Mercedes Benz C-Cabriolet can be called one of the most tempting looking cars with a lot of features and a powerful engine. It combines the sporty and youthful touches into the design. The C300 gives the unadulterated open-air driving pleasure with fairly great level of performance. It comes with a highly tensile fabric roof with usual Mercedes elements. The state of the art infotainment system, plush seats and other breakthrough features like AIRMATIC, AIRSCARF and AIRCAP which combine together in giving the occupants a comfortable experience devoid of any inconvenience. At a price of INR 60 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), it will be rivalling the Audi A3 Cabriolet which has been in the market for quite some time now.
Mercedes Benz C300 Cabriolet Exteriors
The front has similar proportions to the usual C-Class saloon and comes with a diamond radiator grille, high performance LED lamps at the end of a long flowing bonnet. From the side profile it is easily comprehensible that the A pillar is thickened and the shoulder line is higher as compared to usual model. It sits 15 mm lower than the saloon and is shod with 17 inch standard tyres. The rear end comes with flat wraparound tail lights and a dual chrome tipped exhaust. The soft top is made of the best quality multiple layered fabrics and is available in dark brown, dark blue, dark red or black color options. Its quality is visible in better insulation, speech intelligibility and comfortable climate in cabin. It can be opened and closed in less than 20 seconds even at speeds of 50 kmph.
Mercedes Benz C300 Cabriolet Interiors
The ambience inside the car has been properly taken care of, by integrating high grade materials which include heat reflecting leather on seats, curved switches finished in matt silver for operating the roof which can be customized by buyers in sporty aluminum, carbon or glass fibre with wood inserts in brown and black shades. It features sporty seats with bolsters and integrated head restraints with AIRSCARF neck-level heating. Auto belt extenders help ease up the buckling process. The rear seats come in form of individual seats with through-loading feature and can be split 50:50. Despite being a cabriolet, the C300 has 360 litres of boot space (285 litres with roof open) which improves the practicality of the car.
Mercedes Benz C300 Cabriolet Dimensions
The C-Cabriolet features a massive hood and despite being a 2-door isn’t small in size. It stands at 4686 mm in length, 1810 mm in width and 1409 mm in height. The wheelbase is 2840 mm with a turning radius of 11.22 metres whereas the kerb weight is 1740 kg.
Mercedes Benz C300 Cabriolet Features
The new C300 Cabriolet comes with 13 upholstery options such as designo Bengal red/ black, seven trim variants, twelve paint finish, four soft top colours and roof liner also in option of black, porcelain grey and crystal grey. The instrument panel is covered in leather with authentic open-pore wood inlays in shades of brown and black. The 7 inch touchscreen system is teamed with 590 watt Burmester speakers. The infotainment system ahs Bluetooth compatibility, digital TV and audio reception and COMAND system from Mercedes improves the Bluetooth telephony experience. Comfort enhancing features include open-air comfort is made possible by AIRCAP and AIRSCARF, which make the joys of fresh air pleasant even at low temperatures. The electric AIRCAP integrated in roof frame maintains temperature in the car despite keeping the roof open. C300 boasts of an adjustable AIRMATIC suspension as well as a DYNAMIC select switch to toggle between- ECO, Comfort, sport, sport plus and individual modes.
Mercedes Benz C300 Cabriolet Safety Features
Mercedes Benz sets safety as a top priority and provides several breakthrough features in the C-Cabriolet. The coupe is made of lightweight aluminium, while wings, boot lid and bonnet are made of light alloys. It tops all the safety tests with flying colors. The coupe has been packed with semi-autonomous driving, attention assist and collision prevention assist with adjustable sensitivity. Adaptive braking system, steering assist, and Stop &Go pilot, braking assist, active lane keeping assist, a 360 degree camera, adaptive high beam assist system are some intelligent safety tech loaded on it. These are complemented by kneebags, pelvis bag, window bags and a rollover to provide a survival space together with A-pillar. Vehicle tracker system, automatic emergency call, Accident Recovery as well as breakdown assistance and after-sales service are some features that make it an absolute guardian angel for its occupants.
Mercedes Benz C300 Cabriolet Engine Specifications and Performance
The engine is a 4-cylinder 2.0 litre unit that displace 1991cc and produces 241 bhp of power @ 5500 rpm along with a max torque of 370 nm @ 4000 rpm. It is mated to a 9-speed G-tronic transmission which allows 0-100 kmph in 6.4 seconds whereas the top speed is limited to 250 kmph.
Mercedes Benz C300 Cabriolet Colour Options
Polar white, obsidian black, brilliant blue and designo hyacinth red metallic colour are the choices for C300.
Mercedes Benz C300 Cabriolet Competition
The Mercedes Benz C300 Cabriolet is directly rivalling against the Audi A3 Cabriolet which another coupe version of Audi’s A3 saloon. Although if you are looking for convertible in the similar price range then there is Mini Cooper convertible that too at a price that undercuts this by more than INR 20 lakh.
Mercedes Benz C300 Cabriolet Price
Mercedes Benz has launched the new C300 Cabriolet at a price of INR 60 lakh (ex showroom) making it an expensive proposition.