December 2, 2013: Mercedes-Benz India has finally launched the SLK 55 AMG roadster in the country for Rs. 1.26 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi). Under the hood, the roadster gets the 5.5-litre V8 engine that develops 421bhp and 540Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to a seven-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission, which transmits power to the rear wheels of the car. The SLK 55 AMG accelerates to 100kmph from standstill in mere 4.6 seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 250kmph. It sports AMG Sports suspension featuring torque vectoring brake and the AMG Direct-steer system. It comes equipped with AMG body styling with exclusive SLK 55 AMG front and rear aprons and side skirts, AMG high-performance internally ventilated and perforated disc brakes, AMG sports suspension, COMAND online with 6 DVD changer with HARMON KARDON surround sound, ECO Stop-start function and others.
Driving in a Mercedes has been defined as sitting in the lap of luxury. The company has proved its presence world over with some of the the top rated cars available in their kitty. The German automaker, Mercedes Benz has introduced SLK 55 AMG powered with better engine and has climbed higher the ladder in terms of its performance. Under its hood, the new SLK has got 5.5-liter V8 engine, which has the ability to churn impressive 421bhp of power and 540Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to a seven-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission, which transmits power to the rear wheels of the car. The vehicle can be driven with three driving modes- Controlled Efficiency, Manual and Sports. Talk about its performance then its top speed and quick time are two elements which cannot be ignored. This beast takes merely 4.6 seconds to cross 0-100kmph mark, while has got electronically limited top speed of 250kmph. The cabin features unique AMG styling and trim is inspired by the SLS. The vehicle also offers the best in class comfort with its spacious and roomy interiors that gives you a feel of openness.
At its exterior front,the new AMG spec kit and AMG wheels in black has revived the overall appeal. The vehicle looks more aggressive and sporty than before. It gets a long classy looking bonnet and a short tail roadster proportions adds to its appeal. It gets larger air intakes, newly designed rear bumper with boot spoiler, large and prominent wheel arches and few more that contributes to its design. The new vehicle gets exclusive SLK 55 AMG front and rear aprons and side skirts. To its interiors, the new AMG gets COMAND online with 6 DVD charger with HARMON KARDON surround sound and ECO Stop-start function. In order to offer best in class handling, the company has equipped the vehicle with internally ventilated perforated disc brakes and AMG sports suspension.
The other variant Mercedes-Benz SLK 350 is powered by a 3.5-litre petrol engine. The engine is being offered in both 6 speed manual transmission and 7G TRONIC as optional. This highly powerful engine provides maximum power of 305bhp at 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 360Nm at 4900 rpm. The SLK 55 AMG is powered by a 5.5-litre petrol engine, mated to an AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G-Tronic transmission. The engine develops an impressive power of 360bhp at 5750rpm and a maximum torque of 510Nm at 4000rpm.
Mercedes Benz SLK Class is also packed with number of safety and comfort features. Some of these are ABS, ESP, BAS, etc. The company’s Logo proudly sits in the middle that boasts of "Quality Brand" for an Indian customer. Apart from these, the vehicle also delivers impressive mileage figures. To offer better handling, the luxury car gets AMG sports suspension that comes associated with features like torque vectoring brake and AMG Direct-Steer system. In this way, it provides unbeatable agility and delivers a drive which every performance-oriented drivers demand. Merc is known for offering top class quality comfort, which makes long journeys easy and enjoyable. Particularly in the roadster segment model, the AIRGUIDE feature ensures comfort levels are met while driving with open top.
This model is an upgraded version with engine capacity of 3498 cc and 6 speed manual transmission and 7G TRONIC....
This is the latest model in the Mercedes Benz India portfolio and it represents the third generation of the SLK Class model series. This roadster is powered by an advanced V8, 5.5-litre engine, which is coupled to a AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G TRONIC gearbox that distributes the power to the rear wheels. This latest roadster comes with a meticulous design marvel that transforms it into a coupe with a touch of a button. Also this Mercedes Benz SLK Class 55 AMG sports a panoramic Vario-roof that has Magic Sky function. This functions allows it to switch to the light and dark states as per the requirements. Another highlight of this vehicle is its AMG package that includes sophisticated braking and handling aspects along with AMG sports suspension system....
