E-Class Cabrio A238 is started

From now the delivery of the new Mercedes E-Class Cabriolet A238 which is based on the new E-Class sedan W213 has started.

At the moment there are one diesel engine with 194 hp (E 220d) with rear wheel drive and later in 2017 the 4matic all-whell-drive and the E 350d 4matic (258 hp) will start. In addition to that there are three gasoline eninges (E 200, 184 hp; E 300, 245 hp and the E 400 4matic, 333 hp) available.

At the end of 2017 there also will be a 2.0 liters R4 engine (gasoline) with 299 hp and 16 hp electric boost function. This engine will also able to coast with engine off if you lift the throttle.

The Cabriolet gets all the new features like Multibeam LED, AirBody Control air suspension, Comand Online with optional widescreen 2x12,3 inch display, Magic Vision Control and the Drive Pilot from the sedan.

There won't be a V8-AMG model. In 2018 Mercedes-AMG will produce the E 50 AMG with the all new M256 R6 3.0 BiTurbo engine with about 450 hp and 21 hp electric boost.