Last July the Mercedes-Benz he pulled back the cover and revealed the all-new CLE Coupe which entered the German range to replace them C-Class and E-Class. Almost at the same time the manufacturer made public a first set of photos for Cabriolet version without, however, revealing more details.
This happened a few hours ago where opened the order book in Germany. Its basis is the Coupe model however his presence soft top but also some high-quality details are given to it a distinct aura in order to continue the tradition that the brand has built in four-seater open cars.
In order for the new model to be able to to be driven without problems in all four seasonsMercedes has equipped it with one high quality fabric roof cover which is available at black, gray or red. Its multi-layered structure and insulation significantly reduces the noise of the wind while opening and closing done within 20 sec. at the push of a button, up to the speed of 60 km/h.
By design, as expected, retains the proportions of the Coupe, certainly without the central pillar. The comfort it offers to the four passengers is of a high level and they contribute to this the large dimensions with the length being 4,850 mm and the wheelbase 2,865 mm. At the same time, luggage compartment touches them 385 L. while when the roof is opened it drops to 295 L.
Note that in its basic equipment CLE Cabriolet the system exists AIRCAP which diverts the wind and the AIRSCARF which directs the heating towards the occupants' heads. Both contribute to making driving more enjoyable at low outside temperatures and with the roof open.
Inside there is one 12.3 inch digital instrument panel and a centrally placed display of 11.9 inches which can and changes angle so that it has better visibility the driver when the sun's rays enter the cabin. At the same time, there is special upholstery on the seats which helps to keep the temperature of the surfaces low when the sun “bathes” them.
End, in the engine part there are mild hybrid ensembles where each has a built-in start-up generator and 48V electrical system. At the base of the range we find options with four cylinder engines while at the top we have him 3.0 L six cylinder.
New Mercedes CLE Cabriolet is available to order in Germany with prices starting at 66,402 euros and reach up to 88,367.50 euros for the top version CLE 450 4MATIC. In the rest of the European markets expected to be available from April.