The good folks at Mercedes-Benz India launched today the C-Class and S-Class cabriolets adding them to their product portfolio here, as part of the new cars that were promised to be launched in 2016.
The C300 convertible gets a 2.0-litre turbo petrol four-pot engine which packs 224Ps of power and 370Nm of torque. This RWD convertible gets a 9G-TRONIC gearbox, and the soft top can be folded away in under 20 seconds while driving at a max speed of 50kph. Launched with a price tag of INR 60 lacs (ex-showroom Delhi) makes it one of the cheapest Merc convertibles available.
The S500 cabriolet comes with a lot more power, getting a 4.7-litre V8 naturally aspirated engine that generates 455ps of power and 700Nm of torque and its RWD is also paired with a 9G-TRONIC auto box. It comes with a claimed 0-100kph time of 4.6 seconds, so this is no luxurious slouch, and comes with adjustable dampeners. This one comes with a price tag of INR 2.25 Cr (ex-showroom Delhi).
Both cars get a wide array of multimedia, utility, safety and comfort technologies with a high degree of personalization on the aesthetics available to the buyers, adding to the luxury experience.
At the launch event, Mr. Roland Folger, MD & CEO Mercedes-Benz India, spoke extensively about the company’s drive to provide their customers with the best in modern luxury, referring to their new premium outlets in Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Pune.
Stay tuned for more car info from the loons!