The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been spied at the Nurburgring yet again, however this time in a more sedate estate guise.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate spied

 

While it isn't entirely possible to tell from these spy shots, the likely feature the AMG E63 Estate - judging by just how hard the driver is pushing it on the track.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate spied

Due to be unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, the estate will almost certainly mimic the specification level of its sedan counterpart.

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A major portion of these features will encompass a greater focus on driver aid technologies such as lane-departure warnings, an eye-movement monitor, traffic-sign identification and road-condition sensors.

 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate spied

Expect Mercedes’ usual range of petrol and diesel V6 and V8 engines with a flagship naturally aspirated 6.3-litre V8 engine churning out over 370kW.