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Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Out Now!

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… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes’ First Diesel Roadster the Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 CDI

You read that right, a diesel roadster, which is the first for Mercedes-Benz. The SLK 250 CDI is a two seater vehicle that boasts of superior design and ultimate power. The roadster boasts of 204HP power brought about by its 4-cylinder engine with 2143cc displacement. It’s also an economical car with its 1.3 gallons of diesel that can run around 62 miles. A torque of 500 n/m that will bring it from zero to 62 mph in 6.7 secs. The transmission is equipped with a 7G-Tronic Plus automatic transmission and a Direct-Steer system. The car’s agility is maintained by the Torque Vectoring Brake. The good thing about this, aside from… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG on a V8 Engine

No, the Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG will not have the rumored V6 engines. Mercedes-Benz have decided that they will continue with the 5.5L V8 engines which they based on the AMG M157 5.5L N8 biturbos that is found in the CL63, E63, CLS 63 and S63 models. The V8 engine, that’s made of aluminum is donned with the AMG Cylinder Management System that makes the vehicle’s fuel efficiency increase because it shuts off the 4-cylinders from 800 to 3,600rpm. The torque has also increased from 376lb ft to 398lb ft while the power has also risen by 60bhp over the outgoing SLK55AMG. All these while maintaining a low fuel economy of… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes SLK Now Available In Australia

Anywhere in the world, Mercedes-Benz cars are admired and desired in equal measure, and the third generation Mercedes SLK can only increase these feelings. Says Daimler Chairman Dr Dieter Zetsche, “The new SLK embodies the role of the trend-setter like no other car. I am convinced that with its passionate design, its high quality interior and its modesty at the filling station, it will continue to provide an enormous amount of fun on the road in future, too, consolidating its status as a cult roadster.” Promising a generous mix of performance, efficiency and luxury, the SLK has now been made available to Australians, with a range of prices from AU$82,9000… Continue Reading »

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Tuning Kit for 2012 Mercedes SLK By Carlsson

German tuning company, Carlsson enhances the 2012 Mercedes Benz. The kit simply called the” Carlsson 2012 SLK”  includes a rear apron and front spoiler, a pair of side sills, stainless grille and sport system of the same material. The interior kit includes seats, panel upholstery and headrest. Meanwhile the engine attached is the new CGI engines which increases the performance to up to 40HP from the original one. The upgrade also has a 30mm lower suspension and custom 18-inch wheels. The complete upgrade for the 2012 Mercedes SLK costs € 1,190 to € 1,690.

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