Mercedes-Bez has introduced new engines and transmissions for the SLK roadster
Mercedes-Bez has introduced new engines and transmissions for the SLK roadster.
The engine range starts with the SLK 200, which has 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine with 184 HP (135 kW) and 300 Nm (222 lb-ft) – 30 Nm (22 lb-ft) more than before. The SLK 300 replaces the SLK 250 and comes with 245 HP (180 kW) and 370 Nm (273 lb-ft) .
More importantly, the SKL 200 will benefit from a new 6-speed manual transmission which offers “a high level of gearshift comfort and precise travel”. Both the SLK 300 and SLK 250d with 204 HP (150 kW) and 500 Nm (372 lb-ft) receive a new nine-speed 9G-TRONIC automatic gearbox as standard.
The SLK series also features new standard equipment, including LED daytime running lights and new multimedia system. The range of safety systems consists of the Attention Assist, Distronic Plus with Collision Prevention Assist Plus, Adaptive Brake Assist, Blind Spot Assist, Lane Keeping Assist systems and more.
Check out the press release section below for additional details.