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Mercedes-Benz SLK facelift spy photos

Car Advice's spy photographers have managed to capture a prototype of the facelifted Mercedes-Benz SLK roadster. As far as facelifts go, this one will be pretty mild. At the front, the revised car will sport a different set headlights, and a tweaked grille living within a new front bumper. Out the back, the updated roadster will feature a new rear bumper...

2015 Mercedes-Benz SLK gets new engines and transmissions

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz SLK has been unveiled with new engines and transmissions at the bottom end of the range. The entry-level SLK200 trades its turbocharged 1.8-litre four-cylinder petrol engine for a larger 2.0-litre turbo. Its peak power output is unchanged at 135kW, though torque climbs 30Nm to 300Nm. The same 2...

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK250, SLK55 AMG on sale in Australia

Mercedes-Benz has launched the SLK250 and SLK55 AMG in Australia, boosting the new sports car line-up with a mid-spec model and a high-performance flagship. The SLK250 slots between the SLK200 and SLK350, which introduced the third-generation hardtop roadster to Australia back in August 2011. With a starting price of $91,900, the SLK250 is $9325 cheaper than the model it replaces...

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...