Luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz launched the new C-Class Cabriolet in India today with a completely new BS VI petrol engine. This sporty two-door Cabriolet can reach 100 100 km/h from standstill in just 6.2 seconds, thanks to the M 264 four-cylinder motor under the hood.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Michael Jopp, Vice President, Sales & Marketing Mercedes-Benz India said, “Following the successful launch of the new C-Class, we are glad to introduce the stylish and suave new C-Class Cabriolet, which further extends the C-Class range with open top motoring. The new C-Class Cabriolet truly redefines open top motoring for those ardent enthusiasts who seek driving performance all year round. We are certain that the new C-Class Cabriolet will offer enhanced luxury and comfort to our customers and will continue to delight them. This fascinating cabriolet is aimed at the young target audience who enjoy driving an open-top luxury car.”
Mr. Jopp further added, “Bringing in the latest products from our fascinating global portfolio is key to our success and has been highly applauded by our discerning customers. Be it, drop top cabriolets, stylish coupes and jaw dropping AMGs, we believe in offering our patrons and brand enthusiasts the best of driving performance and exquisite products. The introduction of the C-Class Cabriolet reiterates our ‘top of the pyramid’ strategy for the Indian market. We aim to continue our product offensive in India.”
The exterior design of the C-Class cabriolet is characterised by a striking front end design with sporty bumper and diamond grille with the central Mercedes star. It gets the MULTIBEAM LED headlamps with pixel-specific beam range and coverage control. The car boasts of a 10.25-inch infotainment screen, new generation telematics and optional 64 colour ambient lighting along with a superior open-pore walnut wood trim.
Technical specifications of the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet
- Performance Data C-Class Cabriolet C 300
- Cylinder arrangement/number 4/in line (BS VI)
- Displacement 1991 cc
- Power 190 kW (258 hp) at 5800-6100 rpm
- Peak Torque 370 Nm at 1800 – 4000 rpm
- Acceleration (0-100 km/h) 6.2 s
- Top Speed 250 km/h
- Transmission 9G-TRONIC
Key Highlights of the C 300 Cabriolet
- All new EU6 engine (C 300) with 10kW higher power compared to its predecessor
- Multibeam headlamps
- New alloy wheel design
- New generation steering wheel
- All new telematics NTG 5.5 with 10.25-inch screen media display
- Smartphone integration package
- Ambient lighting with 64 colours
- Brown open-pore walnut wood trim
- New exterior paint options
The new C-Class Cabriolet introduces two new metallic paint finishes — “Mojave Silver” and “Selenite Grey” and one special paint “Designo Selenite Grey Magno”. Cost of Ownership of the new C-Class Cabriolet starts at just Rs. 67,000 for a period of 2 years.