Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG


With its 5.5-litre V8 engine putting out an impressive 360 hp, the new SLK 55 AMG is the ultimate powerhouse in the SLK-Class. Speedshift 7-speed automatic transmission, high-performance brake system and AMG Sports Suspension combine to give an exceptional driving experience.

Eye-catching 18-inch AMG light-alloy wheels, twin chromed tailpipes and AMG bodystyling give the SLK 55 AMG a dynamic presence on the road. Its ergonomic AMG sports steering wheel with gearshift buttons, AMG sports seats, tactile nappa leather trim and top-quality AMG instrument cluster ensure the interior is just as impressive.


SLK 55 AMG: £51,585.00 *

* Recommended on-the-road price: these prices reflect the Road Fund Licence applicable to the standard model plus £613.93 additional costs necessary to put your car on the road. Included are a standard UK delivery charge (£489.36 incl. VAT), new vehicle registration fee (£55.00), number plates (£19.57 incl. VAT) and fuel (£50.00 incl. VAT)

VAT is calculated at the standard rate of 15.0%

Some of the Features

7G-Tronic 7-speed automatic transmission with Tipfunction, AMG Speedshift, cruise control and Speedtronic variable speed limiter

Aerial on rear wing

AMG Alloy wheels (4) - multispoke design.
Front: 7.5J x 18 (225 / 40 tyres), Rear: 8.5J x 18 (245 / 35 tyres)

AMG bodystyling with exclusive AMG front apron

AMG high-performance braking system with composite front brake discs

AMG spoiler lip on the boot lid

AMG sports exhaust system with twin-chrome tailpipes (2)

AMG Sports Suspension

Bi-xenon headlamps incl. headlamp wash

Door mirrors - electrically operated and heated

Electric-hydraulic vario-roof

Remote boot release

Spare wheel - space saver

Tinted glass


Arrangement / cylinders / valves
V / 8 / 24

Bore / stroke (mm)
97.0 / 92.0

Total displacement (cc)


Power (hp at rpm)
360 / 5,750

Torque (Nm at rpm)
510 / 4,000

Top speed (mph)

Acceleration 0-62 mph (s)

Fuel consumption (mpg)

City 16.0

Extra urban 32.1

Combined 23.5

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