Mercedes-Benz SLK200 alternatives

Latest model: Mercedes-Benz SLK200 Kompressor 2005
Mercedes-Benz SLK200 Kompressor 2005More appealing, more comprehensive and sportier than its predecessor, this attractive two-seater will be celebrating its European sphere release in March 2004. The new model provides a choice of three new engines with a performance range extending from 120 Kw/163 hp to 265 Kw/360 hp. This contains - for the first time in this car class - an eight-cylinder supplied by Mercedes-amg. The SLK 350 is powered by a new 200 Kw/272 hp V6 motor delivering dynamic driving pleasure.

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The second generation of this two-seater again captivates the eye with its sophisticated layout featuring details reminiscent of Formula motor racing. This class allows the SLK to uphold its reputation as a trendsetter and a technology leader among the sports vehicles in this class. A further development of its vario-roof transforms this roadster into a coupé in just 22 seconds. The range of traditional equipment also contains head-thorax sidebags, adaptive front airbags and two-stage belt force limiters. Mercedes developers have added even more sports refinement to the suspension, steering and manual transmission.

As a global first, Mercedes-Benz is product the AIRSCARF neck-level heating system. This provides a flow of warm air from the headrests at the touch of a control, thereby enabling SLK occupants to keep the roof down even when there is a chill in the air. This extends the top-down driving season to the full calendar year. Automatic conditioning, bi-xenon headlamps with cornering light, COMAND and the original 7G-TRONIC 7-speed automatic transmission add to the technological innovations which can now be supplied as features to the Slk-class for the first time.

The new Mercedes roadster is now taking the place of its predecessor, a vehicle which has delighted more than 308000, owners since it first appeared in the autumn of 1996. Worldwide, this model holds the number one position in this sphere segment and has already established itself as a symbol for the new, dynamic make picture of Mercedes-Benz.