Friday, 6 December 2013

Mercedes-Benz Japan - SLK 55 AMG roadster

Mercedes-Benz Japan has finally launched the SLK 55 AMG roadster for ¥4,930,000. Under the hood, the roadster gets the 5.5-litre V8 engine that develops 421bhp and 540Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to a seven-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission, which transmits power to the rear wheels of the car. The SLK 55 AMG accelerates to 100kmph from standstill in mere 4.6 seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 250kmph. It sports AMG Sports suspension featuring torque vectoring brake and the AMG Direct-steer system. It comes equipped with AMG body styling with exclusive SLK 55 AMG front and rear aprons and side skirts, AMG high-performance internally ventilated and perforated disc brakes, AMG sports suspension, COMAND online with 6 DVD changer with HARMON KARDON surround sound, ECO Stop-start function and others.

Mileage

Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class TachoMeter
The SLK 200 KOMPRESSOR is powered by 1796cc of engine. This SLK 200 petrol engine is packed with both 6 Speed Manual Transmission and 5 Speed Automatic Transmission. The mileage is higher for manual transmission gearbox than the automatic one. The 6 Speed Manual Transmission makes changing of gears a joyful experience and offers a very smooth drive. This highly advanced engine provides an impressive mileage of 7.0 kmpl in the city roads and 11.2 kmpl on the highways.

The Mercedes Benz SLK 350 is powered by a petrol engine with a capacity of 3498 cc. This petrol engine is equipped with standard 6 Speed Manual Transmission and 7G TRONIC as optional. This not only provides a smooth shifting of gears but also helps in reduced vibrations and noises. The Inline type engine with 6 cylinders offer a mileage of 6.5 kmpl on urban roads and 10.1 kmpl on highways.

The Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG engine is endowed with 5439 cc engine capacity. The V8 cylinder arrangement of the engine is very fuel efficient and is endowed with AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G TRONIC Transmissions. This SLK 55 AMG engine delivers an impressive mileage of 6 kmpl in the city and 9.0 kmpl on highways

Power of Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class

Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Photos
The V8 engine is popular for delivering unmatchable performance, and with this it delivers top power of 421bhp and 540Nm of peak torque. The engine is also known for its responsive characteristics, while additionally it delivers refined performance. The V8 engine is effortless to drive with.

The SLK 200 KOMPRESSOR is a petrol engine which is packed with 1796 cc displacement. This SLK 200C petrol engine is equipped with both 6 Speed Manual Transmission and 5 Speed Automatic Transmission. This SLK 200 engine delivers an impressive power of 184 hp at 5500 rpm and a torque of 250 Nm at 2800-5000 rpm. This engine is very powerful and makes the car a great performer.

Mercedes Benz SLK 350 has a petrol engine with engine capacity of 3498 cc. The SLK 350 is packed with 6 cylinders and DOHC (Double Over Head Camshaft) valve configuration for reduced friction and higher torque. This in-line type SLK 350 engine is endowed with both 6 Speed Manual Transmission and 7G TRONIC as optional. The engine offers greater fuel efficiency with greater enhancements that are now ready to deliver even greater power and impressive torque. This highly powerful engine provides maximum power of 305 hp at 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 360 Nm at 4900 rpm.

The Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG engine is packed with 5439 cc engine capacity. The V8 cylinder arrangement In-line type engine is very fuel efficient and a great performer. The car is endowed with AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G- Tronic Transmission. The engine is very powerful and also very efficient and runs on roads very smoothly without any vibrations and noise. This powerful engine provides an impressive power of 265 Kw at 5750 rpm and a maximum torque of 510 Nm at 4000 rpm

Engine and Performance


The new Mercedes-Benz SLK AMG is powered with 5.5-liter V8 engine, which belts out maximum power output of 421bhp and top torque of 540Nm. Power is transmitted to rear wheels via an AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission. The vehicle can be driven in three different modes- Sports (S), Controlled Efficiency (C) and Manual (M). Apart from this, the Mercedes Benz SLK Class comes in three different types of engines- SLK 200 KOMPRESSOR, SLK 350 and SLK 55 AMG.
The SLK 200 KOMPRESSOR comes with a petrol engine with 1796 cc displacement. The petrol engine of Mercedes Benz SLK 200 is endowed with standard 6 Speed Manual Transmission and 5 Speed Automatic Transmission as an option. This transmission offers smooth and easy shifting of gears. The In-line type engine with R4 Cylinders arrangement offers clear emission and higher torque. The highly powerful petrol engine is very efficient and produces an impressive power of 184 hp at 5500 rpm and a torque of 250 Nm at 2800-5000 rpm.

Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class EngineThe Mercedes Benz SLK 350 also has a petrol engine with engine capacity of 3498 cc. This SLK 350 engine is packed with both 6 Speed Manual Transmission and 7G TRONIC as optional. The 6 Speed Manual Transmission makes changing of gears a joyful experience. The SLK 350 is packed with 6 cylinders and OHC valve configuration for reduced friction and higher torque. The engine has undergone many technical changes with greater enhancements that are now ready to deliver even greater power and impressive torque. This engine provides optimized oil supply to the friction bearing and delivers an impressive power of 305 hp at 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 360 Nm at 4900 rpm.


The Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG engine is packed with 5439 cc engine capacity. The V8 cylinder arrangement of the engine is very fuel efficient and the car is endowed with AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G- Tronic Transmission. Seven forward gears constantly provide optimum engine speed and deliver virtually imperceptible gear changes. When changing the gears, the 7G-TRONIC delivers extra-fast mid-range sprints by skipping individual gears. This powerful engine provides an impressive power of 360 hp at 5750 rpm and a maximum torque of 510 Nm at 4000 rpm.

Wheels

Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Wheels
The new AMG sports 18 inch 10 spoke alloy wheels that are in black matte finish. Moreover, the silver brake calipers over each wheel makes them look more attractive. It has even got prominent wheel arches that defines the side profile of the vehicle. The tyres are made to offer best off-road experience as they provide utmost grip of the road.

 

 

 

 

Braking & Handling


Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class DashBoardThe all new Mercedes Benz SLK Class is a luxurious sedan which is equipped with a very sound and dynamic braking system. The front brakes are disc type, internally ventilated and the rear brakes are also disc brakes, solid. The sound braking system of the the vehicle is very efficient in decelerating the car when needed. The car is also endowed with the ABS (Anti lock Braking System) and Brake Assist which is of great help in detecting hazardous driving situation and prevents wheel locking in the event of panic braking etc.

It also has dynamic stability and excellent control of the car all thanks to the powerful suspension in the car. The model too features AMG sports suspension which comes clubbed with torque vectoring brake and AMG Direct-Steer system. This excellent suspension available in the car is highly advanced and can control the stability and steering wheel of the car efficiently.

Safety and Security

Mercedes Benz SLK Class is a very safe car to drive on road. The luxury sedan is packed with both active and passive safety features. Mercedes has always taken care of the safety of its occupants and it continues to do by offering best in class safety features in all its sedan. The safeguards can tackle any contingency with ease.

Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SafetyIt is also equipped with the ESP (Electronic Stability Program) and BAS (Brake Assist System) that detects critical driving situations such as heavy over steer and under steer, critical steering movements, panic braking and emergency stops. The ESP processes the information received and initiates the preventive measures to protect the passengers from critical situations. Some of the actions and measures which are initiated by the above mentioned safeguards are automatic tensioning of front seat belts, automatic positioning of front passenger seat, automatic closure of side windows and tilting or sliding sunroof. The vehicle is endowed with bi-xenon headlamps that offer optimum visibility and makes your drive safer. The fog lamps present in the Mercedes Benz SLK Class offer clear vision in any type of weather conditions. The extremely rigid passenger cell and the crumples zone offer greater safety to the passengers. The head restraint comes as a standard feature on the front seats. When the sensor detects an impact from the rear, it thrusts the head restraint forwards in just few milliseconds and thus reduces the gap between itself and the occupant's head. It is also packed with airbags that offer protection against collision and also reduce the impact of injury. The belt pretension on the front seats and the outer rear seats offer greater safety to the occupants in the event of an accident.

SOURCE: Al AIn Japan