Mercedes-Benz India now has the widest cabriolet portfolio for a luxury car maker with E-Class Cabriolet, C-Class Cabriolet and S-Class Cabriolet.
Mercedes-Benz India redefined luxury open top motoring by launching two products the C-Class Cabriolet and the S-Class Cabriolet in the Indian market.
The S-Class Cabriolet is the first from Mercedes-Benz since 1971 and creates an unsurpassable benchmark with its unmatched style, craftsmanship, innovation and luxury.
Mercedes-Benz also introduced in India the first ever cabriolet from the C-Class family, thereby extending its range of cabriolets with new levels of exclusivity, comfort and performance in India’s luxury car segment.
The C-Class Cabriolet features a 1,991 cc petrol engine that churns out 180 kW (245 hp) and 370 Nm of torque available at as low as 1300 rpm | 0 – 100 in just 6.4 seconds.
While the S-Class Cabriolet Scintillating Performance: The S-Class Cabriolet features a V8 petrol engine that produces 335 kW (455 hp) and 700 Nm of torque available at as low as 1800 rpm | 0 -100 in just 4.6 seconds. The S-Class Cabriolet comes with the AIRMATIC air suspension system including continuously variable damping control
Both the C & S are powered by the 9G-TRONIC transmission.
The C-Class Cabriolet is equipped with AGILITY CONTROL suspension with selective damping system and lowering. The car also features DYNAMIC SELECT with five modes – “ECO”, “Comfort”, “Sport”, “Sport Plus” and “Individual” which enables enthusiasts to select options that suit their preferred driving styles.
To make every S-Class Cabriolet truly unique in India, Mercedes-Benz India is offering more than 13,000 possible customization combinations through designo. This also makes it the 8th addition to the designo portfolio.
The C-Class Cabriolet features a Burmester® Surround Sound System with 13 high-performance speakers while the rhe S-Class Cabriolet features a Burmester® Surround Sound System with 23 specially designed speakers, 24 amplifier channels and a total system output of 1520 watts.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet 300 is priced at Rs. 60 lakhs and the S 500 Cabriolet is priced at Rs. 2.25 crore (Ex-showroom New Delhi).
Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented,
“The introduction of C-Class and S-Class Cabriolets in India is an illustration of our ‘top of pyramid’ strategy of bringing in the best of our products from the global portfolio for our distinguished Indian customers. Globally, the C-Class Cabriolet is the first ever cabriolet to be made on the C-Class platform by Mercedes-Benz. The S-Class Cabriolet is the first cabriolet introduced by the brand since 1971 and also happens to be the first cabriolet based on our flagship S-Class to make its way to India. We are very pleased to offer these two novel products which never had a predecessor in India and we are confident of a strong market response.”
Mr. Folger further added, “Today, Mercedes-Benz is synonymous with luxury mobility, and we remain the number one brand of choice for a luxury car buyer. These are our 10th and 11th new product introductions this year and we are extremely satisfied with the way our product strategy has worked and delivered positive customer response. The launch of the cabriolets yet again helps us in cementing our position in the niche dream car segment and offers two new products which are unrivalled. This year, we have already introduced a diverse range of products across segments, which has fascinated our customers and pushed our growth story further. We are confident of maintaining this momentum amidst dynamic market challenges.”