TURIN – Close to half of all the engines offered by Mercedes-Benz in its W210-generation E-Class were 4-cyl. units. Yet, Mercedes' all-new W211-platform E-Class is launched with a single 4-cyl. engine – and a diesel at that. Admittedly, the E220 CDI is going to be the best-selling variant in Europe, but having no gasoline 4-cyl. in the all-new E-Class lineup seems might be construed as an oversight. Mercedes knows that despite continual development, its existing 2.0L four-pot engine ...

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