The open-air season starts in Geneva, on the first spring day, with a whole collection of dream cars, including the superb roadsters and cabriolets, with the new C-Class Cabriolet being the cherry on top. The updated SL and SLC roadsters, the new S-Class Cabriolet and the Mercedes-AMG S 63 4MATIC Cabriolet in a special edition variant, also take center stage in Geneva.
At the 86th Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz is exhibiting 37 vehicles in a large show stand covering 3,120 square meters, bearing the “Dream cars collection” name and showing their beauty and innovative characteristics in a stunning “Silver Flow” ambience, placed inside a dynamically shaped, free-floating, large-scale sculpture.
The drop tops are proudly taking center stage in Geneva. Extending from smart fortwo cabriolet all the way to the S-Class Cabriolet, the latest and probably largest range of convertible vehicles in the Mercedes-Benz portofolio officially opens the open-air season.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet and Mercedes-AMG C 43 Cabriolet
Presented just hours ago, the two combine the respectable reputation of the mid-class limousine with the driving pleasure with the Mercedes cabriolets. The cars can be driven all year long with the top down, as they optionally benefit from the AIRCAP automatic wind deflector and the AIRSCARF neck-level heating system.
For the standard variants, the engine range extends from units delivering 156 HP (115 kW) to 367 HP (270 kW). The car will hit the showrooms next summer.
The C 43 4MATIC Cabriolet is reserved for those who prefer to push the pedal to the metal. A 3.0-liter V6 biturbo engine rated at 367 HP (270 kW) and a peak torque of 520 Nm, sends the power to all wheels via the fast-shifting 9G-Tronic automatic transmission.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class
The most intelligent business limousine in the world is making its European debut in Geneva, two months after its world premiere at the Detroit Auto Show. The 2016 E-Class is taking one more step towards autonomous driving, as the limousine is capable of automatically keeping the right distance behind the vehicle in front, of following it at a speed of up to 210 km/h and of overtaking it when the driver commands it.
A 12.3-inch high-resolution screen with touch-sensitive controls respond to horizontal and vertical swiping gestures, allowing the driver to control the infotainment system using just finger swipes, while permanently keeping the hands on the wheel.
The Mercedes-Benz SL
April 2016 will mark the moment the new Mercedes-Benz SL will make it to showrooms. It comes with more powerful engines, with the automatic 9-speed transmission 9G-Tronic, with the DYNAMIC SELECT system with five transmission modes and also with the Active Body Control with the curve tilting function.
All of these are features and many others will upgrade the driving experience, taking them to a new dynamic level.
The Mercedes-Benz SLC
The new Mercedes-Benz SLC marks the model’s 20-year anniversary comes to the market with a new name, new looks and optimized high-tech features like the optional LED Intelligent Light System. The brand-new name of the former SLK hints to its close relationship with the C-Class.
The SLC model range starts with the entry-level SLC 180 and closes with the top of the line Mercedes-AMG SLC 43.
Mercedes-AMG S 63 4MATIC Cabriolet “Edition 130”
The Mercedes-AMG S 63 4MATIC Cabriolet “Edition 130” is celebrating 130 years since the invention of the automobile. In 1886, Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler put the first ever self-powered vehicles on the road.
The exclusive “Edition 130” comes with particularly exquisite appointments suitable for such a celebration.
The Mercedes-Benz V-Class EXCLUSIVE
Mercedes-Benz is redefining the MPV with the Mercedes-Benz V-Class EXCLUSIVE.
With an exquisite trim with a brushed aluminium finish, ventilation outlets in silver chrome, a DINAMICA roof liner and the new panoramic roof, the compelling V-Class EXCLUSIVE also comes with a new, large centre console with integral refrigerator and thermal cup holders.