £1,100, Premium Plus adds the Burmester surround sound system with 13 speakers; and a Multibeam LED Intelligent Light System
  • Next-generation assistance systems include a Lane Tracking package (£595) with Passive Blind Spot Assist and Active Lane Keeping Assist; and the more comprehensive Driving Assistance package
  • The Warmth Comfort package, familiar to S-Class customers, is available for £795 and includes front and rear heated seats, heated centre console armrests and heated armrests in the driver and front passenger doors
  • The Driving Assistance package costs £1,695, and includes Drive Pilot, which combines three innovative assistance systems; Steering Pilot, Distance Pilot Distronic, and Speed Limit Pilot
    • Steering Pilot detects road markings and actively assists the driver by use of one-sided braking, guiding the car to stay within its lane. Distance Pilot Distronic uses radar to maintain a set distance from the car in front, while Speed Limit Pilot detects a change in speed limit and automatically alters the car’s speed without intervention from the driver
  • Also included in the Driving Assistance package are Active Brake Assist with cross-traffic function, Evasive Steering Assist, and Pre-Safe Impulse Side
  • Comand Online is available for £1,495 and increases the standard 8.4-inch navigation screen to 12.3 inches, and adds a digital 12.3-inch cockpit display
(Mercedes-Benz UK Press Release)