Everyone knows that China’s economy is growing at a super-fast rate and its no surprise that automakers offer vehicles that are specially made for the Asian country. Joining China’s long wheelbase bandwagon is the Mercedes-Benz E-Class L. This long wheelbase E-Class is the first model by Mercedes that is specific for the Chinese market.

The E 300 L offers 14 centimeters more leg room for the rear cabin and the front seats can be controlled by the rear passengers. The ground clearance has grown slightly as well. The 245hp E 300 is also joined by the 204hp E 260 CGI. This E 260 CGI ELEGANCE comes with things like bi-xenon headlights, Intelligent Light System, electric sliding sunroof as well as Mercedes’ COMMAND DVD system.

The AVANTGARDE version of the E 260 has panoramic sunroof, COMMAND APS with DVD changer, THERMATIC air conditioning system and heated rear seats. If you opt for the E 300 you will go home with a Rear Seat Entertainment System with two LCD screens fitted on rear part of the front headrests as well as a keyless system.

The cars will be assembled in China by Beijing Benz Automotive Corporation which is joint-venture between Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Company (BAIC) and Mercedes-Benz.

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