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SPIED: Mercedes S-Class cabrio

2015-02-20 08:21

LUXURY CONVERTIBLE FLAGSHIP: Mercedes-Benz will launch its S-Class convertible later in 2015. Image: Automedia

Wheels24's spy photographers have found a barely-disguised Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible in action. It seems the automaker is basing its new cabriolet on the 2007 Ocean Drive concept - a four-door, long-wheelbase version of the S600.

Taking its folding fabric roof from the Ocean Drive, the production S-Class cabriolet will instead be a two-door.

IMAGE GALLERY: 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class cabriolet

We can also expect the new S-class convertible to feature the automaker’s Airscarf neck-warming technology, debuted in 2004 in its SLK roadster. The system pumps warm air through vents incorporated in the top of the seats. In the S-Class it will likely be pumped to all four seats.

Engine options in the S-Class convertible will likely be limited compared to the standard model, however. Expect to see a diesel and a V12.

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