PREMIUM CABRIOLET: The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet range will be priced from a smidgen over R700 000. Image: Newspress
Cape Town - The global launch of Mercedes' first C-Class cabriolet took place earlier in June 2016.
Wheels24 experienced the stunning cabriolet in Italy.
Ahead of its local launch, Mercedes-Benz South Africa has released prices of its drop-top C-Class.Gallery: 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet
The range compromises of eight petrol options; from the 115kW C180 1.6-litre four-cylinder unit to the monstrous 375kW AMG C63 S 4.0-litre six-cylinder.
The diesels units are powered by a four-cylinder engine, delivering either 125kW (C220d guise) or 150kW (C250d).
Read: All you need to know about the new topless C-Class for SA
Mercedes' 4Matic all-wheel drive is available as standard for the C43 and as an option for the C200 and C 220d. All standard versions, including the AMG C43, are fitted with a 9G-Tronic auto ’box, while the C63 models uses AMG’s Speedshift MCT 7-speed sports transmission.
Mercedes-Benz C200 Cabriolet: R702 522
Mercedes-Benz C220d Cabriolet: R775 356
Mercedes-Benz C300 Cabriolet: R810 574
Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabriolet: R1 048 336
Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet: R1 451 072
Mercedes-AMG C63 S Cabriolet: R1 571 072