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2012 Mercedes SLK 55 AMG: First Official Video

Yesterday Mercedes-Benz revealed its new SLK 55 AMG, a model which will be unveiled in front of the audience at the upcoming Frankfurt Auto Show, next month. Now the German company released the first official trailer for the breathtaking new SLK 55 AMG.

The 2012 SLK 55 AMG comes with a newly developed AMG 5.5-litre V8 engine featuring cylinder shut-off combines the ultimate in performance with the lowest possible fuel consumption. With a peak output of 310 kW (422 hp) and maximum torque of 540 Nm, the SLK 55 AMG outperforms all of its direct competitors. Maximum speed is electronically limited at 250 km / h (155 mph) – 5461 cc (M152 naturally aspirated V8) . However, the new SLK AMG accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h (62 mph), in 4.6 seconds.

According to the manufacturer, its fuel consumption of 8.4 litres per 100 kilometres (NEDC combined) and CO2 emissions of 195 grams per kilometre are around 30 percent lower than those of its predecessor. High levels of driving dynamics are ensured thanks to the AMG sports suspension with Direct-Steer system, Torque Vectoring Brakes and 3-stage ESP®, as well as the AMG high-performance braking system. A particularly appealing addition to the range is the SLK 55 AMG “Edition 1″.

Finally, the following is a brief overview of pricing (all incl. 19% VAT):
– SLK 55 AMG: 72,590 euros
– SLK 55 AMG “Edition 1″: 85,520 euros with designo magno cashmere white paint: 89,447 euros
– AMG Handling package: 4,641 euros

For more details and pictures of this model, click here.

Source: Mercedes

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2 thoughts on “2012 Mercedes SLK 55 AMG: First Official Video

  1. More speed/less humiliation (how you prefer :))would be nice. Btw what is with the 8.4 l/100 km? Were they pushing the car when they made the test?

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