The SLK 200 KOMPRESSOR is powered by 1796cc of engine. This SLK 200 petrol engine is packed with both 6 Speed Manual Transmission and 5 Speed Automatic Transmission. The mileage is higher for manual transmission gearbox than the automatic one. The 6 Speed Manual Transmission makes changing of gears a joyful experience and offers a very smooth drive. This highly advanced engine provides an impressive mileage of 7.0 kmpl in the city roads and 11.2 kmpl on the highways.
The Mercedes Benz SLK 350 is powered by a petrol engine with a capacity of 3498 cc. This petrol engine is equipped with standard 6 Speed Manual Transmission and 7G TRONIC as optional. This not only provides a smooth shifting of gears but also helps in reduced vibrations and noises. The Inline type engine with 6 cylinders offer a mileage of 6.5 kmpl on urban roads and 10.1 kmpl on highways.
The Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG engine is endowed with 5439 cc engine capacity. The V8 cylinder arrangement of the engine is very fuel efficient and is endowed with AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G TRONIC Transmissions. This SLK 55 AMG engine delivers an impressive mileage of 6 kmpl in the city and 9.0 kmpl on highways.
The V8 engine is popular for delivering unmatchable performance, and with this it delivers top power of 421bhp and 540Nm of peak torque. The engine is also known for its responsive characteristics, while additionally it delivers refined performance. The V8 engine is effortless to drive with.
The SLK 200 KOMPRESSOR is a petrol engine which is packed with 1796 cc displacement. This SLK 200C petrol engine is equipped with both 6 Speed Manual Transmission and 5 Speed Automatic Transmission. This SLK 200 engine delivers an impressive power of 184 hp at 5500 rpm and a torque of 250 Nm at 2800-5000 rpm. This engine is very powerful and makes the car a great performer.
Mercedes Benz SLK 350 has a petrol engine with engine capacity of 3498 cc. The SLK 350 is packed with 6 cylinders and DOHC (Double Over Head Camshaft) valve configuration for reduced friction and higher torque. This in-line type SLK 350 engine is endowed with both 6 Speed Manual Transmission and 7G TRONIC as optional. The engine offers greater fuel efficiency with greater enhancements that are now ready to deliver even greater power and impressive torque. This highly powerful engine provides maximum power of 305 hp at 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 360 Nm at 4900 rpm.
The Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG engine is packed with 5439 cc engine capacity. The V8 cylinder arrangement In-line type engine is very fuel efficient and a great performer. The car is endowed with AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G- Tronic Transmission. The engine is very powerful and also very efficient and runs on roads very smoothly without any vibrations and noise. This powerful engine provides an impressive power of 265 Kw at 5750 rpm and a maximum torque of 510 Nm at 4000 rpm.
The new model of AMG 55 features the well renowned V8 engine which is mated to AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G-TRONIC transmission. This allows to accelerate the vehicle and hit a top speed of 250kmph, while takes quick time of 4.6 seconds to cross 0-100kmph. There are three modes of driving available- Controlled Efficiency ( C), Sports (S) and Manual (M).
The SLK 200 KOMPRESSOR has a petrol engine with a capacity of 1796 cc. The In-line type petrol engine of Mercedes Benz SLK 200 is equipped with standard 6 Speed Manual Transmission and 5 Speed Automatic Transmission as optional. This SLK 200 petrol engine offers optimized supply of oil and thus offers a zipping acceleration to the car by crossing the barrier of 100 kms in just 7.9 seconds with a top speed of 227 kmph.
The Mercedes Benz SLK 350 is loaded with a petrol engine with engine capacity of 3498 cc. This SLK 350 engine is packed with both 6 Speed Manual Transmission and 7G TRONIC as optional. The engine is very fuel efficient and ensures higher power and torque thereby crossing 100 kmph in a span of 7.39 seconds with a top speed of 246.8 kmph.
The Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG engine is packed with 5439 cc engine capacity. The V8 cylinder arrangement of the engine is very fuel efficient and the car is endowed with AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G- Tronic Transmission. The automatic transmission gives lesser acceleration and mileage as compared to the manual one. This SLK 55 AMG engine offers marvelous acceleration and top speed.
Mercedes Benz SLK Class has certainly left an impression on the consumer with its classy and unmatched exterior. This premium luxury segment model holds style, comfort and sophistication. The vehicle is redesigned with a more bold, dynamic and charismatic looks to capture many hearts.
