Roof­less S-Class

Rutherglen Reformer - - Motors -

Mercedes has opened the or­der books for its first open-top S-Class model since the W 111 of 1971.

The new S-Class Cabri­o­let, which will cost from £110,120 for the S 500 AMG Line,comes with a choice of three en­gines.

The S 500 boasts a twin-turbo 4.6-litre V8 with a power out­put of 455bhp, the Mercedes-AMG S 63 has a 5.5-litre V8 twin­tur­bocharged unit gen­er­at­ing 585bhp while the range­top­ping S 65 fea­tures a 6.0-litre V12 twin-turbo with an out­put of 630bhp.

The S 500 can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in just 4.6 sec­onds, while still achiev­ing 32.5 mpg, the S 63 can hit 62 mph in 4.2 sec­onds and the S 65 can reach the same speed in only 4.1 sec­onds.

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