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Mercedes S-Class Cabrio Sketch Is Gorgeous And You Should Love It.

For a long time, I did not like Mercedes Design. All the way back to the failed Daimler-Chrysler venture and even in the 80s and 90s when some of the most iconic shapes Merc ever made were being produced, I was not a fan. But recently, I’ve been coming around. When the CLA dropped, I loathed it. Now, I’m a fan and the back-end which I thought was designed by a toddler, seems elegant yet sporty. I found the new C-class to be boring, yet after giving it a chance, I really enjoy the styling and appreciate it for what it is; a simpler, cheaper, but just as refined S-class. We’ll be driving the new C-class soon so keep an eye out for that review.

CLA 200 6-Gang man. mountaingrau metallic; Leder/ Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz NEON ART

So what does Merc have up it’s sleeve next? The S-class cabriolet of course and hooooooo boy does it look good.

S-Class Cabrio Sketch

According to Road & Track, we’ll be getting this rolling piece of art next year and it will be the first S-Class convertible since 1971. The 2-door, 4-seat layout mimics the coupe, but there are questions as to what this car will challenge. An Aston Martin drop top? BMW sure doesn’t make a 7-series with open sky as a roof. It remains to be seen whether this car will take as a true west coast cruiser. Whatever it challenges, it’ll certainly look just as good, if not better, than the competition.

(Photo credit: Mercedes, Road & Track)

Written by Gregson

Gregson's love affair with cars began at a young age thanks to his father who introduced him to racing. He's been a fan ever since he saw his first race live at Watkins Glen at the age of 5. He loves GT3, F1, Rally, Touring, and Le Mans styles of racing. Intermediate knowledge of internal combustion engines. Any reading done for pleasure is devoted to automotive journalism. Gregson owns a WRX and can 4-wheel drift directly into your hedges, no sweat. He currently is a Senior Copywriter for McCann Torre Lazur specializing in pharmaceutical advertising. He lives in New Jersey with his wife Kate and their dog Savannah.


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