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Report: The new AMG version of Mercedes-Benz’s SLK replacement, the SLC to get twin-turbo V6

The current generation Mercedes-Benz SLK has been with us since 2011 and as a result, it should be due for a heavy mid-cycle refresh very soon, similarly to its familial siblings, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the M-Class (renamed to the GLE), the GLK-Class (renamed to the GLC) and the new GL-Class replacement (renamed to the GLS). […]

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Report: Is Mercedes-Benz planning an Audi TT competitor?

AutoBild in Germany reports Mercedes-Benz might be interested in working on an Audi TT competitor in the near future. As usual, details are very limited with this rumor, but speculation suggests it could be built using the next-generation A-Class platform. Mercedes never really had a direct competitor to the Audi TT, so this would sort […]

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Mercedes and Ducati highlight partnership with SLK55 AMG, Streetfighter 848

Back in November 2010, Ducati and Mercendes-Benz AMG began a joint cooperation for marketing, appearances, and events. Continuing in that fashion, AMG and Ducati made an appearance at this year’s Bologna motor show together with a pair of machines made to match. Both the Ducati Streetfighter 848 and Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG were featured, coated in […]

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Vath tuned Mercedes-Benz SLK can hit a top speed of 205 mph

The 2012 Mercedes SLK R172 gets a tuning kit by Vath that adds quiet styling details and noticeable power upgrades. Performance packages are available for each variant, starting with the SLK 200 CGI, which kicks out 207-hp at 229 lb-ft of torque. The SLK 250 CGI is upgraded to 241-hp at 265 lb-ft of torque, […]

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2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG unveiled, goes from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds

Mercedes-Benz has just unveiled the most powerful SLK ever made: the new 2012 SLK55 AMG. The third-generation AMG model features the brand’s latest and greatest technology and kit. However, let’s start with the most important stuff. AMG’s new 5.5L V8 makes its way into the SLK55 AMG producing 415hp and 398 lb-ft of torques through […]

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Brabus tunes the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class

Brabus’ latest tuning project is the Mercedes-Benz SLK, subtly redone from the inside out. The interior upgrades include an aluminum pedal option, upholstery in either Alcantara or Mastik, and stainless-steel cuff plates. On the exterior of the SLK, Brabus lowerd the car 30mm, added a front lip spoiler, a trunk-mounted spoiler, a four-tailpipe exhaust, and […]

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2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG to get new 5.5L V8 with 4-cylinder fuel-economy

Mercedes-Benz AMG announced today that their engineers have developed a new 5.5 liter V8 engine that “combines powerful eight-cylinder performance with the economical fuel consumption of a four-cylinder.” How? The gain in fuel-efficiency is achieved by the AMG Cylinder Management cylinder shut-off system developed exclusively by Mercedes-AMG. “Thanks to fuel savings of around 30 percent […]

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Daimler’s first-quarter profits jump 71% with help of Mercedes in China

Daimler AG, owner of Mercedes-Benz, reported a 71 percent gain in first-quarter operating profits, crediting growing wealth in China with deliveries of the Mercedes-Benz S-class sedan. Daimler reported an in crease in earnings before interest and taxes to 2.03 billion euros ($3.01 billion) from 1.19 billion euros in 2010. Sales for Daimler increased 17 percent […]

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2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 350 price starts at $54,800

The third-generation 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK, which made its U.S. debut at the 2011 New York Auto Show, will be available to order at your local Benz dealership in June. Prices for the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 will start at $54,800 – excluding a $875 destination & delivery charge. “The 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK coupe/roadster represents the third […]

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2011 New York: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK makes stateside debut

One of the first widely sold retractable hardtop roadsters was revealed in its latest iteration earlier today at the 2011 New York Auto Show. The 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK offers a design that is very reminiscent of the current SL and in my opinion, is the best looking SLK yet. Of course, the retractable hardtop remains, […]

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New Sport Watch Hot 1998 Mercedes Benz Slk 230 Kompressor Charcoal Steering
2006 MERCEDES-BENZ SLK280 R171 #1 FRONT WINDSHIELD LEFT RIGHT A-PILLAR TRIM SILV picture
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(F+R Full Kit)4 Cross Drill & Slotted Disc Brake Rotors + 8 Semi-Met Pads(5lug)
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(Rear Kit)2 Heavy Duty Cross Drill & Slotted Brake Rotors + 4 Ceramic Pads(5lug)