Mercedes-Benz has launched the convertible version of its entry-level sedan, the C-Class Cabriolet. The C-Class Cabriolet will get only two doors and wears a C 300 badge on the trunk. The car gets a host of mechanical and cosmetic enhancements.
The new car gets multibeam LED headlamps with coverage control. Between the headlamps sits the diamond grille along with a Mercedes star at the centre. The company is introducing two paints along with a special paint with the C 300 – Mojave Silver, Selenite Grey and Designo Selenite Grey Mango respectively. The car sits on 17-inch large 5-spoke alloy wheels.
The interior of the car is top-notch, it gets brown open-pore walnut wood trims along with optional 64 ambient lighting. There is a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with telematics and supports smartphone connectivity like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The AIRCAP system on this car reduces the airflow in the interior.
Powering the C 300 is an all-new BS-VI compliant, 1991cc four-cylinder petrol engine. This engine churns out 258 BHP and 370 Nm of twisting force. The car comes mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission. The car can do a 0-100 km/hr sprint in just 6.2 seconds and can reach a top speed of 250 km/hr. The Mercedes-Benz C 300 is priced at Rs. 65.25 lakhs (ex-showroom, pan-India).