Mercedes-Benz Unveils E class Cabriolet at Detroit Auto Show


The new Mercedes-Benz E class Cabriolet was unveiled this week at the North American Auto Show in Detroit. It follows last summer’s introduction of the new E Class coupe and sedan. The E Class Cabriolet replaces the CLK Cabriolet convertible in the Mercedes-Benz lineup.

Like the E Class Coupe, the Cabriolet will be available with the 268 hp 3.5 liter V6 as the E350 Cabriolet. If you need more horsepower, it’s also available with the 382 hp V8 in E550 trim.

Like all E Class models before it, the new Cabriolet comes with an extensive list of safety and comfort features. including pop-up roll bars, and the company’s first use of headbag airbags. The E Class Cabriolet is available with the Airscarf option which incorporates vents in the headrest to keep your neck either warm or cool depending upon your environment.

The Aircap is another new feature available on the E Class Cabriolet, it’s a system consisting of a wind deflector mounted to the top of the windshield as well as draft stops inside the cabin. It keeps things calm and comfortable while the top is down.

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