With the new generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class having already arrived in showrooms across Europe, the design of its Estate counterpart leaves little to the imagination with only the tail lights still under wraps.
Due to make its debut at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, these images reveal the shape of the rear side windows and rear door and tail lights for the first time.
Driver assistance will be a major theme for the new generation E-Class Estate with lane-departure warnings, an eye-movement monitor, traffic-sign identification, road-condition sensors and stability control added to the range.
The Estate version will naturally mimic the model range and engine line-up of the sedan which includes the usual ensemble of petrol and diesel V6 and V8 engines.
The potent flagship AMG version is also already in development and will feature 386kW 6.2-litre V8-engine.