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Mercedes-AMG considering Porsche 718 competitor - report

The board of management of Daimler is currently considering a proposal to develop a new smaller and more affordable Mercedes-AMG model. According to Autocar, the proposed new car will be targeted at the Porsche 718 range...

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Mercedes-Benz expands Takata recall
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Mercedes-Benz expands Takata recall

Mercedes-Benz Australia has expanded its Takata airbag recall campaign, which affects the 2006-12 model-year GL, ML and SLK model lines. The German marque says the number of units affected by the campaign has grown to 8817 vehicles – up from the 2850 previously reported...


Mercedes-Benz SLC won't be replaced - report
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Mercedes-Benz SLC won't be replaced - report

A new report indicates the Mercedes-Benz SLC won't be renewed for another generation. Overnight, Automobile magazine detailed parts of the three-pointed star's near-term sports car strategy. According to the publication's sources, the SLC has disappeared from the company's product cycle plan...


Mercedes-AMG Old v New: 2015 SLK55 v 2017 SLC43
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Mercedes-AMG Old v New: 2015 SLK55 v 2017 SLC43

To upgrade, or not to upgrade? That is the question. When a new model of the car you own is released, it's only natural to look at what has changed to see if the update is worth the time, effort, and most importantly, cost...


2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC43 review
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2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC43 review

Fresh name, new designation, the debut of a twin-turbo V6 heartbeat – is the Mercedes-AMG SLC43 the finest small roadster of the long 'SLK' lineage yet?


2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC pricing and specs
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2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications have been revealed for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC range, which replaces the SLK in the brand’s line-up. The SLC - an upgraded and facelifted version of the SLK it replaces - is available in four variants: the SLC180, SLC200, SLC300 and AMG SLC43...


Next Mercedes-Benz SLC could go front-wheel-drive
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Next Mercedes-Benz SLC could go front-wheel-drive

Along with the streamlined new naming conventions that fans are still coming to terms with, there's been a much more sensible and obvious platform-sharing arrangement of late within Mercedes-Benz. With more models moving onto a shared architecture, it is logical to consider that the next generation of Mercedes' renamed SLC range (previously SLK) might be underpinned by a front-wheel-drive platform in the future...


2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC Review: SLC300 and SLC43 AMG
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2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC Review: SLC300 and SLC43 AMG

Over two decades, the Mercedes-Benz SLK has built a small, solid fan-base in Australia, and now it is up to the newly refreshed and renamed 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC Roadster to carry on that tradition. Rename aside, the facelifted SLC is an SLK - but not quite as we know it. The facelift is only part of the story though, with the much-loved SLK55 AMG coming to an end, replaced by the AMG SLC43...


2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC: circa $70,000 starting price for Australia
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2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC: circa $70,000 starting price for Australia

The SLK moniker might be gone after two decades in the Mercedes-Benz portfolio, but the spirit of the model will live on in the newly-named and freshly facelifted SLC range. Revealed in December, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC range introduced the latest step in the German car maker's new brand-wide naming structure, along with a styling makeover, new technologies, and the introduction of the new AMG SLC43...


2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC revealed : Mercedes-AMG SLC43 V6 headlines renamed range, no more V8
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2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC revealed : Mercedes-AMG SLC43 V6 headlines renamed range, no more V8

The Mercedes-Benz SLC has been officially revealed, introducing another new nameplate to the German brand’s ranks while farewelling an iconic engine. Set to debut at next month's Detroit auto show, the SLC becomes the latest model to conform to Mercedes’ new naming structure, with the compact roadster trading its old SLK moniker for the new badge that aligns it with the brand’s ‘C’ family of vehicles (C-Class, GLC)...


Mercedes-Benz SLC convertible confirmed for 2016 Detroit auto show debut
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Mercedes-Benz SLC convertible confirmed for 2016 Detroit auto show debut

The Mercedes-Benz SLK will soon be no more. In its place will be the Mercedes-Benz SLC convertible, which CarAdvice has learned will be revealed at the 2016 Detroit auto show. The new Mercedes-Benz SLC drop-top will see some revisions compared with its forebear, including a revamped front-end design with new headlights and grille, a new rear bumper, a revamped interior and updated engine range...


Mercedes-Benz "SLC" spy photos
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Mercedes-Benz "SLC" spy photos

The facelifted Mercedes-Benz SLK has been spotted again, this time in what looks like AMG Sport trim. In line with the company's policy to rename its sport and SUV models based on their relationship to the brand's core lineup, the updated SLK will likely wear newly minted SLC badges. Despite the name change, the SLC will sport only a light visual refresh over the final-ever SLK-branded models...


Mercedes-Benz SLK facelift spy photos
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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...


Mercedes-Benz SLC: spy shots reveal Porsche-like rear
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Mercedes-Benz SLC: spy shots reveal Porsche-like rear

New spy images of Mercedes-Benz's forthcoming sports car have given us our best look yet at the new model, including its Porsche 911-like rear. Mercedes' all-new sports car is set to target the 911, and the latest images captured by CarAdvice's spy photographers in Germany uncover a progressively raked tailgate extending to a rounded rear end reminiscent of its hometown rival...


Mercedes-Benz SLC AMG: first taste of Porsche 911 rival
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Mercedes-Benz SLC AMG: first taste of Porsche 911 rival

A Mercedes-Benz SLC AMG test mule has been spied near the Nurburgring, giving us our first taste of the German manufacturer's upcoming Porsche 911 rival. Disguised with the body panels of the SLS AMG supercar, the Mercedes SLC will be roughly 150mm shorter than its big brother, riding on a more compact platform and sporting a shorter front overhang...


Mercedes-Benz SLC: all-wheel-drive sports car targets Porsche 911
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Mercedes-Benz SLC: all-wheel-drive sports car targets Porsche 911

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed to a UK car magazine that it will launch a compact all-wheel-drive sports car to take on the Porsche 911. The sports car has been anticipated as one of the numerous new models to be spun off the company's new 'MFA' modular platform that underpins the recently released Mercedes-Benz B-Class and will sit beneath the next-generation A-Class due here in early 2013, as well as a compact four-door 'coupe' and a baby SUV that will take on the Audi Q3 and BMW X1...


Mercedes-Benz SLC AMG to rival Porsche 911: report
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Mercedes-Benz SLC AMG to rival Porsche 911: report

Mercedes-Benz and its performance division AMG have reportedly given an official codename to a new V8 coupe it plans to build. According to Autocar in the UK, the car has been called the Mercedes-Benz SLC by a number of company officials and will be built specifically to rival the likes of the Porsche 911...


2010 Mercedes SLC Gullwing Spy Photos
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2010 Mercedes SLC Gullwing Spy Photos

In August we saw the first pictures of the “C197” testing in the States, now we have even more pictures of what will surely be Mercedes answer to the growing number of German supercars. The “Mercedes Gullwing” has often been referred to as the SLC, but we’re expecting the production version to have a new name and quite possibly sit under the AMG brand...


Spied: Mercedes-Benz SLC Gullwing
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Spied: Mercedes-Benz SLC Gullwing

It has been a year since the first “C197” was spotted testing in the States, at that time it was a cobbled together mule with several Viper parts bolted on. This time – with obvious gullwing doors – this would be considered an early or developmental prototype...