The new AMG features more aggressive looks and a more sporty stance to it. The standard AMG 18 inch 10 spoke alloy wheels in black matte finish with silver brake calipers, defines the side profile of the model. The front features bi-xenon headlamps with intelligent light system combined with Adaptive brake light flash. The front radiator grille give it an ultimate look and the chrome finished logo of the company boasts the brand people have had faith in, for ages. Also features an extended bonnet, short tail roadster proportion, larger air intakes, new rear bumpers with boot spoiler and prominent wheel arches to its sides.
The new exterior mirror with a larger reflective area offers a very aggressive look. The new front and rear bumpers with trapezoidal exhaust pipes give the SLK an impression of speed. It's modern design makes the the vehicle more contemporary yet retains its classic look. Many exciting features are highlighted in the Mercedes Benz SLK Class such as headlamps with clear lenses, dark-tinted tail lights, fog lamps with a chrome ring and the new wheel design. The big sized alloy wheels offer very robust and sporty look to the car’s exterior.
Mercedes Benz SLK Class is a Premium Luxury Sedan Car with a seating capacity of 2+2. The exterior dimensions of the car are as follows; length- 4082 mm, width- 1788 mm, height- 1297 mm, wheelbase- 2430 mm and round Clearance - 135 mm.
Mercedes Benz SLK Class is for whom sophistication and luxury are basic necessities . Both the exterior and the interior of the car has been designed keeping in mind the rich and the elite. The roomy interior makes the driving very pleasant. The interiors of this new AMG are enhanced by leather upholstery which offers a luxurious look to the car and thus makes the ambiance of the car extraordinary. The use of finest nappa leather in black and beige offers a very stylish look to the Mercedes Benz SLK Class. The black colored dashboard offers a very elegant look to the interior of the car.
The chrome finish inner door trim offers a touch of sophistication and royal look. The center console and the instrument panel of the are also well defined. The instrument panel offers a very classy look to the car. The seat with electrically lumbar support is upholstered by the premium leather making the ambiance of the car very luxurious.
A multifunctional leather wrapped steering wheel also looks very classy. Some other interior features present in the vehicles includes trip meter, digital clock, etc.
The vehicle even offers outstanding ride with comfort and pleasure. The car is known to deliver swathe of comfort to the occupants. Mercedes Benz SLK Class is packed with a selective damping system. The leather upholstery present in the car offers very comfortable sitting arrangements. The Mercedes Benz SLK Class has sporty seat contours with magnesium frames that provide optimal lateral support. The options of heated seat are also available.
The Mercedes Benz SLK Class offers optional COMAND APS that guides you to your destination. The innovative multimedia system comprises of a hard disk navigation system, 6.5 inch color display, 3D map display, DVD player etc. The Mercedes Benz SLK Class is also packed with Harman Kardon Logic 7 surround sound system with Dolby digital output which offers a very joyful and pleasurable drive.
The multi tasking Steering Wheel present in the Mercedes Benz SLK Class with new 3 spoke sports design offers audio system control and telephone controls on the wheel itself thus making it both comfortable and convenient for the driver. The optional PARKTRONIC system makes parking very easy and comfortable.
Mercedes Benz SLK Class is a premium Luxury segment sedan with a sitting capacity of 2+2 people. Mercedes Benz SLK Class is a very spacious car with elegant interiors. The interior measurement of this car is: Front headroom – 945 cm, Rear headroom– 865cm, Maximum Front legroom- 1145 cm, Minimum Front legroom - 980 cm, Maximum Rear Knee room- 855 cm, Minimum Rear Knee room- 680 cm and Shoulder room- 1310 cm.
The new Mercedes-Benz SLK AMG is powered with 5.5-liter V8 engine, which belts out maximum power output of 421bhp and top torque of 540Nm. Power is transmitted to rear wheels via an AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission. The vehicle can be driven in three different modes- Sports (S), Controlled Efficiency (C) and Manual (M). Apart from this, the Mercedes Benz SLK Class comes in three different types of engines- SLK 200 KOMPRESSOR, SLK 350 and SLK 55 AMG.
The SLK 200 KOMPRESSOR comes with a petrol engine with 1796 cc displacement. The petrol engine of Mercedes Benz SLK 200 is endowed with standard 6 Speed Manual Transmission and 5 Speed Automatic Transmission as an option. This transmission offers smooth and easy shifting of gears. The In-line type engine with R4 Cylinders arrangement offers clear emission and higher torque. The highly powerful petrol engine is very efficient and produces an impressive power of 184 hp at 5500 rpm and a torque of 250 Nm at 2800-5000 rpm.
