New Mercedes Benz SLK 350 is Here


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Yesterday, Mercedes Benz India officially debuted the New SLK 350. The car is available at a price tag of Rs.61 Lakhs (Ex.Showroom) and comes loaded with various features. Read full information below.

  • SLK pioneered the Roadster segment in the world. With the SLK, Mercedes-Benz reinvents the Roadster yet again; introduces the world’s first Magic Sky Control

  • Rated as one of safest cars in its class: Awarded the Euro NCAP 5 Star Safety Ratings

  • · Combines fun with responsibility: Powered by 3.5L engine; yet implementing BlueEFFICIENCY measures which ensures optimal performance and environment compatibility
Mercedes-Benz India today unveiled the exemplary and stunning New generation SLK 350, showcasing its distinctively aggressive design and an impressive sporty architecture, mirroring the sharp lineage of the SLS-AMG and the SL Class. Adding another highlight to Mercedes-Benz India’s luxury car portfolio, this engineering marvel introduces the ‘MAGIC SKY CONTROL’ panoramic vario-roof for the first time ever. Blending sporty inspiration with unrivalled safety, the New SLK embodies the luxurious performance of trend setting technology.

Mr. Debashis Mitra, Director Sales & Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India: “The New SLK 350 is one of the most revolutionary products to come from the stable of Mercedes-Benz! Demonstrating the rich blend of sophistication with the latest in design and technology, the car is a testament to our continued endeavor to offer a thrilling experience to our customers. With its powerful innovative features and state of the art technology, the car proves not just to be an exhilarating experience to the driver but also a visual delight, consolidating its status as a benchmark product world over.”

For the first time ever – MAGIC SKY CONTROL
Proving yet again its leadership in technological advancements, this stunning roadster takes its pioneering concept of the vario-roof to a New level, with the introduction of the world’s first ‘Magic Sky Control’ panoramic vario-roof. The third generation of the SLK family offers its driver a never before advantage, as this meticulous design breakthrough transforms the roadster into a coupé at the touch of a button. Blending harmoniously into the overall design, the roof offers a brighter and more natural interior, offering a spectacular view of the skies.

Supreme design mirroring leadership in technology
Designed to be thrilling, powerful and yet royal, the SLK 350 boasts of sleek lines and shapely contours demonstrating its supremacy with a bolder look. With symmetrically arranged headlamps and bumpers, the contours of the car invoke the car’s all powerful character, as the hallmark Mercedes V-Shape adds the final finishing touch. From the side and from the front, the car is sculpted to rise and glide likes a powerful machine, exuding its lively, sporty presence. With authentic sporty trimmings, sweeping lines and stylish seating mechanisms, the interiors of the SLK have been intricately crafted to offer the pinnacle in luxury and comfort.

Ingenious material mix and high levels of safety.
The striking New SLK 350 impresses with the New BlueEFFICIENCY technology, unleashing a slew of revolutionary features for the most tempting driving experience. Designers and engineers have integrated superior maintaining the edge in new age technology accompanied with stylish designs. Safety is an important benchmark for every Mercedes vehicle. The SLK 350 has achieved the much coveted 5 stars in the Euro NCAP Crash Rating making it the epitome in safety. The third generation of the powerful trend-setter will make use of a whole host of the latest assistance systems to support the driver. These include the drowsiness detection system ATTENTION ASSIST which predicts the level of driver attentiveness to provide an early warning of overtiredness. The parking guidance system PARKTRONIC aids in representing the recommended parking manoeuver.

SLK-Class: Engine specifications
The New SLK-Class is equipped with a V6 engine and a capacity of 3.498cc with a 306hp output and 360Nm torque making its engine a force to reckon with. The exemplary efficiency is coupled with a torque that offers a high level of responsiveness making this roadster impressive in every aspect.

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Here's the feature sheet:


Mercedes Benz SLK 350 features
1) EuroNCAP 5 Star safety (one of the safest cars in its class)

2) Magic Sky Control – Panaromc VarioRoof (opaque to transparent at the touch of a button)

3) Adaptive headlamps and Daytime running lamps

4) Air scarf system – Mercedes’ marketeer says a warmer for the driver’s neck region

5) 17 inch ten spoke alloys

6) Electronic parking brake that clears up space between seats

7) 6 CD changer, telephone keypad – operated via a Multi-function stereo
 
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The Benz SLK 350 is my dream car for sure. The other day I saw the video on Youtube of how the Magic Sky control works and it was amazing to see the level of technology that are part of the automotive industry these days, and to add to it the 6 CD change feature is great news for people like me who enjoy listening to music while they drive.[clap]Cant wait for a test drive
 
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Mercedes Benz has dropped an invite to us for the launch of upcoming SLK 55 AMG at New Delhi on 2nd December. Do watch this space for more details.

