Mercedes-Benz, the leading automobile manufacturer in Germany, is in the concluding stages of constructing its first-ever convertible, the S-Class Cabriolet, for the 2017 model year. As the new S-class Cabriolet is going to be unveiled at the 2015 Auto Show in Frankfurt in September, it is expected that the vehicle will be available for sale before the late 2015 or early 2016. Consequently, the job of constructing the new 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-class Cabriolet has already been commenced in the Sindelfingen factory in Germany. This time, the German automaker offers the new S-class Cabriolet in three models, each model will come with individual powerful engines for better performance and fuel efficiency.
A retractable hardtop for an automobile of this size would be very difficult to design, and insanely weighty even if it could be succeeded. As a result, Mercedes-Benz has chosen the more reasonable soft-top path. That top almost imitates the beautiful roofline of the coupe. Everything that ranges from the forward A-pillars of the new 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-class appears to be precisely very similar to that of the coupe, and excluding a somewhat reworked trunk cover, the tail of the new vehicle appears to be similar, as well. Observing the way the S-class coupe is one among the most beautiful vehicles on the today’s market, the new cabriolet edition is previously ahead of the game, dropping its top would bring it even more road attendance and stylishness.
2017 Mercedes-Benz S-class Cabriolet Side
2017 Mercedes-Benz S-class Cabriolet Interior
Like with any S-Class vehicle, the experience is about in excess of just style and power. The interior of the 2017 S-class Cabriolet from Mercedes-Benz is the lab full of gear that is hidden behind the scenes, as well. Buyers can expect the advanced technology on the new sedan that will comprise lively suspension that interprets the road ahead and it adjusts the damping automatically, an independent-driving traffic supporter that can follow a series of traffic by itself, in addition to a new interface and connectivity arrangements. Overall, the interior of the new S-class Cabriolet will be extremely special, as indicated by the S-Class Coupe’s cabin.
2017 Mercedes-Benz S-class Engine
Automatically, the topless S-class Cabriolet will be very similar to the S-Class Coupe, which means that its admission-level model, the S550 will be motorized by a twin-turbocharged, V8, 4.7-liter engine that offers the vehicle the necessary power 450 HP and a torque of 516 lbs per foot to operate the vehicle. The 8-cylinder will drive power to all the wheels of the vehicle through a seven-rated automatic transmission and the time-weathered 4Matic four-wheel drive system of Mercedes-Benz. The new Mercedes-Benz S-class Cabriolet 2017 engine of this model will be paired with seven-speed mechanical transmission to offer it better performance and fuel economy.
Still advancing, the AMG-tuned model of the 2017 S-class Cabriolet, the S63 is anticipated to come with a hand-constructed V8, 5.5-liter engine, which will use two huge turbochargers to produce a power of 577 HP at 5,500 RPM and a torque of 664 lbs per foot at 2,250-3,750 RPM. This engine will be coupled with a seven-rated Speedshift mechanical gearbox.
Finally, the highest end model of the new vehicle, the S65 AMG will be equipped with with a V12, twin-turbo, 6.0-liter fine-tuned engine to get the necessary power and torque of 621 horsepower and 738 lbs per foot respectively to sprint the new vehicle. Similar to the S65 Coupe, the new S-class Cabriolet will be offered with the rear-wheel drive system only. Similar to the S63 model, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-class Cabriolet engine is also mated to the seven-rated Speedshift mechanical gearbox.
Price and release date
All models of the 2017 S-class Cabriolet will hit the dealerships for sale during the second quarter of 2016, with the initial cost of $ 130,000, for coupe $160,900 and for the AMG S63 Convertible it would be around $175,000.
See also 2016 Mercedes AMG GT
Mercedes-Benz S-class Cabriolet 2017 spy photos