The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class will be released at the beginning of the next year, while the C-Class Cabriolet will follow shortly after. The new model will be an excellent choice for all those who got style and know how to recognize a good convertible. The new model will keep a lot of similarities to the rest of the C-Class, but it will also have a charm of its own. With beautiful design, luxurious interior and amazing specs, it is hard to see this model not grabbing a huge chunk of its market. The new 2016 C-Class Cabriolet will share the structure and design with its coupe and sedan counterparts, it will come with similar interior to their and it will have an impressive performance. The new model will come with several powertrain options, including couple of engine options, drive mode choices and transmission, so it will be powerful, entertaining and fit to any customer’s taste. We are sure it will leave you breathless.
2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet Bodywork
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet will use the same platform as its coupe and sedan counterparts. This piece of information means that the new model will come with a rear-wheel drive as standard, but the all-wheel drive will be offered as well. As for the appearance, the new convertible will look similar to the C-Class sedan. The design will, however, differ in some details, which will make the new model more attractive and unique. While the regular C-Class is a symbol of elegance and serenity, the Cabriolet will have a younger and more passionate feel. The convertible will come with a soft top, the same one that is used for the famous E-Class convertible. Even though the hard top has more admirers, and is in way a better solution, the new soft top will reduce the car’s weight, thus improving its fuel economy and performance.
Engine Options: Four-cylinder, V6 & V8
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet will offer a couple of engine options. The base one will be a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit which can generate 235 horsepower and 274 lb-ft of torque. Another option will be a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 mill that delivers 329 horsepower and 354 lb-ft of torque. The most powerful unit that will be offer with the new 2016 C-Class Cabriolet will be a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8, which will be used for the AMG version of the convertible. There are some rumors about a possible diesel powerplant, saying it will use a 2.1-liter diesel unit, but this mill will probably stay off the American playground. The 2016 C-Class Cabriolet will use a seven-speed automatic gearbox.
2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet Release & Estimated Price
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet will be released at the beginning of 2015. This refers to the sedan and coupe versions, while the convertible will follow with its own release. It is possible that it will be released by the end of 2015, though there are some sources that are more skeptic and claim it will not happen until the beginning of 2016. The new convertible should cost around $45,000 for entry level, meaning that the more advanced trims, and especially AMG version, will push this number quite higher.