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2014 Mercedes-Benz E550 Cabriolet defines luxury (pictures)

With its comfortable ride, cabin appointments, and occasionally autonomous driving, the E550 pampers its passengers.

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Mercedes-Benz launched the most recent E-Class generation in 2009, but since then has given it a refreshed front-end and new engine, among other features.
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The E550 Cabriolet shares its dimensions with the E-Class Coupe, but both are significantly smaller than the E-Class sedan.
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The front of the E550 Cabriolet gets Mercedes-Benz's new single louver grille and big intakes.
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A standard air suspension delivers a very comfortable ride.
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Trunk space is severely compromised by the convertible top.
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Metal grilles adorn the rear deck speakers.
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The Technology package brings in navigation and other high-tech features.
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The divided rear seat only fits two.
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Mercedes-Benz retains its elegant, analog gauges.
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The navigation system includes nicely detailed maps.
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Weather comes in through Sirius satellite radio.
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An available surround view camera aids parking.
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The E550 Cabriolet comes with a full range of digital audio sources.
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Cover flow is an excellent interface for quickly selecting music.

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