Go soft-top rid­ing in the Mercedes C-Class Cabri­o­let

The Witness - Wheels - - MOTORING -

THE new C-Class Cabri­o­let is now avail­able at Mercedes-Benz deal­ers, who say this cabrio rep­re­sents the at­trac­tive en­try level into the fam­ily of Mercedes-Benz con­vert­ibles at R699 900.

The Cabri­o­let’s fully au­to­matic fab­ric soft top can be opened and closed in 20 sec­onds at speeds of up to 50 km/h. The Air­cap elec­tric draught stop sys­tem and the Airscarf neck-level heat­ing ex­tend the open-air driv­ing sea­son to the en­tire year.

Ef­fi­cient, pow­er­ful en­gines de­liv­er­ing be­tween 125 and 375 kW and a sus­pen­sion de­signed for dy­namic per­for­mance (with op­tional Air­matic air sus­pen­sion) en­sure sporty, ag­ile han­dling. For the first time in the C-Class, the 9G-Tronic au­to­matic trans­mis­sion is avail­able for all four and six-cylin­der en­gines. For the first time, 4matic per­ma­nent all­wheel drive is also avail­able for the Mercedes-AMG C 43 AMG 4matic vari­ant.

The C-Class Cabri­o­let has ex­ten­sive stan­dard equip­ment. In ad­di­tion to the Agility Con­trol sus­pen­sion it in­cludes the di­a­mond grille and strik­ing LED high-per­for­mance head­lamps.

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