The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class​ is a compact luxury roadster, produced by Mercedes-Benz​. It was released in 1996 and had since been built at the Mercedes plant in Bremen, Germany, until the end of production in 2020. The second generation Mercedes-Benz SLK​, internally designated model R171, is a two-passenger, front-engine, rear-drive, retractable hardtop roadster, unveiled at the 74th Geneva International Motor Show — and manufactured and marketed for model years 2004–2010. Currently in its third generation and manufactured at Mercedes’ Bremen plant, the SLK nameplate designates Sportlich (sporty), Leicht (light), and Kurz (compact). With the release of the facelift R172 in 2016, the SLK-Class was renamed to SLC-Class.

Petrol: 1796 cc, Inline-4 cylinder, Supercharged, Mercedes-Benz M271 KE18ML engine, 181 HP power, 250 Nm torque, 0-100 kmph in 7.9 seconds, 232 kmph top speed, 12 kmpl average, 70 litre fuel tank, 5-speed automatic transmission, 1415 kg kerb weight

5 Variants: SLK 200 K, SLK 230 K, SLK 320, SLK 350, SLK 55 AMG

5 Upholsteries: Black fabric, Black leather, Grey leather, Beige leather, Gullwing red leather

Wheel: 16 inch AMG twin-spoke alloy

7 Colours: Green, Silver, Red, Blue, Grey, Black, White

Price range (Discontinued): Rs. 49.13 lakh – Rs. 1.50 crore (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

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