Mercedes SLK 55 AMG to Launch in India on 2nd December
Mercedes Benz India has confirmed that Mercedes SLK 55 AMG will launch in India on 2nd December. The SLK 55 AMG is powered by a 5.5 litre V8 engine that punches out 421Bhp and 539Nm of torque. SLK accelerate from 0-100kmph in 4.6 sec and a top speed of 250kmph.
The engine is mated with the AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G-TRONIC PLUS seven-speed automatic transmission which offers three driving modes – Controlled Efficiency (C), Sport (S) and Manual (M). It is 30 percent more efficient than the previous version with a fuel efficiency of 11.89kmpl.
To differentiate the SLK 55 AMG from standard SLK, , visually and mechanically, AMG fits the car with front and rear aprons and side skirting, ventilated and perforated disc brakes, AMG sports suspension, Nappa leather upholstery, and 18-inch AMG alloy wheels. To improve the handling and responsiveness, the regular brakes and steering are upgraded by performance-oriented Torque Vectoring Brake and AMG Direct-Steer system.