Update: Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Revealed

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Following a teaser image of the Mercedes-Benz S Class Cabriolet, the automaker has now officially revealed details of  the car which has been touted as the "most beautiful and exclusive S-Class cars of all time."

Drawing inspiration from the open-top 111 and 112 model series from between 1961 and 1971, the S-Class Cabriolet features an exlcusive design as well as the latest technology and use of high quality materials.

"After 44 years we can again offer friends of our company an open variant of the S-Class. The new S-Class Cabriolet symbolises our passion for individual and timelessly exclusive mobility, which we share with our customers", remarks Ola Källenius, Board Member of Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz Cars Sales.

S-Class Cabriolet Maximises Comfort

Mercedes-Benz has set out to build the world's most comfortable cabriolet and the S-Class Cabriolet could very well hit the mark. The S-Class Cabriolet is fitted with an enhanced automatic wind protection system, called AIRCAP, as well AIRSCARF which provides neck-level heating. the armrests and seats are heated too. An all-new THERMOTRONIC intelligent climate control system is also part of the package and ensures maximum comfort, even with the roof open.

Talking about the roof, it's a retractable three-layer acoustic soft-top and can be had in either black, dark blue, beige or dark red. The roof opens and closes in about 20 seconds at speeds up to 60kph. The S-Class Cabrio also features a number of interior upholstery options which include leather, nappa leather and designo Exclusive nappa leather.

Engine Power

Powering the entry-level S500 Cabrio is a twin-turbo 4.7-litre V8 that offers 335 kW and 700 Nm of torque. The more powerful S63 AMG and S63 AMG 4MATIC Cabrio are fitted with a twin-turbo 5.5-litre V8 that hammers out 430 kW and 900 Nm of torque allowing for a 0-100kph time of 3.9 seconds before topping out at an electrically limited 250kph.

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet will be shown at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show, so stay tuned for more updates!

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