Replaced the cult roadster the Mercedes-Benz SLK, which was one of the bestsellers in its class almost from the start of vehicle production in 1996, the German company from Stuttgart has proposed a new model of 2017 Mercedes SLC.
2017 Mercedes SLC redesign
The exterior design of the car remained quite recognizable, even though he was corrected in accordance with the current corporate style used in other models of the automaker.
Among the features of the external appearance drew the attention of a new head optics. The original lights got arc stylish led running lights. Large grille of the car as if decorated with diamond pavé, and the lower part the powerful front bumper has an impressive diffuser. The manufacturer developed a new design of alloy wheels with dimension from 16 to 18 inches and used for the presented model.
The aft part of the car is decorated with new lights an unusual pattern led to the filling. Like front element, the rear bumper has a large diffuser, the edges of which is a horizontal exhaust system.
Foldable hard top “vario-roof” has survived the modernization, receiving improvements and becoming more comfortable for daily use. In addition, it is worth noting that the new 2017 Mercedes SLC roadster has got a partition between the section where one gets the upper hand, and a branch of trunk. Compact side window now can be raised and lowered with the roof removed, which significantly increases the level of sound comfort in the cabin of the car while traveling at high speed with an open top. The luggage compartment is small and can accommodate up to 335 litres of cargo, which, however, is quite a good indicator for a car of this class.
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2017 Mercedes SLC interior
Interior design Mercedes SLC 2017 is closely related to the interior design of the previous model. New element can note the lovely steering wheel, sports-trimmed at the bottom, as well as sports seats with pronounced lateral support and new headrests. In the Central part of the front panel are color screen multimedia center 7 inch. In addition, the developers have installed a 4.5-inch display the navigation system, placing it between the wells of the tachometer and speedometer on the dashboard. According to the customer the car can be personalised by replacing the strict two-colour combination of upholstery in a more original color options of leather with decorative aluminium inserts and carbon fiber.
2017 Mercedes SLC equipment
Even the basic version of the Mercedes-Benz SLC 2017 is equipped with the most advanced systems of active safety, including an innovative system Active Brake Assist and Lane Keeping Assist. On-Board electronics is able to recognize traffic signs and to control the movement of the vehicle relative to the road markings.
2017 Mercedes SLC engines and specifications
The car is available in several versions depending on the installed power unit. The German engineers came up with four petrol and one diesel motor for its novelty.
Diesel version of Mercedes-Benz SLC 250d is equipped with an engine a working volume of 2.1 liters, which develops maximum power of 204 HP with 500 Nm. In couple to this unit is installed modern 9-speed automatic transmission 9G-TRONIC. Modification of SLC 250d accelerates to the first hundred in just 6.6 seconds, top speed is electronically limited at around 245 km/h. the Developers promise a very modest fuel consumption at the level of 4.4 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers.
The initial version of the Roadster with a gasoline engine has an index SLC 180. This car has a 1.6-liter engine, outstanding power 156 HP at peak thrust indicator 250 Nm. For Junior petrol engine has 6-speed manual transmission or 9G-TRONIC. The dynamic characteristics of the machine are as follows: the acceleration of the Roadster with the “mechanics” of up to 100 km/h takes 7.9 seconds, maximum speed limit is fixed at around 226 km/h. To overcome 100 km the car will require on average 5.6 liters of fuel.
Next modification – Mercedes SLC 200 has a 2.0-liter engine maximum power of 184 HP and maximum pulling rate of 300 Nm. By default, the vehicle will aggregate the 6-band “mechanics”, optionally available improved box 9G-TRONIC. With a top speed of 240 km/h the car overcomes the mark of 100 km/h in 7 seconds. The fuel consumption of SLC 200 is about 6.1 liters per hundred.
Perhaps the most popular among fans of the model will have to use Mercedes SLC 300 2017. This modification is equipped with a 2.0-liter 245-horsepower engine, developing 370 Nm of maximum torque. In tandem to the engine identified the 9-step “automatic” 9G-TRONIC. The car has the acceleration of a racing car, reaching the speed of 100 km/h in 5.8 seconds and with a ceiling speed of 250 km/h.
The role of the flagship version Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster is given a modified Mercedes-AMG SLC 43. This car is equipped with the latest 6-cylinder engine Twin-turbo V6. The working volume of the engine is three liters and the maximum power is 367 HP Peak thrust top unit has the mark of 520 Nm. Together with the motor mounted gearbox 9G-TRONIC. Such a tandem allows the car to accelerate to 100 km/h in 4.7 seconds. Electronics limits the maximum speed value 250 km/h. In addition to the outstanding dynamic characteristics, the Mercedes SLC AMG has 43 distinctive features of the exterior design, relevant products court Studio AMG.
2017 Mercedes SLC release date and pricing
The price of the new Mercedes SLC 2017 will be announced after the January 2017 presentation, then manufacturer will start taking orders for the model.
Release date: early 2017
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