Mercedes-Benz has launched the 2018 C-Class Cabriolet with a new BS-VI compliant petrol motor which will generate 255bhp; gets a 0-100km/h time of 6.2 seconds.
Just a month after the launch of the 2018 C-Class facelift in India, Mercedes-Benz has now launched the updated version of the C-Class Cabriolet as well. Available only in a single trim (C300 Cabriolet), the car has been launched at a price of ₹ 65.25 lakh (Ex-showroom, India).
The new C-Class Cabriolet, which made its debut at the New York Auto Show earlier this year, features upgraded styling courtesy of re-styled bumpers, new 17-inch 5-spoke alloy wheels and Mercedes' latest lighting tech - the new Multibeam LED headlamps with pixel-specific beam range and coverage control. The new C-Class Cabriolet also introduces two new metallic paint finishes - Mojave Silver and Selenite Grey along with a special paint option, Designo Selenite Grey Magno.
Inside, the Cabriolet gets a new 10.25-inch multimedia screen along with an updated COMAND infotainment system which offers smartphone integration through Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. The car also features new-generation NTG 5.5 telematics. To add more custom touches to the interior, Mercedes will offer the new Cabriolet with a 64-colour option ambient lighting setup and a new open-pore walnut wood trim. The leather upholstery gets a new Magma Grey colour option as well.
Coming to the powertrain details, the 2018 C-Class Cabriolet gets a new BS-VI compliant petrol motor. The 1,991cc M-264 four-cylinder power unit produces 255bhp and 370Nm of torque, which gives it 0-100km/h time of 6.2 seconds and a top speed of 250km/h. The power is sent to the rear wheel via a 9G-Tronic automatic gearbox.
At the launch of the C300 Cabriolet, Michael Jopp, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Mercedes-Benz India said, 'Following the successful launch of the new C-Class, we are glad to introduce the stylish and suave new C-Class Cabriolet, which further extends the C-Class range with open top motoring. The new C-Class Cabriolet truly redefines open top motoring for those ardent enthusiasts who seek driving performance all year round. We are certain that the new C-Class Cabriolet will offer enhanced luxury and comfort to our customers and will continue to delight them. This fascinating cabriolet is aimed at the young target audience who enjoy driving an open-top luxury car.'