2012 MercedesBenz SLKClass | car review @ Top Speed

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After quite a time now, and many images, Mercedes has finally the official details on the 2012 SLK Roadster. The model gets a new design, inspired by the legendary 190 SL the 1950s, an innovative interior features like Magic Sky

The US market will get two petrol — SLK 350 and SLK 250 — and, for the time, a new 250 CDI model. Depending on the the new SLK will get a V6 or a four-cylinder engine, or the new diesel variant. The diesel Merc will get a 2.1 liter four-cylinder diesel engine out 204 horsepower and 396 pound-feet of torque. engines will be mated to a manual or a 7G‑TRONIC PLUS The fuel economy has been improved, while the top speed is as usual at 155 mph.

UPDATE 10/13/2011 . Mercedes has new images of the new generation SLK-Class. them out in the gallery provided!

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The new SLK Roadster keeps its roadster proportions, but features a new design that resembles the 190 SL from the 1950s. The front is by upright radiator grille contoured chromed fin, a and well-proportioned hood with contours and wide headlamps – for the first time boast technology. The front is generally striking, steeper front and with the Cd cut to just 0.30.

The side profile is also by fine details that aesthetics of the highest caliber and is a cue to the sportiness and driving pleasure in The ventilation grilles in the front also get chromed fin, of the famous Mercedes-Benz roadsters of the The rear is dominated by a muscular


Like with the the interior is also characterized by sportiness and high-quality, authentic the center console and other parts are brushed in aluminum, or on request in high quality offered in high-gloss dark walnut or high-gloss black The round dials are flanked by a for the information generated by the online while the top of the dashboard gets a analogue clock. The multifunction steering wheel and the sun-reflecting are covered in leather.

Of course one of the important features of the new SLK Roadster is the SKY CONTROL. This glass switches to light or dark as you at the press of a button. When it is virtually transparent, offering an experience even in cold In its dark state the roof welcome shade and prevents the from heating up when the rays are very intense.

But if this feature is just to for you, there is also a painted in the vehicle color or a vario-roof with dark-tinted


The US Market will two SLK models in its first year. is the SLK350 powered by a 3.5 liter injected engine that a total of 302 HP. The SLK350 will from 0 to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds, while top will be limited to 155 mph and has a fuel of 7.1 liters (NEDC, combined) 100 kilometers (167 g of CO2 per kilometer). The V6 has been completely newly Its most important hallmarks are its direct injection, piezo and multi-spark ignition.

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The second is a SLK250 powered by a 1.8 four-cylinder that delivers a total of 201 This engine will be to a a 6-speed manual transmission and and an estimated fuel economy of 27 mpg It sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 6,5 seconds, top speed is limited to 155 mph.

Next to these two models, the market will also get a SLK 200 — the most economical in its segment. It is powered by the same 1.8 four-cylinder engine as the SLK250, but delivers 184 HP. When equipped a 7G‑TRONIC PLUS it consumes 6.1 liters of premium petrol combined) over 100 kilometers corresponds to 142 g of CO2 per kilometer). The sprint to 60 mph is made in 7.0 seconds, while top is 149 mph.

For the first time, will also be offering a variant for the Mercedes SLK roadster. The SLK 250 CDI be powered by a a 2.1 liter turbocharged diesel dishing out 204 horsepower and 396 of torque. The small and mighty has been coupled with smooth 7G-TRONIC PLUS transmission. With Mercedes’ generation common rail the environment and its occupants can breath The emission rate is only 132 oz of CO2 per km/.62 miles. This the SLK an impressive 56.5 mpg of fuel-sipping Stand back in amazement.


The 2012 SLK-Class its U.S. showroom debut in 2011, with prices at $54,800 for the SLK350 roadster. have to wait on prices for the as they will be announced at a date. At $60,065, the SLK 250 CDI is one of the more roadsters in its market, but it promises to be and of course, luxurious.

On the European orders have been since January 17, 2011. are as follows: SLK 200 38,675 euros; SLK 250 euros; SLK 250 CDI 41,828.50 euros; and SLK 350 euros.


With all the made to the new SLK, models the BMW Z4 and the Nissan 370Z Roadster are in of trouble. The SLK has the advantage that it offer a four-cylinder engine from the beginning, while the Z4 have to wait until for that kind of offering. The 370Z Roadster, on the other has the advantage of being cheaper both of the other options.

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