2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK prototype spied

The Germans are certainly a resourceful bunch with the third generation Mercedes-Benz SLK already well into development despite still being three years away from its scheduled arrival.
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These crystal clear images of the heavily disguised prototype reveal the new model to be much sharper and more upright than the current model, also losing its F1-inspired front end.

When it debuts, expect the new SLK to fall in line with current Mercedes design trends which have already been applied to the C-Class and E-Class range.

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK prototype spied

New to the range will be LED daytime running lights, with a metal folding roof to remain as standard.

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