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2021 Mercedes-Benz E450 convertible is a drop-top that'll make your heart stop

With some of the best lines in the Mercedes lineup, and lots of standard performance and tech, the E450 makes a compelling luxury argument.

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Kyle Hyatt

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2021 Mercedes-Benz E450 convertible

The 2021 E450 convertible is a handsome drop-top based on Mercedes excellent E-Class sedan.

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It packs a mild-hybrid inline-six engine with plenty of power and lots of refinement.

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The refreshed E-Class convertible gets lots of subtle changes over its predecessor that add up to a very good-looking convertible.

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One of our favorite Benz features -- Airscarf -- is along for the ride here.

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Even with the top up, the E-Class vert doesn't disappoint.

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Mercedes' excellent MBUX system makes an appearance here with standard dual 12.3-inch screens.

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Mercedes also upped its driver assistance tech.

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The new driver monitoring system uses capacitive sensors in the steering wheel rather than a torque sensor.

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This makes the system a lot harder to fool.

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The 2021 convertible should be on sale in late 2020.

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