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Mercedes-Benz is already at work on the next-generation C-Class sedan, but USA Today reports that the automaker promises to add a convertible model for to the mix as well and will offer it in the US. The new C-Class is expected out next year as a 2014 model, and it will be the first time the C-Class has ever directly offered a drop-top model, likely to be called the C-Class Cabriolet.

Previously, the CLK-Class acted as a convertible based on the smaller C-Class, but it was sized and generally thought of as an E-Class model. There are no concrete details about this new car, but it's almost certain to be the most affordable convertible in the Mercedes lineup, priced less than the $42,900 SLK-Class roadster and well below the $59,070 E-Class Cabriolet. Cars such as the C-Class Cabriolet and the all-new Steve Cannon, CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA.

In addition to the new C-Class convertible, USA Today also says that Mercedes plans a total of 19 new or refreshed models (including 11 in new-to-Mercedes segments) by 2020.


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      Jason Golden
      • 2 Years Ago
      I drove a 2012 C-250 sedan recently, and was disappointed by the turbo lag, unflattering engine note, and lumpy power delivery when accelerating. In my short time with the car, it felt like a solid piece of engineering, except for that little engine...the component which fails the ad campaign "The Best or Nothing".
      rayhondafan
      • 2 Years Ago
      Isn't the E-Class Cabriolet/Coupe a C class model with a E name?? Those uninformed are sinking $20,000 more for the E designation on the car's rear end, now they can have the same car for that much less, but with a "lowly" C designation. Mercedes is the best in badge engineering in this regard, GM should take note and learn something from Mercedes.
      Jonathan
      • 2 Years Ago
      ... Ok, this is ok I guess, but Mercedes needs to stop. If you try to make a model for everybody, then the car is less special. Personally, I think they have just too many models. The 80's were enough. C class (sedan), E class (sedan, coupe, wagon, convertible), S class (coupe and sedan) SL, G class, and maybe an suv or two, then that's it. You can't compete with everyone and lose sight of yourself, you know? And I LOVE Mercedes, but just all the models and some of the designs... I wish they'd tone it down some.
      • 2 Years Ago
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        e46mike
        • 2 Years Ago
        I too would love to see Lincoln step up, but, I fear that they will continue to flounder along as they are now.
        wooootles
        • 2 Years Ago
        Lincoln execs already stated they don't want to compete with Germans like Lexus or Cadillac is trying. They're content with their expensive-badged Fords appealing to the unexciting folk.
      m
      • 2 Years Ago
      Now this is confusing .... even Mercedes themselves are confused... or is it you AB who is confused. I thought the CLK was pretty much a C-class based convertible... and by removing it, what we have now is currently an E-class based convertible. So yes we need to have a real C-class convertible (to fight the 3)returned for sale on top of the slow selling SLK which is smaller than a C-class based convertible... So why would AB says the future C-class cabriolet be smaller than the SLK... i am confused or are you confused... If the new cabriolet is smaller / cheaper than the SLK, then we are no longer talking about something that would be based on the C-class. CLA maybe... but dont call it a C-class convertible... The Germans are really getting mixed up... BMW calling their even number series 2 door cars GC with 4 door to differentiate from their odd number series sedans. Signs of the time, we blur all lines ... Yeah !! Now let's remove all these borders !
        warren,
        • 2 Years Ago
        @m
        The CLK was a C-class chassis with E-class interior and E-class prices. (basically $50k to start) I think what Mercedes is trying to do here is get a new convertible out that is is just a convertible C-class. In other words, something closer to $40k. With this, they can cover the 40-60k range with a range of C-class cabrios, then the 60-80k range is covered by the E-class. Makes sense to me.
        Chase
        • 2 Years Ago
        @m
        they didn't say the C would be smaller, it would be cheaper, the SLK is roadster that competes with the Z4, but in all Mercedes makes too many cars, I guess its all about options though :/