Continuing its product offensive, Mercedes-Benz launched the stunning and powerful roadster the SLK 55 AMG in the Indian market. The Roadster coupe packs sportiness and performance driving which are associated with the Mercedes-Benz and AMG brands.
The SLK 55 AMG is Mercedes-Benz India’s eighth product for the Indian market and the third AMG launch in 2013. The SLK 55 AMG is powered by naturally aspirated V8 AMG engine that produces an adrenaline pumping max power of 421 hp@6800rpm with 540 Nm of torque@4500 rpm. The engine is mated to the AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G-TRONIC transmission with computer controlled double-clutching capability and 3 driving modes: Controlled Efficiency, Sports and Manual.
The SLK 55 AMG does 0-100 km in 4.6 seconds and hits a top speed of 250 km/hr. The SLK 55 AMG is priced at Rs 1.26 crores ex-showroom New Delhi. The 2014 edition of SLK 350 is priced at Rs 71.9 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) and the CLS 350 is priced at Rs. 99.90 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).
Mercedes-Benz India ‘Dream Cars’ portfolio comprises the SLK-Class, the CLS-Class and the AMG range of vehicles and the German Luxury car maker plans to expand the portfolio by introducing more models at regular intervals.