Mercedes-Benz has officially announced that the S-Class Cabriolet production has started at the Sindelfingen factory in Germany. The order books for the German market will be opened later this month and the deliveries will begin in the spring of 2016. If you are looking for the AMG S65 Cabriolet you will have to wait until April 4 to place the order.
The S-Class Cabriolet has a roof that can be opened of closed in 20 seconds at speeds up to 60 km/h. Under the hood, the convertible limousine can be ordered in S500 version that has a V8 4.7 liter engine with 455 HP and 700 Nm peak of torque. The second version will be the S63 AMG that can be ordered with a 4Matic all-wheel drive system.
As we previously said, the crown jewel is the AMG S65 Cabriolet which has a V12 6.0 liter bi-turbo engine that can deliver 612 horsepower and 1.000 Nm peak of torque. The engine resources are sent to the ground via a 4MATIC all-wheel drive system and thanks to the AMG SPEEDSHFIT 7G-TRONIC seven speed gearbox.
As a result, the 2016 Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet can run from stand still to 100 km/h in just 4.1 seconds, while the top speed is clocked at 250 km/h. If you want a more rapid car you should buy the AMG Driver’s package. It will raise the top speed limiter to 300 km/h.Source: Mercedes-Benz