Mercedes SLC 2016, all of the details: a new image is mechanical and more rational

Goodbye to the Mercedes SLK. Welcome Mercedes SLC. The convertible compact size Mercedes its name was changed to venture into this complete renewal of the range that we have been presented in the last few months the German manufacturer. A new image, new technology and mechanical… time to get to know all the details of the Mercedes SLC 2016!

What has changed in your exterior design?

Mercedes SLK was launched in 1996. Since then, they have sold 670.000 units.

With this facelift Mercedes has introduced new bumper, a new grill, a new design for the exhaust system and of course, a new level of optical where the LED has a greater role.

it has Also been caring for your hood. The retractable hard top can now be operated at speeds of up to 40 km/h and continues to offer us the system “Magic Sky Control,” which integrates a panoramic roof in this hard-top.

And what about on the inside?

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In the cabin of this new Mercedes SLC we find a new instrumentation and a general review of the materials used, new inserts, new skins, and improvements in the lighting set and a new steering wheel.

was Also present the review of rigor of the multimedia system offering a 7-inch screen in charge of starring in a multimedia system in which we find ourselves with an internet connection, voice control, player DVD, integration of the iPod and iPhone, the function of emergency call, bluetooth and 2 shots USB.

is made range of Mercedes SLC:

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For those who want a more sporty there is a sport package that lowers the height of the car by 10 mm to offer us a system of adaptive damping adapted to a more direct address.

range of the Mercedes SLC 2016 starts with a Mercedes SLC 180 156 horses, an alternative that is followed by the Mercedes SLC 200 184 horses and the Mercedes SLC 300, 245 horses. Of course, not an alternative to diesel, the Mercedes SLC 250d 204 horses nor an alternative prestacional with the seal AMG, a Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 give you all the details in a specific article.

Mapping the range, to be able to appreciate at a quick glance all specifications, we find:

Mercedes SLC 180: 4 in-line cylinders, turbo, 1.6 liter cubicaje, 156 hp at 5,300 rpm, 250 Nm of torque between 1,200 and 4,000 rpm, average consumption of 5.6 l/100 km (5.6 l/100 km), 0 to 100 km/h in 7.9 seconds (8.1 seconds) and maximum speed of 226 km/h (223 km/h). In brackets the data of the automatic version.

Mercedes SLC 200: 4 in-line cylinders, turbo, 2 litres of cubicaje, 184 hp at 5,500 rpm, 300 Nm between 1,200 and 4,000 rpm, average consumption of 6.1 l/100 km (5.7 l/100 km), acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 7 seconds (6.9 seconds) and a top speed of 240 km/h (237 km/h). In brackets the data of the automatic version.

Mercedes SLC 300: 4 in-line cylinders, turbo, 2 litres of cubicaje, 245 hp at 5,500 rpm, 370 Nm of torque between 1,300 and 4,000 rpm, average consumption of 5.8 l/100 km 0 to 100 km/ 5.8 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h. Only available with the automatic change of double 9G-Tronic.

Mercedes SLC 250d (diesel): 4 cylinders in line, turbocharged, 2.1-liter (2.143 cc), 204 hp at 3,800 rpm, 500 Nm of torque between 1,600 and 1,800 rpm, an average consumption of 4.4 l/100 km 0 to 100 km/h in 6.6 seconds and a top speed of 245 km/h. Only available with the transmission 9G-Tronic.

Surprised to find us as has rationalized the range to include the version SLC 180 and not be given succession, at least for now, the SLK 350, an alternative that had a V6 with 305 horses.

Now has selector driving mode:

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The name change responds to the search for greater coherence in the range. Its biggest rival is the Audi TT.

we can’t forget that, as it has done Porsche with the facelift of the 911, Mercedes has introduced in SLC a selector driving modes, an element that is already fully extended, which is responsible for affect, as we want to, on the response of the engine, the transmission, steering and suspension.

His assistants to the driving:

With the washing of face Wizard Active Braking becomes part of the endowment of series. It has also the function of warning proximity-based through-the-radar rear, useful for example when leaving a parking space back and to other attendees as the notice of dead angle, or the maintenance system in the lane Lane Assist.

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Gallery of images of the new Mercedes SLC 2016: