Definition of cabriolet
1 : a light 2-wheeled one-horse carriage with a folding leather hood, a large rigid shield in front of the seat, and upward-curving shafts
2 : a convertible coupe
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Audi A5 cabriolet is a slice of the good life with few compromises.
Overall, the Fortwo cabriolet makes little sense in the U.S. market, where its tiny size is rarely an advantage.
Base price to base price, the AMG C63 S cabriolet costs $20,450 more than the C43, which works out to $145 for each additional horsepower.
Mercedes already vies for wealthy drivers with coupe and cabriolet versions of the S-Class sedan and the ultra-luxury Maybach derivatives.
The eight cars on hand, including a few Cabriolets, ran constantly for five hours, stopping only for fuel.
Given the probable price range, the convertible version will probably be cross-shopped against things like the BMW 4-series and the E-Class cabriolet, which will draw those looking for performance.
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Origin and Etymology of cabriolet
French, from diminutive of cabriole caper, alteration of Medieval French capriole
First Known Use: 1770See Words from the same year
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