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2014 Mercedes E-Class facelift spy photos reveal headlamp shape

 2014 Mercedes E-Class facelift spy photos reveal headlamp shape
2014 Mercedes E-Class facelift spy photos 23.07.2012

The slow camouflage strip tease for the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift continues.

These latest spy photos show a little more of the completely revamped front end. Changes include a dramatically revised lower grille, new hood and bumper, but probably the most dramatic change can be seen in the headlamps.

Gone are the dual diamond shaped units in favor of a single lamp housing which appears to resemble those found on the current C-Class. The rear end will receive new taillights and a restyled bumper fascia as well.

The media reveal is expected this autumn followed by a market launch in January 2013.

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benzboy
Okay about the headlights...It saddens me. The reason I say this is because who wants to pay a butt load of money for the car and five or six years down the road, have it look like a senior citzen with severe hazed over glaucoma. I see so many cars out there today, that because of this new technology in headlights , that have the hazed over lights , which in my opinion, are very dangerous, but hey what do I know.
Jul 28, 2012 12:57 pm
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mercedesman
Hate to see the quad headlamp treatment go. It has been a great styling cue that was distinctive. Nobody wants a design that mirrors the C-Class or S-Class nose. The E-Class has a personality all its own. The front end was part of the charm. I have an E500 now. Me and my wife love the styling and we get tons of compliments. But, I know time marches on.
Jul 25, 2012 4:59 pm
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SPORTINGUISTA_29
waiting for the new images
Jul 24, 2012 7:23 pm
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rcw
To be honest, I just wish they could ditch the "pontoon" fenders and column mounted shifter. These details are at odds with the complete design. This design is trying to be too sporty and also old-school and classic at the same time. Non-cohesive elements in this execution.
Jul 24, 2012 3:42 pm
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dayday
Only changing the front is not enough for the E class. The over all shape is too boxy.
Jul 24, 2012 9:35 am
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SnakesInMyPants
then there wouldn't be much of a point to make the CLS. E class is more function than form.
Jul 24, 2012 10:10 pm
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Renyeo
Have they gotten rid of the quad-style lamps? The new one looks like a single-piece unit similar to the streamlined ones found on post-facelift C-Classes.
Jul 24, 2012 4:07 am
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uzzie
I hope not, unless they want to make it look like an enlarged C-Class. It could be the case where they have the lights covered, (and I've now read the article properly and can't delete my comment haha)
Jul 24, 2012 5:34 am
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velsatis
I know some lazy people but this beats them all...lol. Read the article
Jul 24, 2012 6:53 am
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