The centerpiece of the front end is the black diamond radiator grille featuring the Mercedes star and a single louver in silver with chrome inserts. Chrome trim adds a sporty finishing touch to the front end.
The LED Intelligent Light System can be ordered with optional exquisite Swarovski crystals for the turn signals and daytime running lamps further showcasing the car’s elegance in glittering style. The side design of the S-Class Cabriolet presents a dynamic coupe-style profile when the soft top is closed.
The cutting-edge technology of the 2017 S-Class Cabriolet includes a comprehensive warmth and wind protection system. A switch in the center console can be used to open and close the soft top while on the move at speeds of up to 31 mph; opening and closing the top takes under 20 seconds.
Inside, the carefully matched choice of colors and materials, as well as the high-quality controls in real metal or in chrome look, underscore the vehicle’s highly exclusive character. There is a choice of nappa leather or designo Exclusive Nappa leather, including a maritime-inspired combination of deep-sea blue and porcelain.
The S550 Cabriolet is equipped with a 4.7L V8 biturbo engine producing 449 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque from 1,800 rpm through 3,500 rpm. The innovative 9-speed automatic transmission supports both a dynamic and a fuel-saving driving style.
The S-Class Cabriolet is fitted with standard AIRMATIC semi-active air suspension that features infinitely variable damping control. It can be set to a sportier or more comfort-oriented mode, according to personal tastes.
Base model estimated mpg: 17/25
Estimated starting price: $131,400
Compiled by Motor Matters