German automobile behemoth Mercedes has announced the latest entry in its popular E Class range, the E-Class E400 Cabriolet. The topless sports car will be available for purchase around the holiday season and will be available across all authorized dealers across the US.
The new E-Class Cabriolet is offered in two configurations – the rear-wheel drive E400 Cabriolet or the all-wheel drive E400 4Matic Cabriolet. Under the hood, both models get powered by a 3.0 liter bi-turbo engine which churns out 329 horsepower and 479Nm of torque. The base rear-wheel drive E400 model zips from 0-60 miles an hour in 5.5 seconds, while it’s 4Matic all-wheel drive sibling takes a mere 5.3 seconds to reach 60mph.
Another highlight of this new sporty topless is the addition of new neck-level heating system with the German automaker’s proprietary Airscraf technology. The whole idea is to make top-down driving comfortable even at low temperatures by circulates warm air around the driver’s neck.
The new E400 Cabriolet also boasts an Aircap wind deflector system developed specifically for the manufacturer’s topless models. The system features an electric wind deflector coupled along with an electric wind blocker which essentially reduces interior commotion for rear passengers as well.
Mercedes touts that its 2018 E400 Cabriolet is perfect blend elegant design and comfort for four passengers with it’s latest E-Class technology. According to the company, the new E-Class Cabriolet has a silhouette similar to that of the E-Class Coupe even when the soft top is up.
If you ask Mercedes, this “hot and cool” design represents both elegance and intelligence, and exudes a unique character — especially when the soft top is down.
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Cabriolet starts at $66,300 for the rear wheel drive model, while the all-wheel drive E400 4Matic Cabriolet is priced at $68,800. Buyers also get plenty of choices in the form of 11 exterior colors, 4 hues for the fabric roof, along with 4 different wheel designs.
Mercedes is also offering an optional AMG Line package for an extra $2500, which comes with a sports steering wheel, brushed aluminium pedals, tweaked cabin rim, as well as a more aggressive body kit. Similarly, there are a plethora of customization options for interiors as well such as nine different upholstery options.