Mercedes SLK Now 20 Percent More Efficient, From Beginning To End

Mercedes SLK Now 20 Percent More Efficient, From Beginning To End
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The 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK may look like just a gawky facelift. But under the skin and in its exhaust pipes lies a leaner, cleaner heart: the SLK200 with BlueEFFICIENCY, for example, reduces fuel consumption from 24 percent. Too bad it’s not available in America. But the entire range has been upgraded (efficiencized?) from beginning to… Continue Reading...

2012 Mercedes SLK Priced from $54,800; CLS from $71,300

2012 Mercedes SLK Priced from $54,800; CLS from $71,300
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Despite the nomenclature, both US bound CLS models will receive new engines, the former a twin-turbo 4.6-liter V-8 rated at 402 horsepower and 443 lb-ft of torque, will the AMG model gets the 5.5-liter twin turbo bent-eight. Continue Reading...

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK Debuts at Canadian International Auto Show

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2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK Debuts at Canadian International Auto Show
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Mercedes-Benz delivered a surprise at the Canadian International Auto Show today, giving the world premiere to the new SLK roadster. OK, technically it wasn’t the world premiere of the car, but that occurred at a private event in Stuttgart, so this is the first public showing of the luxury drop-top. With Merc’s new design, the… Continue Reading...

2012 Mercedes SLK Revealed in Leaked Promo Video

2012 Mercedes SLK Revealed in Leaked Promo Video
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The 2012 Mercedes SLK has been revealed online thanks to a leaked video that shows the new luxury convertible from every angle. Looking very much like the baby SL we expected it too, the 2012 SLK gets a more flat-fronted nose and many design cues from the new line of Mercedes products. The SLK will… Continue Reading...

2012 Mercedes SLK Teased With Magic Sky Control Roof

2012 Mercedes SLK Teased With Magic Sky Control Roof
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The folks at Mercedes just love gimmicky innovations. From the AirScarf to the AirCap in the new E-Class Cabriolet, now comes what will apparently be dubbed Magic Sky Control. According to the folks at AutoExpress, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK will make use of the new feature, which is teased in a shot of the retractable… Continue Reading...