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SLK-Class 55 AMG Overview

  • Mileage (upto)
    12.0 kmpl
  • Engine (upto)
    5461 cc
  • BHP
    421.0
  • Transmission
    Automatic
  • Boot Space
    335-litres
  • Airbags
    Yes
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SLK 55 AMG Review

Mercedes Benz, the German luxury car manufacturer has launched the much awaited roadster model Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG in India. The launch of this roadster marks the eight product launch by the company in the year 2013 and it has a very expensive price tag. The company claims that this four wheeler is the most powerful SLK ever as it is powered by a V8, 5.5-litre petrol power plant. Mercedes also claims that the vehicle requires only about 4.2 seconds the break the 100 Kmph speed barrier and it has the electronically limited top speed of 250 Kmph, which is remarkable. This roadster is built on the sophisticated AMG platform and it is equipped with AMG Sport suspension system along with torque vectoring brakes and AMG Direct-Steer system. This will only improve the handling and responsiveness of the vehicle and enhance the overall driving experience. The all new Mercedes Benz SLK Class 55 AMG looks stunning with striking exterior features and it represents the third generation of the SLK family. The German automaker installed several advanced and sophisticated features inside the cabin such as attention assist system, PARKATRONIC aid function, COMMAND ONLINE system and lots more. This latest roadster has achieved a 5-star rating in the Euro NCAP Crash ratings, which makes it an epitome in safety standards.

 

Exteriors:

 

The exterior style and design of the Mercedes Benz SLK Class 55 AMG is magnificent. It comes with the sophisticated AMG package that enhances its sporty looks and style. To begin with, its front profile is absolutely stunning and it will catch the attention of the enthusiasts for certain. The headlight cluster is bold and it incorporates projector style Bi-Xenon lamps along with LED turn indicators . In the center, the radiator grille is very stylish and it has a lot of perforations and incorporates only one chrome slat with Mercedes logo on it. The front bumper has a dual tone color scheme with chin guard painted in black, while the rest of the bumper is painted in body color. This bumper houses a large air dam, two air ducts and LED fog lights that adds to the striking appeal of the frontage. The side profile of this roadster comes with a curved body design where the wheel arches are fitted with 18-inch, 10 spoke alloy wheels. These alloys have been painted in matte black and its sporty appeal is further accentuated by the silver garnished brake calipers. This latest model sports a panoramic vario-roof with magic sky control that represents the technological advancements achieved by the company. The rear profile of this roadster has a stylish boot lid that is fitted with a spoiler and has a lot of chrome accentuation. The rear bumper is painted in body color and it is fitted with a protective cladding along with four chrome exhaust pipes.

 

Interiors:

 

The all new Mercedes Benz SLK Class 55 AMG has very stylish cockpit with futuristic design. You can find sports seats, a stylish dashboard, beautifully crafted central console inside the cabin. The AC vents are well placed on the dashboard and have been accentuated with chrome surround. Apart from AC vents , you can also see the chrome accentuation on the door handles, instrument cluster and gearshift lever. The steering wheel comes with three spokes and it has a flat bottom and mounted with control buttons. Most attractive aspect of the cockpit is the central console where the company has installed some of the mind blogging features and functions. The panoramic vario-roof with magic sky control switches to light or dark as required with a press of a button. When it is in light mode, it looks virtually transparent and offers an open-air experience for the occupants in cold weather. In the dark mode, it will prevent the interiors from heating up because of the intense heat of the sun. In both these light and dark states, it will offer a feel-good atmosphere to the occupants inside with a touch of a button.

 

Engine and Performance:

 

The newly launched Mercedes Benz SLK Class 55 AMG comes fitted with a commanding V8, 5.5-litre petrol power plant. This engine comes incorporated with a AMG Cylinder Management cylinder shut-off system developed by the Mercedes-AMG. This will reduce the fuel consumption and emission by the engine when the vehicle comes to a stop. The power produced by the engine is about 421bhp at 6800rpm that is converted to a commanding torque of about 540Nm at 4500rpm. This superior torque is delivered to the rear wheels of the vehicle through an AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G TRONIC transmission gearbox. This sophisticated transmission system offers three drive modes such as Controlled Efficiency, Sports and Manual for the convenience of the driver. The company claims that the vehicle has a top speed of about 250 Kmph and it can accelerate towards 100 Kmph from the standstill in just about 4.6 seconds.

 

Braking and Handling:

 

This latest roadster from Mercedes SLK family is built on AMG platform and incorporated with top level braking and handling aspects. The company engineered these aspects at top level precision, which will help the driver to gain full control with utmost ease. This roadster comes with AMG handling package that includes AMG high performance Braking System , AMG rear axle differential lock and AMG sports suspension system. The wheels of this four wheeler are fitted with ventilated and perforated disc brake calipers that collaborate with high performance braking system and offers a precise control over the vehicle at all times.

 

Comfort Features:

 

The newly introduced roadster is one of the most luxurious four wheelers in the Mercedes SLK family and it offers seating for two passengers. This new vehicle is being offered with some of the top rated equipments, functions and features that will create a luxurious environment inside the cockpit. Some of the most sophisticated features include Panoramic Vario-roor with Magic-Sky control , a Harman Kardon surround sound system, Attention Assist system, ambient lighting system, PARKATRONIC parking assistance system, and lots more.

 

Safety Features:

 

The all new Mercedes Benz SLK Class 55 AMG has achieved 5-star rating by undergoing the rigorous conducted by the Euro NCAP crash ratings. This makes it as an exemplar in safety standards and makes a statement of leadership in technological advancements. The company is offering this model with sophisticated protective features such as PRE-Safe functions, adaptive brakes with ABS and ASR , pedestrian safety feature with active bonnet are just to name a few.

