Tagged as the most powerful SLK ever, the most anticipated 2012 Mercedes SLK 55 AMG’s information is officially released.
The car boasts of a 422hp, 540Nm and 8-cylinder engine. The vehicle also accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in 4.6 seconds. Meanwhile, the front apron of the machine has AMG original LED daytime running lights and large air inlets.
It also is a beauty with its light alloy wheels, two-chrome plated twin tailpipes and a spoiler lip. Another great thing about the style is the exclusive to top V8 models, its dark clear-lens headlamps and dark bicolor tail lamps. An option is to also have the Bi-Xenon healights with Active Curve Illumination.
More of what’s under the hood of this mean machine, the SLK55 AMG has an AMG rear axle lock, three spoke AMG performance steering wheel in premium leather finish and Alcantara grip inserts and two piece disc brakes.
The interior of the SLK 55 AMG is like that of the SLS. It has a brushed aluminum center console, jet-engine style air vents and sports seats with Airscarf neck-level heating. In addition to this stunning interior design is the hardtop that closes and opens in 20 seconds or less. A buyer can also opt to have the one with Magic Sky Control system with glass that can make the inside dark or bright with just a press of a button. The wind-stop is not to be snubbed as well, as it is a new system which is called the Airguide. The plastic wings attached to the back of the roll-over bars can be pivoted, so there is not need to remove it.
The Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG will be showcased at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month and is set to be delivered in dealerships early next year. The cost, as announced by the company, will be € 72,590.