Mercedes SLC is the name of the substitute of the SLK

Mercedes-Benz presented to the surrogate of the SLK and said goodbye to the V8 engine the maximum power, in favor of a new V6 bi-turbo with a power less than 367 HP. Now known as SLC.

Mercedes-SLC-2016-1Mercedes-Benz renewed the roadster SLK at the same time took the opportunity to change your name, now that is called Mercedes SLC. It will be one of the news that the German firm will take the next Detroit Auto show that will take place in January.

new Mercedes SLC presents an outward appearance slightly renewed, which includes some improvements to its hard-top folding. The front features a new bumper, grille and headlights, which can optionally include headlights LED Intelligent Light System. In the posterior sector were renewed in the headlights, while the bumper received some improvements. The roof is operated electro-hydraulic received some improvements and now can be opened or closed at speeds of up to 40 km/h.


The version signed by AMG now uses a V6 bi-turbo with 367 HP.

The interior also won some improvements, such as your new sports steering wheel, as well as a instrument panel that has been improved, plus a new infotainment system with screen of 4.1 inches, in addition to new fixtures and moldings.

Along with the versions 2016, the system of assistance, active braking becomes part of the endowment of series, in addition to other systems such as the lane keeping, assistance proximity radar back and the warning of dead angle.

But one of the main changes has to do with the offer mechanics, as it gained a new engine for access: a 4 – cylinder turbo 1.6-liter, which produces 156 HP and allows you to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 7,9 seconds.

in Addition, in its version equipped and powerful, now called the SLC 43 AMG, replaced the V8 engine for a new V6 bi-turbo 3.0 liter in the front that produces 367 hp with 520 Nm of torque, which is associated with a change automatic nine-speed 9G-Tronic. This mechanical device allows you to speed up of 0 to 100 km/h in 4,7 seconds, while its top speed is limited to 250 km/h.

Other engines available are the SLC 200 with a gasoline engine 2.0 i-184 HP, the SLC 300 with a 2.0 i 245 HP and the SLC 250d with a diesel 2.0-liter with 204 HP. The SLC 180, and SLC 200 use a 6-speed manual transmission, while the automatic transmission 9G-TRONIC will be available as an option and will be standard on SLC-300, SLC 250d, and SLC 43.


Author: Adrian

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