 

Pros: Commanding engine performance, Panoramic vario-roof with Magic Sky control.

 

Cons: Very expensive price tag, poor mileage.

Key Specifications of Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class 55 AMG

ARAI Mileage12.0 kmpl
City Mileage6.2 kmpl
Fuel TypePetrol
Engine Displacement (cc)5461
Max Power (bhp@rpm)421bhp@6800rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)540Nm@4500rpm
Seating Capacity2
TransmissionTypeAutomatic
Boot Space (Litres)335
Fuel Tank Capacity70
Body TypeConvertible
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)No

Key Features of Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class 55 AMG

Multi-function Steering WheelYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Touch ScreenNo
Automatic Climate ControlYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
Alloy WheelsYes
Fog Lights - FrontYes
Fog Lights - RearYes
Power Windows RearNo
Power Windows FrontYes
Wheel CoversNo
Passenger AirbagYes
Driver AirbagYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Specifications

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeV-Type Petrol Engine
Displacement (cc)5461
Max Power (bhp@rpm)421bhp@6800rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)540Nm@4500rpm
No. of cylinder8
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemEFI (Electronic Fuel Injection)
Bore X Stroke98 X 90.5 mm
Compression Ratio12.6:1
Turbo ChargerYes
Super ChargeNo
TransmissionTypeAutomatic
Gear Box7 Speed
Drive TypeRWD
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Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypePetrol
Mileage (ARAI)12.0
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)70
Emission Norm ComplianceEuro V
Top Speed (Kmph)250
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Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionSport
Rear SuspensionSport
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnTilt
Steering Gear TypeDirect Steer
Turning Radius (Metres)5.26 meters
Front Brake TypeVentilated Disc
Rear Brake TypeVentilated Disc
Acceleration4.6 Seconds
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)4.6 Seconds
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Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm)4146
Width (mm)2006
Height (mm)1300
Boot Space (Litres)335
Seating Capacity2
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)120
Wheel Base (mm)2430
Front Tread (mm)1559
Rear Tread (mm)1565
Kerb Weight (Kg)1610
Gross Weight (Kg)1910
Front Headroom (mm)993
Front Legroom (mm)226
No of Doors2
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Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Power Windows-Front
Power Windows-Rear
Air Conditioner
Heater
Adjustable Steering
Automatic Climate Control
Air Quality Control
Remote Trunk Opener
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Low Fuel Warning Light
Accessory Power Outlet
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Rear AC Vents
Heated Seats Front
Heated Seats - Rear
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Parking SensorsFront & Rear
Navigation System
Foldable Rear Seat
Smart Access Card Entry
KeyLess Entry
Engine Start/Stop Button
Glove Box Cooling
Voice Control
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
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Interior

Tachometer
Electronic Multi-Tripmeter
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Steering Wheel
Glove Compartment
Digital Clock
Outside Temperature Display
Cigarette Lighter
Digital Odometer
Electric Adjustable SeatsFront
Driving Experience Control Eco
Folding Table in The Rear
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
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Exterior

Adjustable Headlights
Fog Lights - Front
Fog Lights - Rear
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Wiper
Rear Window Washer
Rear Window Defogger
Wheel Covers
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)
Power Antenna
Tinted Glass
Rear Spoiler
Removable/Convertible Top
Roof Carrier
Sun Roof
Moon Roof
Side Stepper
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Intergrated Antenna
Chrome Grille
Chrome Garnish
Smoke Headlamps
Roof Rail
Tyre Size235/40 R18,255/35 R18
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Additional Features
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Safety

Anti-Lock Braking System
Brake Assist
Central Locking
Power Door Locks
Child Safety Locks
Anti-Theft Alarm
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Side Airbag-Rear
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Xenon Headlamps
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Door Ajar Warning
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Traction Control
Adjustable Seats
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Engine Immobilizer
Crash Sensor
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Engine Check Warning
Automatic Headlamps
Clutch Lock
EBD
Follow Me Home Headlamps
Rear Camera
Anti-Theft Device
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Entertainment & Communication

Cd Player
CD Changer
DVD Player
Radio
Audio System Remote Control
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Integrated 2DIN Audio
USB & Auxiliary input
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
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Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Colours

Mercedes-Benz SLK is available in 24 different colours - Palladium Silver, Metallic Iridium Silver, Iridium Silver metallic-55 AMG, Diamond Silver Metallic-55 AMG, Diamond White Metallic-55 AMG, Cavansite Blue metallic-55 AMG, Black, Indium Grey metallic-55 AMG, Fire Opal, Red, Diamond White Metallic Bright, Palladium Silver metallic-55 AMG, Tenorite Grey, galena silver, Indium Grey Metallic, Pearl Beige Metallic, Fire Opal - 55 AMG, Metallic Obsidian Black, Hyacinth Red metallic-55 AMG, Black-55 AMG, Obsidian Black metallic-55 AMG, Polar White- 55 AMG, Cavansite Blue, Tenorite Grey metallic-55 AMG.

  • Black
    Black
  • Metallic Obsidian Black
    Metallic Obsidian Black
  • Metallic Iridium Silver
    Metallic Iridium Silver
  • Fire Opal
    Fire Opal
  • Tenorite Grey
    Tenorite Grey
  • Indium Grey Metallic
    Indium Grey Metallic
  • Diamond White Metallic Bright
    Diamond White Metallic Bright
  • Cavansite Blue
    Cavansite Blue

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Rs.1,25,90,000*EMI: Rs.
12.0 kmplAutomatic
Pay 50,89,948 more to get
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  • AMG performance steering wheel
  • ESP Dynamic Cornering Assist
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          18.1 kmplAutomatic
          Pay 27,42,483 more to get
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          • Advanced Panoramic Vario-Roof
          • Becker-MAP PILOT

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