Continental EcoContact 6 Q Tyres: Mercedes-Benz's Choice for the Ultimate E-Class Experience

Mercedes-Benz has announced that its latest E-Class models will come factory-fitted with Continental EcoContact 6 Q tyres. This decision highlights the luxury car manufacturer's trust in Continental's original equipment expertise, promising an exceptionally energy-efficient and quiet driving experience for its customers.

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February 1, 2024

A Leap Towards Energy Efficiency

For the new E-Class, Mercedes-Benz has chosen to equip the vehicles with the EcoContact 6 Q tyres, designed specifically for reducing energy consumption while enhancing driving comfort. Developed by Continental, these tyres are lauded for their long service life and minimal energy absorption, which significantly lowers rolling resistance and, by extension, fuel consumption. The special rubber compound and optimised tread pattern contribute to quieter rolling noise, ensuring a serene driving experience.

Continental developed the EcoContact 6 Q for exceptionally energy-efficient and quiet driving regardless of drive type.

Exceptional Grip and Safety

Beyond energy efficiency, the EcoContact 6 Q tyres are engineered for superior performance across various driving conditions. They offer short braking distances and exceptional grip on both dry and wet roads, ensuring optimal safety. The tyres' design also provides excellent cornering stability, even at high speeds, making them a perfect match for the dynamic capabilities of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

For the winter season, the Continental WinterContact TS 860 S is available for the new E-Class.

Winter Safety Assured with WinterContact TS 860 S

Acknowledging the challenges of colder seasons, Mercedes-Benz has also approved the Continental WinterContact TS 860 S tyres as original equipment for the E-Class. These winter tyres guarantee maximum safety on muddy and snowy surfaces, offering precise handling and solid grip in low temperatures. The result is reliable braking performance and heightened safety, making the E-Class equipped for year-round driving conditions.

Available Sizes and Compatibility

The approved tyre lines and sizes for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class include a wide range of options to suit various preferences and requirements:

  • EcoContact 6 Q MO: Available in sizes from 225/55 R18 to 275/30 R21, including ContiSilent options for a quieter ride.
  • WinterContact TS 860 S MO: Options range from 225/55 R18 to 275/35 R20, designed for enhanced winter safety.

These tyres are available in numerous countries, ensuring Mercedes-Benz E-Class owners worldwide can enjoy the benefits of Continental's tyre technology. With this partnership, Mercedes-Benz and Continental are setting new standards for vehicle performance and environmental responsibility, reaffirming their leadership in the automotive industry.

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