Mercedes just unveiled its new E-Class Cabriolet — and it’s loaded with high-tech features

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Mercedes just unveiled its new E-Class Cabriolet that will hit US dealerships later this year.

The new E-Class is larger and packs more innovative features than its predecessor.

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The new Mercedes E-Class Cabriolet is roomier than its predecessor. The vehicle is 5 inches longer than the 2017 model at a length of 190 inches.

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The car is also 2.9 inches wider at 113.1 inches; 1.4 inches taller at 56.2 inches; and has a larger wheelbase at 113.1 inches, a 4.4-inch increase.
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Check out all that space in the back!

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The 2018 model is the first Cabriolet to come with all-wheel drive.

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It comes with a 3.0-liter, twin-turbo V6 engine that puts out 329 hp and 354 lb-ft of torque.

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Mercedes says the vehicle’s fabric soft top that can open in 20 seconds when traveling at or below 30 mph. The car comes available with neck-level heating so you can enjoy having the top down without getting too cold.

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The German automaker is also offering a new red color scheme for the first time in its 2018 edition. Here you see the car in Rubellite Red with a red soft top.

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But on to the fun stuff — the Cabriolet comes with several high-tech features, like Inductive Wireless Charging for your smartphone.

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The 2018 model comes with a 12.3-inch display and 64 different ambient lighting options. It supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Mercedes’ COMMAND Navigation system.

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The driver can control settings using touch control buttons on the steering wheel or voice control. There’s even a touchpad on the center console that recognizes handwriting to control functions like air conditioning and the driver assistance features.

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The Cabriolet comes with Active Brake Assist and five different driving modes: Eco, Sport, Sport+, and Individual. The different modes are meant to provide a specific driving experience, like increasing the firmness of the suspension for better stability.

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The Individual mode lets you tailor the settings to your liking.
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The 2018 E-Class Cabriolet will make its debut at the Geneva Auto Show that kicks off March 9. It will go on sale at the end of 2017, but pricing details have not been released yet.

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