The E-Class Cabriolet (A207) achieves the best aerodynamic performance in its segment, although the base tyres are becoming increasingly wide – not necessarily to the delight of the aerodynamicists – and the wheels are becoming increasingly large, with a cd figure of 0.28.
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The Saloon version is one of the world’s most streamlined four-door models, with a cd figure of 0.25. And the Coupé model’s cd figure of 0.24 is a new record for production cars. Key requirements for a low wind noise level in the interior include draughtproof door and window seals. This requirement especially applies to cars with frameless side windows such as the new E-Class Cabriolet.
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The Cabriolet model marks the debut of a new acoustic soft top, which is fitted as standard, giving the E-Class one of the lowest-noise interiors in the segment for four-seater premium cabriolets with a fabric soft top.
Source: Daimler AG