Edition 130 at NAIAS 2016: Mercedes-AMG honors the achievement of the founding fathers with this highly exclusive cabriolet

Mercedes offers 130 reasons to mark the automobile’s birthday in style. The new Mercedes-AMG S63 4Matic Cabriolet “Edition 130″ is one of the reasons.

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The first automobiles from Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler, Mercedes-Benz founding fathers, were open vehicles. Mercedes-AMG honours this achievement with a highly exclusive cabriolet unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit (NAIAS 2016).

Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler invented the automobile in 1886. In so doing, they established a tradition of constant further developments and innovative new creations that continue to this day.

Gottlieb Daimler and his son Adolf on the motor carriage, 1886

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Limited to just 130 examples, Mercedes-AMG S63 4Matic Cabriolet “Edition 130″ is a ‘flagship flagship’ demonstrating the developments the automobile has undergone in the last 130 years, developments which would have been inconceivable at that time.

The anniversary car stands out from all other S-Class cabriolets thanks to a high-gloss special colour “alubeam silver” paint
finish, the Bordeaux red fabric top and the matt black 20-inch 10-spoke wheels with high-sheen rim flanges.

The exclusive designo nappa leather upholstery in Bengal red/black or optionally crystal grey/black as well as the trim elements in AMG carbon/piano lacquer black also underscore the special position of this limited edition, of which there are only 130 available. A badge in the middle console and an engraving on the steering wheel bezel also highlight this fact. Brake calipers painted red and floor mats with Bengal red or crystal grey edging round off the visual impression.

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Every new owner receives a tailor-made AMG Indoor Car Cover with the embroidered lettering “Edition 130 – 1 of 130″ to protect this valuable vehicle from dust in the garage. Furthermore, at the handover of the keys the customer receives the Welcome Package with an Edition 130 badge key ring and an aluminium box for the handing over of the vehicle’s key.

The four-seater cabriolet offers the brand’s hallmark Driving Performance. The 5.5 litre V8-biturbo engine with 430 kW (585 HP) output and 900 Nm maximum torque, the performance-oriented 4MATIC all-wheel drive, acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds and the high-performance composite brake system leave nothing to be desired.

The list price for this new collectible from Mercedes-AMG in Germany is 226,457 Euros (including 19% VAT). Market launch begins in April 2016.

Mercedes-AMG S 65 4Matic Cabriolet - Brake calipers painted red

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Mercedes-AMG S63 4Matic Cabriolet Edition 130 at NAIAS 2016

Mercedes-AMG S 65 4Matic Cabriolet - high-gloss special colour alubeam silver paint