Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the new latest addition to the Mercedes-Benz E-Class line-up, the all new 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class convertible features a classic fabric soft top, the soft top can be opened and closed fully automatically within 20 seconds – even when driving at speeds of up to 25mph.
The cabriolet roof is stowed in a special compartment behind the rear panel. A retractable cover separates the soft top compartment from the trunk area; it must be closed in order to close the soft top.
If the roof is to remain closed, the cover can be slid rearwards, in which case the trunk capacity is increased by 3.17 cu. ft. to 13.8 cu. ft. A through-loading feature is included as standard for the new Cabriolet, as is EASY-ENTRY – a manually operated entry and exit aid for the rear passengers.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet features include on-demand activation of the steering and fuel pumps, the use of tires with low rolling resistance and an alternator control system which takes account of the current driving situation and the vehicle’s electrical power requirements, plus the crucial factor of outstanding aerodynamics.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class convertible which goes on sale in May 2010 available in two engines for US Market: the E350 Cabriolet: 268 hp / 258 lb-ft and E550 Cabriolet: 382 hp/ 391 lb-ft.