Glide in glamour in the new E-Class

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Glide in glamour in the new E-Class

The exclusive 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet is fit for a star

Brenwin Naidoo

Shrewd algorithms, search engine surveillance and smartphones that eavesdrop: a few of the paranoia-inducing aspects of our modern world. It would not surprise me if some artificially-intelligent digital curator is pondering about the recent, increased frequency of my name mentioned alongside the term “Mercedes-Benz E-Class”.

It is true. I really have penned too many stories about the iconic nameplate from the three-pointed star brand over the past several months. Be assured that it is not because I am on their influencer payroll. It all started when I bought a classic W124 E-Class of my own late last year, marking a passionate love affair that lasted all too briefly, after discovering terminal mechanical issues.

Obviously I had to write an overly dramatic tale about the experience. In March the enhanced-for-2021 W213 was launched and I had the privilege of reporting back on that. Then last month, I thought it would be nice to stage a then-and-now comparison with the C124 and a current E-Class coupé (C238)...

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