2016 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Cabrio revealed

2016 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Cabrio revealed image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Mercedes-Benz | posted December 15, 2015 12:38

S65 AMG Cabrio aims to deliver open top driving experience

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the latest addition to its S-Class lineup – the 2016 S65 AMG Cabriolet.

According to the German automaker, the S65 Cabriolet features an “irresistible, timeless design line.” Up front, the vehicle is fitted with a “twin blade” radiator grill, a large bumper, sweptback headlights, and a splitter finished in chrome.

Rear of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Cabriolet

The rear of the S65 Cabriolet is equipped with a twin AMG sports exhaust system, a diffuser and distinctive taillights. In addition, chrome trim is integrated into the vehicle's rear design. It sits on a set of 20-inch forged wheels, featuring a ceramic high-sheen finish.

Mercedes-Benz said that the vehicle's fabric soft top is available in black, dark blue, beige and dark red. It can be opened and closed up to a speed of 50 km/h. The automaker adds that opening and closing takes around 17 seconds.

Interior of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Cabriolet

Inside, the S65 Cabriolet comes with Nappa leather sports seats with electrical adjustment, climatization and memory functions. The interior also has 'DINAMICA' microfiber-finished soft top lining, a three-spoke sport steering wheel as well as 'AIRCAP' and 'AIRSCARF' system, automatic wind protection features.

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Cabriolet

Powering the 2016 S65 Cabriolet is a 6.0-liter V12 bi-turbo engine that delivers 639 PS and 1000 Nm of torque. It is mated to the brand's '7G-Tronic AMG Speedshift' automatic transmission.