Mercedes Benz E-Class Convertible Review
Mercedes-Benz is better known for its luxurious drives packed with numerous amenities and the E-Class Convertible is no exception. The absolutely premium and elegant E-Class Cabrio is a house of advanced features. This 'Big German Brand' has been marketing the E-Class range since 1993 and over the 2 decades it never failed in charming its customers. The stylish convertible is offered in 2 trims with a choice of 2 engines in different variants and supreme safety features which make this drive a highly desirable one in its class.
Engine, Mileage & Variants
The latest Mercedes-Benz E-Class Convertible comes with two variants of E 250 Cabrio and E 400 Cabrio powered by 2.0-litre and 3.0-litre engines respectively. The 2.0-litre engine is capable of knocking out a maximum power output counting to 211 hp along with maximum torque showing 350 Nm. While the 3.0-litre engine churns out a peak power measuring 333 hp along with peak torque worth 480 Nm. The 2.0-litre engine delivers a fuel economy of 15.25 kmpl while the bigger engine worth 3.0-litre runs up to 12.75 kmpl in combined driveways. The engine in E250 accelerates from naught to 100 kmph in 8.7 seconds with a peak speed of 245 kmph while the E400 with its bigger engine covers the same in 5.3 seconds with a top speed attaining to 250 kmph. Both the engines are mated with 7-speed automatic gearbox and show impressive efficiency and performance for which Merc is well known.
The absolutely mesmerizing Merc E-Class Convertible has a muscular design to attract not only the prospective customers but every passing by. The stunning front with cris-cross mesh and bold Merc insignia in the centre create an unforgettable stance on the road. With these are the very stylish sweeping headlamps. The expressive character carried by this convertible is well show-offed by the crisp creases flowing all over the sides and seamless style. A color-keyed dual-domes cover conceals the soft top allowing you to use it in a topless version or as a coupe. The rear is packed with equally stylish aspects and make this drive overall a stunner while running on road. Overall dimensions of Merc E-Class Convertible count to 4703 mm x 2016 mm x 1398 mm ( L X W X H) along with wheelbase worth 2760 mm. With all sporty styling, the minimum ground clearance is 123 mm which encourages its sporty performance. For absolute stability, 17-inch alloys are packed in this drive along with tires measuring 235/45 R17 which look pretty reliable.
Merc is known for its sumptuous cabins and the E-Class Cabrio is no exception. The beautifully-crafted 4-seater has a versatile cabin which is well-packed with all the amenities to offer you comfortable and convenient drives every time you hop in it. The absolutely lavish cabin has soft leather wrapped seats offered in wide color palette. The hand polished Burl Walnut and Black Ash or Linden Wood interior trim ensures the luxury element in this cabin.the chrome accents given at the dash, centre console and steering add more premiumness to this front. When it comes to the aspects which make your drives more fun and comfortable, the Merc E-Class C has power steering, automatic air conditioning unit with rear A/C vents for freshness throughout the cabin and engine start & stop button for convenience. With this, an advanced infotainment system comprising Bluetooth connectivity, USB, AUX, DVD player and a navigation system is given in this cabrio. The new convertible is not only offers ample space for all 4 passengers but also for their luggage bags. The boot space counts to 300 litres which is pretty decent in its class and good enough to pack your weekend trip bags.
Safety, Braking, and Miscellaneous
Merc drives are not just about luxury and comfort but also about the safety of the occupants. The E-Class Convertible is packed with all advanced technology and aspects to safeguard the passengers even during an adverse situation. Apart from a reliable structure made from high-strength tensile material which can absorb the impact energy, the new Merc has dual front, side and passenger airbags for complete safety. For ensured stability on varied terrains and high speeds, this drive is equipped with Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) and Brake Assist. Collision prevention assist plus is also packed which assists the driver in keeping safe distance with the vehicle running ahead. Ventilated disc brakes at front and rear both pair of wheels make an efficient braking system keeping the vehicle and occupants safe in any situation.
The latest convertible model is among the most stylish-looking convertible models ever and two efficient engines. The welcoming interior with stylish exterior and ample space for 4 passengers make this drive stand apart from the crowd. However the price is on the upper side in comparison to its rivals which can withdraw the attention of the prospective customers.