2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 4MATIC First Drive: Going Beyond the Semi-Autonomous Tech

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Many of today’s mid-size luxury sedans fetishize sportiness, but there are still hordes of customers in this space for whom sports-car-challenging Nürburgring lap times, quick steering, and firm suspension tuning matters little. These folks would be well served by the newest Mercedes-Benz E-class, which boldly goes its own way by placing comfort before sportiness. Our first encounter with the 2017 E-class took place in crowded Lisbon, Portugal, and largely focused on its arsenal of semi-autonomous and active-safety technologies. We’ve since had a much longer run at the new E-class in U.S.-spec E300 4MATIC form in California and, having already covered its self-driving features and tech in great detail from Portugal, this review homes in on the Benz’s merit as an automobile—one driven by a human. READ MORE ››


from Car and Driver Blog http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2017-mercedes-benz-e300-4matic-first-drive-review

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