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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet Unveiled at Geneva Motor Show

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet has been showcased at the Geneva Motor Show. The C-Class Cabriolet will compete with the likes of the Audi A4 and the BMW 4 Series. The C-Class Cabriolet is based on the C-Class Coupe and carries over design elements and features from the latter. The car features a retractable soft top that is available in 4 different colors and can be opened or closed in less than 20 seconds at speeds of upto 62kmph.

Mercedes-Benz C 220d 4MATIC Cabriolet Edition 1 ( A 205 ) 2016

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet has two engine variants on offer. The entry lever engine variant has a turbocharged 2.0 liter 4 cylinder engine that generates 241hp and 370Nm of torque. The transmission is a 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission. It can also be paired to an optional 4MATIC all-wheel-drive-system. With this, the C-Class Cabriolet can achieve the 0-100kmph mark in 6.3 seconds. Top speed is limited to 209kmph.

The powerful engine variant is available for the Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabriolet. The car features a biturbo 3.0 liter V6 engine which develops 362hp and 520Nm of torque. The transmission is the 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission. The all-wheel drive system is rear wheel biased. The C43 Cabriolet can achieve the 0-100kmph mark in 4.7 seconds and can hit a top speed that is limited to 249kmph.

Mercedes-Benz C 400 4MATIC Cabriolet, A 205, 2016

The interior of the C-Class Cabriolet is similar to that of the C-Class Coupe. The Cabriolet features a standard Airscarf neck-level heating system and has optional heat reflecting leather seats. There are also split-folding rear seats and matte silver chrome controls for the retractable soft top. The C-Class Cabriolet also features a chrome beltline trim, LED tail lights and 18-inch alloy wheels.

Mercedes-Benz will start sales of the C-Class Cabriolet in the United States in summer of 2016. The C43 Cabriolet will be available in the fall of 2016. Prices will be revealed closer to sales date.

See Also: Rare 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster Auctioned!

Mercedes-Benz C 220d 4MATIC Cabriolet Edition 1 ( A 205 ) 2016

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