Mercedes-Benz SLC 2017

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Mercedes-Benz SLC 2017

Mercedes-Benz presented the SLC, which will be launched on the market in January of 2016. The car features a “diamond” grille, new front lights that have LED daytime running lights, a new front bumper, a new rear bumper with an integrated diffuser and new LED rear lights.

Mercedes-Benz SLC 2017

The interior features a new instrument panel, new decorations, a 7 inch screen on center console, a new, sport steering wheel, while the optional equipment includes a new, three-spoke, flat-bottom steering wheel lined with leather and microfiber. As for the roof, it opens or closes at speeds up to 40 km/h.

The Mercedes-Benz SLC is available in 4 versions: the SLC 180, SLC 200, SLC 300 and SLC 250 d. The first one is equipped with a turbocharged, four-cylinder 1.6 liter gasoline engine that delivers 156 hp at 5,300 rpm and 250 Nm of torque from 1,200 to 4,000 rpm, that enable it to accelerate to 100 km/h from a standstill in 7.9 seconds with its top speed reaching 226 km/h.

The SLC 200 and SLC 300, are driven by a 2 liter, turbocharged gasoline engine, that in the first case yields 184 hp and 300 Nm of torque, while in the second one 245 hp and 370 Nm. As for the SLC 250 d, it is equipped with a four-cylinder 2.1 liter turbo diesel engine that delivers 204 hp at 3,800 rpm.

Mercedes-Benz SLC 2017

At the top of the range we find the AMG version, that is powered by a 3 liter twin-turbo V6 engine producing 367 hp and 520 Nm of torque, combined with a 9G-Tronic, automatic transmission, that helps the car to do the 0-100 km/h in 4.7 seconds, while its top speed reaches 250 km/h.

Finally, the 2017 Mercedes SLC will be equipped with a series of security systems, such as the Active Brake Assist, which automatically brakes the car to reduce the risk of collision.