Mercedes SLC Is Successor To SLK Series With Slight Updates

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The famous roadster SLK from the no less famous German automaker celebrates the anniversary with an update. 2017 model year is marked by the release of Mercedes-Benz SLC, which, despite the changed name, will become the successor of the popular sports line.

A Slight Update

All designers of all the world’s automotive companies, taking up the upgrade of the model, first of all pay attention to optics, radiator grilles, bumper front and rear. In the case of SLC, they did not reinvent the wheel and the main lights became LED, with an optional LED Intelligent Light System.

The parking lights have also been updated, and the rear optics have freshened up. Falshradiatornaya lattice is decorated with a geometric pattern of glass-polished diamonds, the front bumper has grown slightly bare with a noticeable change, and the rear one too. The exhaust pipe ends with a new diffuser. After all, and light alloy wheels.

The pride of the developers of the model, the rigid folding roof vario-roof has undergone some modernization and has become more user-friendly.

In general, it should be noted that when looking at the car from the front there is some aggressiveness, in the former models not seen.

Better Multimedia

Interior changes are more significant, but the overall perception of design remains the same as before. The 7-inch liquid crystal screen is striking. This crown of the information and entertainment complex replaced the 5.8-inch display that SLK had. Completely new is a 4.5-inch display in the center of the dashboard, as well as chairs and steering wheel.

The steering wheel is located slightly higher than in the previous model, optionally for its design, you can choose leather or high-quality microfiber. The choice of the upholstery of the salon has somewhat expanded, the leather appeared in the tones of brown and white patina.

The machine is open, therefore the seat heating is offered as an option. The management of the sliding roof was made easier by improving its design. To help the driver offered systems that understand the significance of certain traffic signs, collision avoidance systems and many other electronics.

Do not forget the developers of the possibility of connecting tablets and smartphones to the multimedia complex, both through Bluetooth, and through USB-ports.

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Engine Range

Under the hood of the sports celebrity, you can see a 2.1-liter diesel engine that transmits 204 horsepower through the six-speed manual to the driving wheels, which makes it possible to accelerate to 150 mph, reaching the first hundred for an excellent 6.6 seconds.

Gasoline engines – it’s 1.6-liter (156 horsepower), 2.0-liter (184), 2.0-liter (245) and six-cylinder 3.0-liter (367 horsepower). The latter will give an opportunity to disperse the roadster to 155 miles per hour, reaching the first sixty in 4.7 seconds.

As the gearbox is already mentioned the above six-point manual transmission, as well as nine-speed automatic 9G-TRONIC.

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