2023 Mercedes-AMG E53 4Matic+ Cabriolet Arrives In India
With a view to stepping up its performance game, Mercedes-AMG has launched the E53 4Matic+ Cabriolet on the Indian shores at a starting price of Rs 1.3 crore (ex-showroom), making it Rs 24 lakh more expensive than the E 53 sedan. It doesn’t have any direct rivals in the Indian market.
The Mercedes-AMG E 53 4Matic+ Cabriolet is a two-door, four-seat convertible car, powered by a 3.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine. It churns out a maximum power output of 435 HP and a peak torque of 520 Nm. Also included is a starter generator that generates an additional 22 HP and 250 Nm of torque. Moreover, it also comes equipped with AMG’s Ride Control+ air suspension and Dynamic Select driving modes for added driving flexibility.
In terms of performance, the latest AMG Cabriolet can hit the century sprint in just 4.6 seconds before attaining the electronically limited top speed of 250 kmph.
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Following the E 53 sedan, GLE 53 coupe-SUV, and EQS 53 sedan, the Mercedes-AMG E 53 4Matic+ Cabriolet is the fourth 53-badged product in India.
Design-wise, the all-new 2023 Mercedes-AMG E53 4Matic+ Cabriolet looks similar to the AMG E 53 sedan with the signature AMG ‘Panamericana grille’ and huge lower air intakes. The car’s sportiness is further enhanced by blackened-out 19-spoke alloy wheels, a large boot lid spoiler, a prominent diffuser, and quad exhaust outlets.
The interior of the Mercedes-AMG E53 4Matic+ Cabriolet is similar to its sedan version, with a twin-screen setup taking centre stage. Other vital inclusions are – AMG Performance seats wrapped in Nappa leather upholstery, 64-colour ambient lighting, an AMG Performance steering wheel, a head-up display (HUD), a heated steering wheel and a premium Burmester sound system.
Mercedes has offered the Cabriolet in five body shades, whereas its roof fabric can be had in four colour options.