Mercedes announces specification for new SLC roadster

*NOW UPDATED WITH VIDEO* Mercedes-Benz has announced equipment specification for its new SLC roadster model.

Model Engine Power Torque 0-100kph Top speed Weight Basic price
SLC AMG 43 V6, 2996cc 367bhp @ 5500-6000rpm 520Nm (383lb ft) @ 2000-4200rpm 4.7secs 250kph TBC $66,200
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Mercedes has released specification details for the new SLC roadster model.

Engine options available include a 2.0-litre petrol unit, which produces 184bhp (SLC 200) or 245bhp (SLC 300) and a diesel option of a 2.1-litre 204bhp for the SLC 250d. At the top of the range is a 3.0-litre V6 biturbo engine for the AMG SLC 43, which offers performance of 367bhp and a 0-100kph of 4.7seconds, while its top speed is electronically limited to 250kph. The SLC 200 is available as standard with a six-speed manual gearbox or the optional 9G-Tronic automatic transmission, while the SLC 300 comes with the 9G-Tronic gearbox as standard.

Two model lines are available; Sport and AMG Line. Standard equipment includes re-designed halogen headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights, new sports exhaust system, sports pedals, LED tail lights, chrome-plated twin exhaust system and remote boot lid release. Sport models come with 17-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, while the AMG Line offers 18-inch AMG multi-spoke alloys. Inside, a light carbon-grain trim comes as standard on the SLC 200, SLC 300 and SLC 250d, while the SLC 43 is available with dark carbon-grain trim.

The AMG SLC 43 meanwhile adds an AMG Performance steering wheel in nappa leather and dinamica combined with red contrast stitching, Airscarf neck-level heating, parking guidance, AMG sports suspension; AMG sports exhaust system, AMG handling package, and AMG high-performance braking system with red–painted brake calipers.

Prices are set to start from $43,193 for the entry-level SLC 200 Sport, and $66,200 for the SLC AMG 43.

Source – Mercedes-AMG

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