Top Down BMW 335i Cabrio MercedesBenz SLK350 and Volvo C70 |…

3 Июн 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »
Mercedes-Benz SLK 350 AT Base

Top Down: BMW 335i Cabrio, SLK350, and Volvo C70


Summer. A time the business traveler’s mind to… convertibles!

Nothing says like a bright red convertible.  it’s a medium-blue convertible. Or a grey roadster.

In the automobile’s days, all cars were the open car continues to be seen as and adventurous and perfect for hot summer The rest of the time, they drafty, noisy, and considered safe than cars metal roofs.

Starting Mercedes-Benz in 1998, car makers found a way of marrying the driving of a convertible without its disadvantages by a power-operated retractable hardtop These convertibles are practically from coupes and the metal provides enhanced safety and for the occupants.

To learn more, I spent a each with the BMW 335i the Volvo C70, and the Mercedes-Benz To complete the droptop look, I to be outfitted appropriately so I added Car signature moccasin driving and Prada PR52FS  sunglasses.

or closing the roof of one of these is a sight to behold.  The windows go the two- or three-piece metal (one of the pieces is the glass window) opens in sections in a motion, the trunk opens and each section of the roof above the other.  The windows go up and the trunk can be opened in the usual (albeit with very storage space).

Even with an increasing of cars with retractable roofs, it’s still a technology.  Expect an audience performing this act in a public

BMW 335i Convertible

The 2008 BMW Convertible is a driver’s car, an marvel. Its twin-turbo motor was to cruise the Autobahnen of Germany at of 150 mph yet it’s just as much at negotiating winding mountain with no body roll in the And it seats four passengers

The top lowers in 22 seconds and, for equipped with the Comfort smart key option, the top can be lowered outside the vehicle by holding a button on the key fob.

Inside, BMW thoughtfully places reflective leather which can the seats up to 30 degrees cooler conventional leather seats the top is down.

The car’s Logic 7 and satellite navigation system are (the nav includes traffic and its Bluetooth phone integration is But the droptop really gives an new meaning to the feeling of Freude am (the Joy of Driving, to borrow BMW’ vaunted slogan) one experiences.

Mercedes-Benz SLK 350 AT Base

Inside, the sports hug the driver and front passenger and the iPod/USB option provides entertainment options.


Unlike the BMW and which seat four, the SLK350 is a true roadster, less for practicality and more for the driver the feeling of the open There’s no doubt that succeeds with the SLK; its V-6 is the of the three we tested as well.

by Mercedes’ Formula 1 race the SLK features an aggressive, dramatic Inside, the driver finds a dashboard layout and shapes continue the theme with yet comfortable seats and great

Driving the SLK with the top down is not for hot summer days; Mercedes’ system channels warm air to neck and shoulders through in the headrests.

Top up or down, the Volvo C70 is just the sleekest Volvo I’ve seen (the Passion Red didn’t hurt it in this Inside, with comfortable up front and a 12-speaker Dynaudio that produces spectacular I found myself wondering why I considered a car with a fixed The 2.5-liter turbocharged five-cylinder provides decent power and gas

While the C70 is a looker, it doesn’t spirited sporty driving.  It is perfect for cruising on a hot summer For a day trip to a Biergarten on Long the Volvo was the perfect way to transport two (the rear seats very limited legroom).

Perhaps ensuring that all are covered, a W button gear on the activates winter mode, keeps the automatic transmission in lower gears for longer of time (presumably the top will be up this feature is in use).

Mercedes-Benz SLK 350 AT Base


Here you can write a commentary on the recording "Top Down BMW 335i Cabrio MercedesBenz SLK350 and Volvo C70 |…".

Sign in, to write a review.

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts

Born in the USSR


About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Mercedes-Benz catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about cars Mercedes-Benz.