Mercedes-Benz India brings in the adrenaline pumping SLK 55 AMG

Continuing its product offensive, Mercedes-Benz India today launched the much awaited, stunning and powerful roadster the SLK 55 AMG.

The SLK 55 AMG with its distinctively sporty looks, an inspirational sporty architecture combined with the trademark power packed performance of its naturally aspirated V8 AMG engine, promises an adrenaline gushing driving experience with unparalleled luxury and safety levels. The SLK 55 AMG embodies luxury as well as trend setting performance driving experience and underscores the sporty and performance aspects of Brand Mercedes-Benz.  

Eberhard Kern, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said: “The SLK 55 AMG packs sportiness and performance driving which are associated with the Mercedes-Benz and AMG brands. SLK 55 AMG delivers a passionate driving experience. This is the perfect car for all our customers and enthusiasts, who are passionate about performance driving and want an adrenaline gushing experience from their cars.

With its innovative features and state-of-the-art technology, the car proves not just to be an exhilarating experience for the driver but also a visual delight, making it a very fascinating car for our customers.”

The SLK 55 boasts of sleek lines and shapely contours demonstrating its supremacy with a bolder look. With symmetrically arranged headlamps and bumpers, the contours of the car invoke the car’s all powerful character. From the side and front, the car is sculpted to rise and glide like a powerful machine, exuding its lively, sporty presence. With authentic sporty trimmings, sweeping lines and stylish seating mechanisms, the interiors of the SLK 55 AMG have been intricately crafted to offer the pinnacle of luxury and comfort.

Designers and engineers have integrated new age technology with stylish designs in the SLK 55 AMG. Safety is an important benchmark for every Mercedes vehicle. The SLK 55 AMG has achieved the much coveted 5 stars in the Euro NCAP Crash Rating making it the epitome of safety. SLK 55 AMG makes use of a host of latest assistance systems supporting the driver; these include the drowsiness detection system ATTENTION ASSIST which predicts the level of driver attentiveness to provide an early warning of driver fatigue.

The parking guidance system PARKTRONIC aids in representing the recommended parking manoeuver. Other standard safety features in the SLK 55 AMG include PRE SAFE and ADAPTIVE BRAKE with ABS and ASR.

The signature style quotient continues with AMG carbon fibre trim and designo leather upholstery. The SLK 55 AMG roadster features COMMAND ONLINE six DVD changer and Harmon Kardon surround sound music system clubbed with ambient lighting in the cockpit along with the AMG performance steering wheel giving the roadster a serious sporty edge. The car also comes with a memory package including 4-way lumbar support and a seat belt in black.

The SLK 55 AMG features panoramic vario-roof with Magic Sky Control which is Mercedes-Benz’s statement of leadership in technological advancement, yet again. The third generation of the SLK family offers its driver a never before advantage as this meticulous design marvel transforms the SLK 55 AMG roadster into a coupé at the touch of a button.

This glass roof switches to light or dark as required at the press of a button; when light it is virtually transparent, offering an open-air experience even in cold weather.

The SLK 55 AMG is powered by a top-of-line V8 engine that produces an adrenaline pumping 421 hp@6800rpm with 540 Nm of torque@4500 rpm and is mated to the AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G-TRONIC transmission. The sizzling roadster sprints 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).

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