Designed to compete with the BMW 1-Series Convertible, the model will ride on the new MFA platform which underpins the B-Class.

According to a recent report, Mercedes will introduce an A-Class Cabrio in 2014.

Designed to compete with the BMW 1-Series Convertible, the model will ride on the new MFA platform which underpins the 2012 B-Class. The car will likely have a soft top to save weight and reduce costs.

Engine options should include a 1.6-liter petrol with outputs of 122 PS (90 kW / 121 hp) and 156 PS (115 kW / 154 hp). On the diesel side, we can expect a 1.8-liter unit which develops 109 PS (80 kW / 107 hp) and 136 PS (100 kW / 134 hp).

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