CNET's Brian Cooley takes a drive in the new 2014 Mercedes-Benz E550 ragtop and tells you why he thinks it just might be the perfect Mercedes.
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With its comfortable ride, cabin appointments, and occasionally autonomous driving, the E550 pampers its passengers.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz E550 Cabriolet is an extraordinarily comfortable car, and offers cutting-edge driver-assistance features, but cabin electronics are in need of some refinement.
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The Samsung E550 series LCD is a decent performer with excellent shadow detail and good colors but image softness hampers a hearty recommendation.
Like a commando, bulging in nice resort wear.
The Cabriolet is the latest version of Mercedes-Benz's updated E-class, previously available in coupe and sedan style. Mercedes-Benz uses a cloth top as opposed to the currently popular retractable hard tops, along with some interesting technology for keeping the passengers comfortable.
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The 2011 Mercedes-Benz E550 Cabriolet brings a solid cabin tech package to open-top cruising, but the big engine means it will be expensive to run.
Affirming the continuing large automotive presence at CES, January's show in Las Vegas will feature a Monday evening keynote address by the chairman of Daimler, Dr. Dieter Zetsche, and the unveiling of a new concept car.