The Mercedes Benz SLK 350 also has a petrol engine with engine capacity of 3498 cc. This SLK 350 engine is packed with both 6 Speed Manual Transmission and 7G TRONIC as optional. The 6 Speed Manual Transmission makes changing of gears a joyful experience. The SLK 350 is packed with 6 cylinders and OHC valve configuration for reduced friction and higher torque. The engine has undergone many technical changes with greater enhancements that are now ready to deliver even greater power and impressive torque. This engine provides optimized oil supply to the friction bearing and delivers an impressive power of 305 hp at 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 360 Nm at 4900 rpm.
The Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG engine is packed with 5439 cc engine capacity. The V8 cylinder arrangement of the engine is very fuel efficient and the car is endowed with AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G- Tronic Transmission. Seven forward gears constantly provide optimum engine speed and deliver virtually imperceptible gear changes. When changing the gears, the 7G-TRONIC delivers extra-fast mid-range sprints by skipping individual gears. This powerful engine provides an impressive power of 360 hp at 5750 rpm and a maximum torque of 510 Nm at 4000 rpm.
Mercedes Benz SLK Class is a very luxurious stylish sedan car with unmatched interiors and accessories. The luxury sedan is equipped with Audio System with Speakers to add more effect in the sound of the music. Mercedes Benz SLK Class offers the state of the art music system that will leave you more than just pleased.
Other accessories include USB Connector, Speakers, Accessory Socket, Leather upholstery, etc.You can now buy . Great discounts available.
The new AMG sports 18 inch 10 spoke alloy wheels that are in black matte finish. Moreover, the silver brake calipers over each wheel makes them look more attractive. It has even got prominent wheel arches that defines the side profile of the vehicle. The tyres are made to offer best off-road experience as they provide utmost grip of the road.
The all new Mercedes Benz SLK Class is a luxurious sedan which is equipped with a very sound and dynamic braking system. The front brakes are disc type, internally ventilated and the rear brakes are also disc brakes, solid. The sound braking system of the the vehicle is very efficient in decelerating the car when needed. The car is also endowed with the ABS (Anti lock Braking System) and Brake Assist which is of great help in detecting hazardous driving situation and prevents wheel locking in the event of panic braking etc.
It also has dynamic stability and excellent control of the car all thanks to the powerful suspension in the car. The model too features AMG sports suspension which comes clubbed with torque vectoring brake and AMG Direct-Steer system. This excellent suspension available in the car is highly advanced and can control the stability and steering wheel of the car efficiently.
Mercedes Benz SLK Class is a very safe car to drive on road. The luxury sedan is packed with both active and passive safety features. Mercedes has always taken care of the safety of its occupants and it continues to do by offering best in class safety features in all its sedan. The safeguards can tackle any contingency with ease.
It is also equipped with the ESP (Electronic Stability Program) and BAS (Brake Assist System) that detects critical driving situations such as heavy over steer and under steer, critical steering movements, panic braking and emergency stops. The ESP processes the information received and initiates the preventive measures to protect the passengers from critical situations. Some of the actions and measures which are initiated by the above mentioned safeguards are automatic tensioning of front seat belts, automatic positioning of front passenger seat, automatic closure of side windows and tilting or sliding sunroof. The vehicle is endowed with bi-xenon headlamps that offer optimum visibility and makes your drive safer. The fog lamps present in the Mercedes Benz SLK Class offer clear vision in any type of weather conditions. The extremely rigid passenger cell and the crumples zone offer greater safety to the passengers. The head restraint comes as a standard feature on the front seats. When the sensor detects an impact from the rear, it thrusts the head restraint forwards in just few milliseconds and thus reduces the gap between itself and the occupant's head. It is also packed with airbags that offer protection against collision and also reduce the impact of injury. The belt pretensioner on the front seats and the outer rear seats offer greater safety to the occupants in the event of an accident.
Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Pros :
Power and transmission.
Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Cons :
Not equipped with much features.
|Variants||Transmission||Engine Description||Mileage||Power||AC||Power Steering||Central Locking|
6 Cylinder 24 Valve
|6.5||10.1||306bhp @ 6500rpm||Standard||Standard||Standard|
8 Cylinder 32 Valve
|6.5||10.1||421bhp @ 6800rpm||Standard||Standard||Standard|
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