Mercedes-Benz India has launched the S-Class Cabriolet at a staggering price of Rs. 2.25 Crores (Ex. Showroom, New Delhi) in the country. The German luxury automaker has launched 11 new models in India in 2016. The new Mercedes-Benz S500 Cabriolet is based on the S-Class coupe, which was launched in the Indian market in the first half of 2016. In addition, the company also launched the open-top version of the C-Class, named as C300 Cabriolet at a sticker price of Rs. 60 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, New Delhi).
Mercedes S Class Cabriolet measures 5027mm in length and 1899mm in width, which is equivalent to its coupe derivative. Basically, it is the open-top version of the coupe car, and the fabric roof, which is available in four shades, can be opened or closed in just 20 seconds at speeds upto 60kmph. The cabin can be finished in 9 color themes, while the Aircap function, which acts a noise reducing agent, comes as standard feature. In addition, the S 500 Cabriolet also gets a special Air balance fragrance package with 9 fragrance options. Under the bonnet, it has the 4.7L twin-turbo V8 motor which generates top power of 450bhp between 5250-5500rpm and peak torque of 700Nm between 1800-3500rpm. The power is being sent to the rear wheels, while it does the 0-100kmph sprint in mere 4.6 seconds before topping out at 250kmph.
Coming to the Mercedes Benz C 300 Cabriolet, it is the open-top version of the standard C-Class. It gets several premium features in form of auto positioning seatbelts, ambient interior lighting with 3 colors, special door sills, Garmin navigation system and 13 speaker Burmester sound system. Additionally, it can be availed in four roof colors, similar to the S 500 Cabriolet. The C Class Cabriolet is powered by a 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine which develops maximum power of 245bhp at 5500rpm and highest torque of 370Nm between 1300-4000rpm. It is the same engine which was recently introduced with the GLC 300 SUV. The engine is coupled with a 9-speed automatic transmission, while Dyanmic Select comes as standard feature with five driving modes. The C 300 convertible sprints to 100kmph from standstill in just 6.4 seconds, while clocking an electronically limited top speed of 250kmph.