Mercdes-Benz rival for the BMW5-Series, AudiA6 and JaaagXF.
The W212 (2009-) generation is/was available with 2.1-litre four- and 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbodiesel and 1.8-litre turbo four-cylinder, 3.0- and 3.5-litre six-cylinder, 4.7- and 5.5-litre twin-turbocharged and 5.5-litre naturally aspirated eight-cylinder petrol engines.
The E63AMG is/was available with a 6.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine or a 5.5-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine.
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.
"What's that executive car over there?"
"It's an E-Class with a 3.0-litre V6 diesel."
The F01 generation is available with 3.0-litre turbocharged six cylinder (740i), 4.4-litre turbocharged eight cylinder (750i) and 6.0-litre turbocharged twelve cylinder (760Li) petrol engines and a 3.0-litre six cylinder (730d and 740d) diesel engine.
James May on the V12 7-Series:
"This is the 760Li. Or to give it it's other name, the BMW "Move Over Poor Person"".