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Mercedes-Benz SLK 200, 350 launched

Mercedes-Benz Australia has launched the third-generation SLK with prices starting from $82,900. The new Mercedes-Benz SLK 200 and SLK 350 ($118,900) will start the line up before the SLK 250 and SLK 55 AMG arrive early next year. Having been in the Mercedes lineup for 15 years, the SLK name badge has well and truly earned its place as a reputable roadster...

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG details and images released

The 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG has been revealed ahead of its official international unveiling set to take place at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show next month. The new convertible is powered by a 5.5-litre V8 and comes with special AMG sports seats, revised chassis and suspension, special AMG trimmings and a neat AMG bodykit...

Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 CDI under consideration for Australia

Mercedes-Benz has announced the launch of its latest SLK model, the 250 CDI - yes, it's a diesel drop top. But don't think it will be a tiny mill which is only engineered to save fuel. The 2.1-litre engine propels the SLK 250 CDI from 0-100km/h in just 6.7 seconds, thanks to its abundance of power and torque. How much, I hear you ask? Get this - 150kW and a staggering 500Nm...

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG to get new 5.5L V8

According to recent international reports, the new 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG will get a naturally-aspirated 5.5-litre V8. The engine will be based on the new twin-turbo unit seen in the new CL63 AMG. Retaining the twin-turbo setup would have placed the new SLK ahead of the SL in terms of performance, so Mercedes-Benz have had to remove the turbochargers...

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK at Australian International Motor Show 2011

Mercedes-Benz has pulled the wraps off the new 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK at the 2011 Australian International Motor Show in Melbourne. This is the first time the Australian public has had a chance to get a glimpse of the new model. This is the SLK's third generation now and it comes with an all-new design in tune with the latest Mercedes-Benz design philosophy...

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG spy shots almost reveal all

Mercedes-Benz and AMG have been caught testing the next-generation Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG on the Nurburgring in Germany. It looks like testing is in its final stages with the new model, as these spy shots show much of the bodywork is ready to be shown to the public. Covered by typical black tape and sheeting, this test mule does provide a little glimpse of what to expect in terms of front end design...

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK coming to Australia by June

After countless leaks and sneak peaks, the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK has been officially revealed in a series of images. Set to make its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March, Mercedes-Benz Australia’s David McCarthy today told CarAdvice the new SLK was expected to arrive in local showrooms at the end of the second quarter, most likely in June...

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK revealed in trademark images

As is the way these days, just before a motor show's official reveal, images of new model car just happen to appear on the internet. The latest victim is the Mercedes-Benz SLK. Seen before in a leaked promotional video, the new SLK has appeared in a trademark application, and shows itself to be every bit the baby SL-Class...

Video: 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK with Nico Rosberg

Following a full-length promotional video that leaked onto the internet earlier this month (which Mercedes-Benz subsequently ordered be taken down for copyright reasons), the German manufacturer has released an official teaser clip of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK on its own terms...

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK leaked

Note: Video has been removed at the request of Mercedes-Benz. A French promotional video of the upcoming 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK hardtop convertible has leaked onto the internet ahead of the German brand’s planned unveiling of the new hardtop convertible...

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK new spy shots inside and out

The next generation 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK looks as though it will offer a much more modern and flush design than the frilly existing model. Here we see the new SLK prototype being driving around suburbs with very little camouflaging. Just a few strips of black sheeting over the edges of the car, revealing straighter more crisp contours...