2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabrio (US-Spec)

2017 Mercedes‑AMG C43 Cabrio (US‑Spec)

By Arthur Demi via Caricos Editorial Staff

Quick Specs

Price $60,400

Power 362 hp

0-60 mph 4.7 sec.

2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabrio (US-Spec)

For 2017 model year Mercedes-AMG started offering entry-level performance models with "43" badges. In some cases, as with the C450, AMG 43's will replace non-AMG models and bring more identity to the cars.

Here is the list of AMG 43 models and those they will replace:

  • 2017 AMG SLC43 Roadster is all new
  • 2017 AMG C43 Sedan will replace C450 sedan
  • 2017 AMG C43 Coupe is all new
  • 2017 AMG C43 Cabriolet is all new
  • 2017 AMG E43 Sedan is all new
  • 2017 AMG GLC43 SUV is all new
  • 2017 AMG GLC43 Coupe is all new
  • 2017 AMG GLE43 SUV is all new
  • 2017 AMG GLE43 Coupe will replace GLE450 Coupe

Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabrio is all new for 2017, bringing performance with strong AMG identity. Powered by 362 hp 3.0-liter bitorbo engine, AMG C43 Cabriolet reaches 60 mph from zero in 4.7 seconds, and has a base MSRP of $60,400.

Full Specifications

Vehicle Type Two-door, four passenger cabriolet
Chassis Steel unibody, aluminum outer sheet metal
Drive Configuration AMG Performance 4MATIC (31 / 69 torque split)

Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions (in)
Wheelbase 111.8
Length 184.9
Width (w/o mirrors) 71.3
Height 55.4
Track (front / rear) 62.1 / 61.2
Ground Clearance (max load) 3.6
Curb Weight (lbs) 4,145
Interior Dimensions (in)
Head room (front / rear) 38.7 / n/a
Leg room (front / rear) 42.0 / 32.0
Shoulder room (front / rear) 54.8 / 51.7

Cabin and Cargo Capacities

Cabin Volume (cu-ft) 81.3
Cargo Volume (seats up / down) 8.8 / n/a
Trunk Size (top up / down) 8.8 / n/a

Suspension

Front Independent multi-link suspension with coil spring, double-tube shock absorber tubular torsion bar
Rear Independent multi-link suspension with coil spring, double-tube shock absorber tubular torsion bar

Steering

Type Speed-dependent, electro-mechanical rack-and-pinion
Ratio 14.1 : 1
Turning Circle (ft) 38.4

Brakes, Tires, and Wheels

Brake Disc Diameter / Thickness (in)
Front 14.2 / n/a
Rear 12.6 / n/a
Standard Tires
Front 225 / 45 R18
Rear 245 / 40 R18
Standard Wheels (in)
Front 7.5 x 18 (Cast)
Rear 8.5 x 18 (Cast)

Engine

Engine Type Handcrafted AMG 3.0L V6 biturbo
Engine Material Aluminum-Alloy
Valvetrain / Arrangement DOHC, 4-valves per cylinder
Displacement (cc) 2,996
Bore (in / mm) 3.46 / 88.0
Stroke (in / mm) 3.23 / 82.1
Compression Ratio 10.5 : 1
Horsepower @ rpm 362 @ 5,500–6,000
Torque @ rpm 384 @ 2,000–4,200
Redline (rpm) 6,550

Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabrio (US-Spec)

Transmission

Transmission Type 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic
Shift Controls Wheel-mounted shift paddles
Gear Ratios:  
1st 5.35 : 1
2nd 3.24 : 1
3rd 2.25 : 1
4th 1.64 : 1
5th 1.21 : 1
6th 1.00 : 1
7th 0.86 : 1
8th 0.72 : 1
9th 0.60 : 1
Reverse 4.80 : 1
Final Drive 3.07 : 1

Performance

0-60 mph (sec) 4.7
Top Speed (mph) 130 (electronically limited)

Fuel Economy

City / Highway / Combined (mpg) n/a
Fuel Tank (gallons) 17.4

Pricing

MSRP*
AMG C43 Cabriolet $60,400

*does not include $925 destination & delivery charge