The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet Makes Its Debut in Geneva

Giancarlo Perlas February 29, 2016
Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabriolet

The Mercedes-AMG C43 4MATIC Cabriolet finally makes its way to the Geneva Motor Show.

On the eve of the 86th Geneva Motor Show, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet was finally unveiled officially. The convertible came not only in its standard form but also in its AMG version. The models of the auto that were highlighted in the show were the Mercedes-Benz C300 Cabriolet and the more powerful Mercedes-AMG C43 4MATIC Cabriolet.

According to Daimler, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet follows the same wheelbase, length and width of its coupe counterpart. However, its height is four millimeters higher than the coupe, its front headroom is shorter than the coupe by four millimeters, and its rear headroom is 12 millimeters more than the coupe.

The standard Mercedes-Benz C300 Cabriolet has a 2.0-liter inline-four engine. It is capable of producing 245 hp and 370 Nm of torque. The output allows the car to sprint from zero to 100 km/h in just 6.4 seconds and its top speed can go up to 250 km/h.

Going to the Mercedes-AMG C43 4MATIC Cabriolet, the car is equipped with a 3.0-liter biturbo V6 engine. The power unit provides the car 367 hp and 520 Nm of torque. The zero to 100 km/h acceleration of the car is at 4.8 seconds while the maximum speed is at 250 km/h.

The source revealed that there will be six more models in its lineup, in addition to the C300 and the AMG C43. The new 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission can be ordered by customers for all the models in the range.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet Official Photos in Geneva

Check out the photos of the all-new Mercedes-Benz C-Class convertible during its unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show in the gallery below:

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Giancarlo Perlas is an economist by profession with a career spanning nearly two decades. His professional journey has seen him assume vital roles in various government and private organizations, particularly in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sectors. Alongside his civic and corporate pursuits is his love for cars, particularly those made by Mercedes-Benz. In 2012, he found himself with like-minded individuals within BenzInsider. From then on, he used the platform as a way to share his passion with the automotive community. Follow his Facebook page at, X (formerly Twitter) @giancarloperlas, and IG @benzinsider. View all posts by Giancarlo Perlas →

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