The next generation of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class will allegedly be offered with a newly developed inline-six engine.

Mercedes-Benz's straight-six engine is set to make a comeback after being phased out in the mid-90s. It will be part of a new modular engine architecture and will likely be seen for the first time in 2016 when the next-gen E-Class (W213) is expected to come out. Also 3 and 4cyl engines in the works for next gen C-class. Read more at World Car Fans.