The goal of Mercedes is the SLC to be purchased by younger people which justifies it’s modern design.Official pictures have not been released yet, but the renderings show what the car will probably look like.
The car with will use a different aluminum chassis than the SLS and will not have gullwing doors, as the engineers want to keep the weight and cost low and increase the strength. It will initially be available only in a coupe version but it is certain that it will be followed by a cabrio version.
It will weigh about 1,550 kg and will be available with three different engines. The entry-level (to be presented in 2016), will be a 3.0-liter V6 with 333 hp and it will cost approximately $ 110.000. Then there will be a V8 4.0 liter engine producing close to 485 hp and 677 Nm of torque, the cost of the car with this engine will be $ 127.000
Finally the SLC S version will be equipped with a V8 twin-turbo 5.5 liter engine producing 585 hp and 749 Nm of torque, with an aceleration of 0-100 km / h in 4.5 seconds and a top speed of 300 km / h.
A performance package will also be available with ceramic disc brakes and bucket seats and the price is expected to be $183.000. Both of the V8 engines will be fitted with an automatic
7 relation gearbox and a limited slip differential.The Mercedes SLC will go in production in 2015.