Stuttgart, Apr 7, 2015 -
Mercedes-Benz is sending the SLK into the summer roadster season. The two-seater sports car now boasts powerful new engines and transmissions, and excels with exemplary efficiency. The new model year SLK is available to order now.
Stuttgart, Mar 4, 2014 -
Mercedes-Benz is all set for the approaching spring with two particularly dynamic and striking special models. The SL 2LOOK Edition and the SLK CarbonLOOK Edition offer open-air motoring pleasure in a particularly exclusive guise. Both Edition models make high-class style statements with a strikingly sharper exterior profile and an impressively high-quality interior. Substantial price advantages add to the lure of revelling in the brighter time of the year behind the wheel of these two special editions. The Edition models are available to order now.
Stuttgart, Apr 8, 2013 -
The SLK and SL sports cars from Mercedes-Benz are characterised by fun at the wheel and open-air enjoyment. Now the two Roadster models also boast an extended range of appointments and will be available to order from 8 April.
Stuttgart, Apr 4, 2012 -
Mercedes-Benz is upgrading the C- and E-Class with six new models and a comprehensive range of modifications, with particular focus on multimedia systems. The C 180 BlueEFFICIENCY, C 200 BlueEFFICIENCY Coupé, E 220 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Edition and E 300 BlueTEC HYBRID set new records for efficiency in their respective segments, while the Coupé models C 250 Sport and C 250 CDI Sport, and the new AMG Plus sports package, continue to raise the profile of the C-Class.
Stuttgart, Nov 10, 2011 -
No other automotive brand has had more success in the "Golden Steering Wheel" awards than Mercedes-Benz. This year's Europe-wide vote saw the M-Class and the SLK each win their respective category. These two first places put the Stuttgart-based premium-brand manufacturer at the very top of the "Golden Steering Wheel" all-time winners' list. Mercedes-Benz has won the award, one of the most important distinctions in the European automotive industry, a total of 21 times.
Stuttgart, Nov 2, 2011 -
The introduction of the new SLK 250 CDI by Mercedes-Benz not only marks the continuation of the company's unique diesel engine heritage, but also serves to counter in impressive style the common misconception that diesel engines and sports cars are incompatible. The four-cylinder diesel engine in the Roadster delivers 150 kW (204 hp) from a displacement of just 2.2 litres to give the two-seater its characteristic sporty temperament. The sprint from zero to 100 km/h takes just 6.7 seconds - true sports car performance.
Stuttgart, Aug 17, 2011 -
For the first time, Mercedes-Benz is offering the sporty SLK Roadster with a diesel engine. The 150 kW (204 hp) four-cylinder power unit puts the two-seater at the top of its class in numerous respects. With a fuel consumption of 4.9 litres per 100 kilometres, it is the most economical roadster in its segment. Thanks to its enormous torque of 500 newton metres it accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds, and delivers a top figure for acceleration from 80 to 120 km/h. The result is superior driving enjoyment both on winding country roads and on long motorway stretches.
Stuttgart, May 10, 2011 -
The neutral auditors from TÜV Süd have acknowledged the high level of environmental compatibility of the new SLK. The sporty Roadster has received an Environmental Certificate in accordance with the ISO 14062 standard, based on a lifecycle assessment of the SLK.
Genf, Mar 1, 2011 -
Cultivated sportiness is the common feature of the many new models presented by Mercedes-Benz at the first major European motor show of the automobile’s 125 anniversary year. The C-Class Coupe, which celebrates its world premiere, is just as remarkable as the new-generation C-Class sedan and station wagon for its driving fun and outstanding efficiency. In keeping with their sporty character, the new C-Class models were introduced by players from the successful German women’s national soccer team. A further highlight of this year’s
Stuttgart, Jan 20, 2011 -
Orders for the new Mercedes-Benz SLK commenced on 17 January 2011. It will feature a new, exciting design, exceptionally high levels of comfort for a roadster, as well as exquisite technology and no shortage of open-air driving pleasure. As such, the agile sports car already looks set to continue a success story which started back in 1994 with a show car.
Stuttgart, Jan 13, 2011 -
With the completely newly developed SLK, one of the most exciting and successful sports cars ever built is entering its third generation. The new roadster uncompromisingly takes driving pleasure and open-air enjoyment to a new level. It blends light-footed sportiness with stylish comfort, a striking sports-car design with total suitability for everyday use, top performance with exemplary ecology.
Stuttgart, Oct 29, 2010 -
Mercedes-Benz is enhancing the vario-roof of the SLK with innovative technology boasting entirely new features. As a result, a totally unique glass roof will be celebrating its world premiere in the new SLK next year: at the touch of a button it can be made either transparent or darkened. In transparent mode it will offer an open-air experience during cold weather, while in darkened mode it will afford a haven of shade and prevent the interior from heating up in direct sunlight.
Stuttgart, Oct 29, 2010 -
Heat. Around noon it becomes unbearable. In the legendary Death Valley, on the border between California and Nevada, the thermometer soars to over 50 degrees Celsius during the summer. But the Mercedes-Benz test team considers these exceptional thermal conditions to be ideal.