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Mercedes Benz has rolled out SLK 55 AMG at starting price of Rs.1.26 crores (Ex. showroom, Delhi).
Eberhard Kern, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said: “The SLK 55 AMG packs sportiness and performance driving which are associated with the Mercedes-Benz and AMG brands. SLK 55 AMG delivers a passionate driving experience. This is the perfect car for all our customers and enthusiasts, who are passionate about performance driving and want an adrenaline gushing experience from their cars. With its innovative features and state-of-the-art technology, the car proves not just to be an exhilarating experience for the driver but also a visual delight, making it a very fascinating car for our customers.”

Eberhard Kern further added, “The SLK 55 AMG is Mercedes-Benz India’s eighth product for the Indian market and the third AMG launch this year underlining our product offensive which created a lot of excitement in the luxury car market. With SLK 55 AMG we unleash our AMG product offensive for the Indian market as we plan to introduce the remaining AMG products from our global portfolio, for the Indian customers. We are happy with the growing customer base for the high-end AMG cars in India and are confident that these cars will continue to have increased customer traction.”

Leadership in technology reflected in sportiness and design:

The SLK 55 boasts of sleek lines and shapely contours demonstrating its supremacy with a bolder look. With symmetrically arranged headlamps and bumpers, the contours of the car invoke the car’s all powerful character. From the side and front, the car is sculpted to rise and glide like a powerful machine, exuding its lively, sporty presence. With authentic sporty trimmings, sweeping lines and stylish seating mechanisms, the interiors of the SLK 55 AMG have been intricately crafted to offer the pinnacle of luxury and comfort.

Ingenious material mix and high levels of safety

Designers and engineers have integrated new age technology with stylish designs in the SLK 55 AMG. Safety is an important benchmark for every Mercedes vehicle. The SLK 55 AMG has achieved the much coveted 5 stars in the Euro NCAP Crash Rating making it the epitome of safety. SLK 55 AMG makes use of a host of latest assistance systems supporting the driver; these include the drowsiness detection system ATTENTION ASSIST which predicts the level of driver attentiveness to provide an early warning of driver fatigue. The parking guidance system PARKTRONIC aids in representing the recommended parking manoeuver. Other standard safety features in the SLK 55 AMG include PRE SAFE and ADAPTIVE BRAKE with ABS and ASR.

The signature style quotient continues with AMG carbon fibre trim and designo leather upholstery. The SLK 55 AMG roadster features COMMAND ONLINE six DVD changer and Harmon Kardon surround sound music system clubbed with ambient lighting in the cockpit along with the AMG performance steering wheel giving the roadster a serious sporty edge. The car also comes with a memory package including 4-way lumbar support and a seat belt in black.

Exteriors

The exteriors are sure to catch one’s attention with the standard AMG 18 inch 10 spoke alloy wheels painted in matte black whose sporty looks are further accentuated by the attractive silver brake calipers. The Bi-xenon headlamps with Intelligent Light System clubbed with the Adaptive Brake Light flashing and the active bonnet further enhance the exquisiteness of this roadster. The SLK 55 AMG features panoramic vario-roof with Magic Sky Control which is Mercedes-Benz’s statement of leadership in technological advancement, yet again. The third generation of the SLK family offers its driver a never before advantage as this meticulous design marvel transforms the SLK 55 AMG roadster into a coupé at the touch of a button. This glass roof switches to light or dark as required at the press of a button; when light it is virtually transparent, offering an open-air experience even in cold weather. In its dark state the roof provides welcome shade and prevents the interior from heating up when the sun’s rays are very intense. In other words: a feel-good atmosphere at the touch of a button. The illuminated AMG door sills add to the luxurious feel.

Engine and Transmission:

The SLK 55 AMG is powered by a top-of-line V8 engine that produces an adrenaline pumping 421 hp@6800rpm with 540 Nm of torque@4500 rpm and is mated to the AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G-TRONIC transmission. The sizzling roadster sprints 0-100 km in 4.6 seconds and hits a top speed of 250 km/hr promising its occupants a ride to remember. The AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G TRONIC transmission offers 3 drive modes—Controlled Efficiency, Sports and Manual. The turntable draught stop AIRGUIDE ensures a comfortable ride during open-top motoring and is a unique feature in the roadster segment; it effectively protects the driver and passenger from draughts. The eco start/stop function in the SLK 55 AMG reduces fuel consumption and emission by switching off the engine automatically when the car comes to a stop. Besides this the SLK 55 AMG also features pedestrian safety features like Active Bonnet.

The AMG touch

The SLK 55 AMG features the AMG Handling package which comprises of AMG rear axle differential lock, AMG High Performance Braking System, AMG Performance steering wheel with nappa leather/Alcantara® inserts in the grip areas. The SLK 55 AMG also features front and rear aprons, side skirting, mesh grille, ventilated and perforated disc brakes, AMG Sports Suspension, designo leather upholstery, 18-inch AMG alloy wheels and the AMG sports exhaust. To improve handling and responsiveness, the regular brakes and steering are upgraded to AMG High Performance Braking System and AMG Performance Steering Wheel, AMG rear axle differential locks and AMG Direct-Steer system.
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Mr. Eberhard Kern_ Managing Director and CEO Mercedes-Benz India at the launchof SLK 55 AMG-5.JPG

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