The S-Class range is approaching the midpoint in its life cycle and will soon receive an update. The first to be upgraded will be the S-Class sedan, followed quickly by the S-Class Coupe.
Around the exact same time that the upgraded coupe gets here, we need to also see the updated S-Class Cabriolet, a prototype for which has simply been found. Visual tweaks will be subtle. After all, the S-Class Cabriolet was only introduced for 2017 so Mercedes will not wish to upset existing owners– and the depreciation of their cars– with transformations.
2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Design
That said, the headlights and taillights will get brand-new interior graphics, despite the fact that the pre-production prototype identified by our spy photographers does not appear to sport all of them.
The front and rear bumpers will likewise be a little revamped, with brand-new sets of alloy wheels and a brand-new range of exterior colors to complete the overall variety of outside design adjustments.
Although just one spy photo of the interior is offered so far, you can most likely observe that Mercedes-Benz will present the S-Class Cabrio with a brand-new steering wheel, while the two large screens in front of the motorist will change into a single piece.
2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Engine
Engine sensible, every powerplant will be brand new apart from the twelve-cylinder in the S65 Cabriolet, which will just be fine-tuned for better fuel usage and somewhat more power.
The S500 Cabrio (S550 in the United States) will no longer be equipped with a 4.7-liter V8, but with a version of the AMG-developed 4.0-liter V8 with around 460 hp and 750 Nm (553.2 lb-ft) of torque. A comparable story will occur with the Mercedes- AMG S63 Cabriolet, which will be amongst the last models to feature the twin-turbocharged, 5.5-liter V8. In this circumstance, the 4.0-liter V8 will provide at least 612 hp and 900 Nm (664 lb-ft) of torque.
Apart from the S65, which need to stay paired with the AMG-tuned 7-speed vehicle, both the S500 and S63 will get the new 9-speed transmission. The S63 will get the multi-clutch version of the gearbox, however, while the S500 must stick with a torque converter.
2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Release Date
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet ought to be formally revealed in the very first half of 2018, more than likely at the Geneva Motor Show, with sales commencing a brief time after that.