Watch the Soft Top of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet in Action

Giancarlo Perlas March 19, 2018

Starting at $131,400 MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet can be yours. The video here shows just how elegant the car is. Matched with the classical Serenade No. 13 in G major playing in the background, it is truly relaxing to watch the convertible as its soft top folds and unfolds while we are given a closer look at its key features at the same time.

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet is on its way to becoming one of its maker’s timeless classics. It is the first convertible in the S-Class nomenclature and it embodies the best that Mercedes has to offer.

Every design elements that you can find in the S-Class Coupe can be found in the car. However, it makes itself stand out even more because of its open-air motoring feature.

On top of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet is a soft fabric made out of three layers. It is offered in four different colors for buyers to select from. It can be activated simply by a touch of a button, and it takes around 20 seconds for it to completely come out or to be lowered.

One of the best features of its soft roofing is that it can be operated even while the car is moving up to 28 mph.

Different Power Trims of the Mercedes S-Class Cabriolet

The S-Class convertible is available in three trims, namely the Mercedes-Benz S550 Cabriolet, Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet and the Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet.

The Mercedes-Benz S550 Cabriolet houses a 4.7-liter biturbo V8 engine that has 449 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. Its acceleration from 0-60 mph is 4.6 seconds.

Next is the Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet with AMG’s 5.5-liter biturbo V8 engine producing 577 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque. It can sprint from 0-60 mph in only 3.8 seconds.

The most powerful of the bunch is the Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet possessing AMG’s 6.0-liter biturbo V12 engine with an output of 621 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque. It can propel itself from 0-60 mph in just 4 seconds.

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Giancarlo Perlas

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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