Category Archives: SLK-Class

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG and Ducati Streetfighter 848: Mercedes-AMG and Ducati highlight cooperation

Mercedes-AMG and Ducati stage joint appearance at the Bologna Motor Show (3 – 11 December 2011): the new SLK 55 AMG and the new Ducati Streetfighter 848 – both finished in “Streetfighter yellow” – are to go on show to the public at the north Italian motor show in a move set to underscore the importance of the cooperation entered into by Mercedes-AMG and Ducati one year ago. Continue reading Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG and Ducati Streetfighter 848: Mercedes-AMG and Ducati highlight cooperation

SLK 250 CDI: Roadster with Powerdiesel

The introduction of the new SLK 250 CDI by Mercedes-Benz not only marks the continuation of the company’s unique diesel engine heritage, but also serves to counter in impressive style the common misconception that diesel engines and sports cars are incompatible. The four-cylinder diesel engine in the Roadster delivers 150 kW (204 hp) from a displacement of just 2.2 litres to give the two-seater its characteristic sporty temperament. The sprint from zero to 100 km/h takes just 6.7 seconds – true sports car performance. Continue reading SLK 250 CDI: Roadster with Powerdiesel