rival to the Audi A6
, BMW 5-Series
(including the 550i
Legacy and Volvo S80
The W212 generation (2009) E-Class customers could be had with a 1.8-litre turbocharged
four-cylinder, 3.0-litre and 3.5-litre six-cylinder, 4.7-litre turbocharged, 5.5-litre naturally-aspirated and twin-turbocharged eight-cylinder petrol engines and 2.1-litre turbocharged and twin-turbocharged four-cylinder and 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder diesel engines.
The E63 AMG variant used a 6.2-litre eight-cylinder petrol engine.