Mercedes-Benz finally brought the cabriolet shape back to India in the form of the all-new Mercedes-AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Cabriolet. launched at a price of Rs. 1.30 Cr, the E 53 Cabriolet isn't the most accessible convertible you can get, but it's amongst the handful of two-door, four-seater convertibles currently available in India. It is powered by a 3.0 litre, six-cylinder turbocharged motor that doubles up as a mild hybrid. Combined, they make a total output of 429 bhp of power @ 6100 rpm and 520 Nm of torque @ 1800 rpm. The battery alone can produce up to 22 bhp of power and 250 Nm of torque. All this power is put down by Mercedes' clever 4MATIC + drivetrain that propels this 2-ton Cabriolet from 0-100 in just 4.5 seconds.
The E 53 Cabriolet is a handsome car to look at especially teamed up with the AMG styling that makes this elegant design appear a tad more athletic. The car rides on a set of 19-inch wheels as standard, but Mercedes allows you to opt for a pair of 20-inch wheels that also come finished in matte black. Mercedes has up to 5 colour options for this Cabriolet and up to 4 colour options for the soft-top fabric. The interior has a range of customizability with up to three different trim options and three different interior colours, allowing you to tailor this Cabriolet to your desired taste.
Additionally, Mercedes has thrown all of their bells and whistles at this Cabriolet with the latest safety and entertainment tech on offer. It comes equipped with a 13-speaker Burmester audio system that boasts a total output of 500 watts, making this quite suitable for most audiophiles' needs. All in all, the Mercedes-AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Cabriolet is one handsome package that manages to merge flamboyance and performance quite well.