Mercedes-Benz launches SLK AMG 55 in India

Mercedes-Benz India today launched the powerful roadster, the SLK 55 AMG 55 at Rs 1.26 crores ex-showroom New Delhi. The SLK 55 AMG is powered by naturally aspirated V8 engine that produces massive 421 hp@6800rpm with 540 Nm of torque@4500 rpm and is mated to the AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G-TRONIC transmission. The SLK AMG roadster sprints 0-100 km in 4.6 seconds and hits a top speed of 250 km/hr. The AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G TRONIC transmission offers 3 drive modes—Controlled Efficiency, Sports and Manual.

SLK AMG 55 launched in India

SLK AMG 55 launched in India

The turntable draught stop AIRGUIDE ensures a comfortable ride during open-top motoring and is a unique feature in the roadster segment; it effectively protects the driver and passenger from draughts.

Mercedes-Benz-SLK55 AMG front three quarters

Mercedes-Benz-SLK55 AMG front three quarters

The eco start/stop function in the SLK 55 AMG reduces fuel consumption and emission by switching off the engine automatically when the car comes to a stop. Besides this the SLK 55 AMG also features pedestrian safety features like Active Bonnet.

Mercedes-Benz-SLK55 AMG interiors

Mercedes-Benz-SLK55 AMG interiors

To improve handling and responsiveness, the regular brakes and steering are upgraded to AMG High Performance Braking System and AMG Performance Steering Wheel, AMG rear axle differential locks and AMG Direct-Steer system.

Mercedes-Benz-SLK55 AMG engine

Mercedes-Benz-SLK55 AMG engine

The car features

  • – Standard AMG 18 inch 10 spoke alloy wheels painted in matte black
  • – Bi-xenon headlamps with Intelligent Light System with the Adaptive Brake Light flashing
  • – Eco start/stop system
  • – AMG handling package with AMG rear axle differential lock
  • – AMG carbon fibre trim and designo leather upholstery
  • – Harmon Kardon surround sound music system
  • – Panoramic vario-roof with Magic Sky Control
  • – Foldable hard top
Mercedes-Benz SLK AMG 55 side

Mercedes-Benz SLK AMG 55 side

The SLK 55 AMG is Mercedes-Benz India’s eighth product for the Indian market and the third AMG launch this year underlining Mercedes-Benz’s product. The company also plans to introduce other AMG products for Indian customers which are offered globally.

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