In an age when common crossovers are labeled as luxurious, a convertible like the 2017 Mercedes-AMG S63 4MATIC Cabriolet got me thinking about how a true luxury automobile is defined.

2017 Mercedes-AMG S63 4MATIC Cabriolet
Base Price: $193,600
As Tested: $209,050
Notable Options: Swarovsky Crystal LED headlamps, $4,000; Night view assist, $2,900; Air balance package, $500
Drivetrain: 5.5-litre twin turbocharged V6, 577 hp, 667 lb-ft, 7-speed automatic transmission, all wheel drive
Performance: Zero to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds. It’s quickness belies is near two tonne mass.
VVUZZ Recommended: For those looking for a luxe, four place convertible.

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Published on Sep 16, 2016