Archive for the ‘Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class’ Category
2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC43 Performance Specs and Efficiency
Usually the last thing you will hear us talking about when we discuss one of the Mercedes-AMG vehicles is fuel economy. For a luxury car buyer, efficiency isn’t typically something they take into great consideration. However, with the 2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC43, both its performance specs and efficiency are aspects that drivers will greatly enjoy. This roadster is replacing a former fan favorite, the SLK55, but from what we have seen, it certainly looking like it is up to the task. (more…)
By now, you’re probably used to Mercedes-Benz tweaking its vehicle nomenclature. If not, we broke it down for you here. The good news is that after a year or so of changes, the Mercedes-Benz SLK becoming the SLC looks to be the last modification, so we can all settle in and get comfortable with the new naming convention (which is more intuitive than ever). (more…)
Have you ever been freezing cold while the person next to you is about to break a sweat? Of course you have. Long ago, Mercedes-Benz has taken that situation into account and has equipped its vehicles with dual-zone climate control to allow drivers and passengers to have their own temperature controls. Select models also have 3-zone climate control, allowing rear-seat passengers to have their own temperature zone.
But what happens when you’re in a convertible and the temperature outside the vehicle is changing the temperature you set on the climate controls? That’s where THERMOTRONIC Automatic Climate Control by Mercedes-Benz comes into the picture. (more…)
The introduction of the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class SUV may have led you to believe it was an all-new model. While there are many new aspects to the GLE-Class, the new model is the natural evolution of the M-Class SUV, which will no longer be part of the Mercedes-Benz lineup in 2016. The GLE-Class replacing the M-Class in name is just the beginning, however, as Mercedes-Benz is reworking its vehicle names to make the more intuitively understood in terms of size and segment.
To those unfamiliar with the brand, Mercedes-Benz’ alphanumeric naming principles can be a little confusing, but after this slight reworking of the names and with the help of this complete guide to understanding Mercedes-Benz new vehicles names, you’ll be able to decipher a GLE from a GLA with one eye closed. (more…)
The constant innovation of Mercedes-Benz has been apparent over the course of the past year with a number of all-new vehicles, including the recent debuts of the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and C450 AMG Sport. New model releases get headlines, but the technology and innovation within the Mercedes-Benz fleet are a big part of what makes those vehicles so great. One of those features is Magic Sky Control, which is available on Mercedes-Benz SL-Class and SLK-Class configurations. (more…)
What Does The SLK in Mercedes-Benz SLK mean?
The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class is one of the most thrilling roadsters available, and it has been for years. Based largely off its larger sibling, the SL-Class, the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class is the smaller, lighter version of a Mercedes-Benz roadster. In fact, its diminutive attributes are a part of its name, though you might not be able to tell without knowing what each of the letters mean. So we’ll take a minute to answer the question, “What does the SLK in Mercedes-Benz SLK mean” and discuss some of the roadster’s heritage so you know how it got where it is today. (more…)