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new Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Review: new Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class

If you keep a survey of the automobile market, you will find that technically advanced cars are getting launched on a regular basis. These cars imbibe the best features that are currently available in the market. All leading carmakers are trying to be innovative and simultaneously looking forward to provide their customers with the best from their investment. Mercedes have been amongst the few makers, who have been continuously providing the market with new cars. 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK55 AMG Roadster, another of its creation, is sure to set the market ablaze.

With a 24 valve 5.5 liter 355 hp engine, 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK55 AMG Roadster gives a great performance. It gives 14 mpg within the city and at 20 mpg on the highway. Its automatic transmission in the car is electronically controlled.

2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK55 AMG Roadster has an independent multi-link suspension, both at the front and the rear. The front suspension is equipped with anti-die geometry, shock absorbers and coil springs. The rear suspension is also equipped with anti-squat geometry and alignment control.

This car has electronic-brake assistance. All the four wheels in 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK55 AMG Roadster are provided with anti-lock brakes. Ventilated power disc brakes in the front and rear provide great braking control in the car. There is also a vehicle stability system present in it.

Seats in 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK55 AMG Roadster are two tone leather seats from Nappa. The front power seats can be adjusted in 8 ways. The car also has a power lumbar support. The seats at the front are reclining sport bucket-seats provided with adjustable headrests and heights.

The exterior body of the 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK55 AMG Roadster has nano-particle paint, which is resistant to scratch. Body colored bumpers are present both at the front and rear. A spoiler is also present at the rear. Its headlights are halogen lights with projector beam feature in them. It also has a hard power convertible top.

2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK55 AMG Roadster is a comfortable car. The comfort in the car is evident from the cargo area and passenger cabin carpets. Carpeted floor mats are there at the front of the car. Its instrument panel and center console have an alloy-interior trim. The doors have been given a silver-alloy trim.

Safety features in the 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK55 AMG Roadster is worth mentioning. There are pretensioners with force-limiters present at the front. A safety roll-bar is also present, which is made of steel. Apart from them, there are regular airbags that deploy in dual stages. Airbags are also present for safety of the knee. In case of any thefts, the car can be tracked with the help of the vehicle–theft tracking system present in it. It also has an engine immobilizer and alarm to thwart any stealing attempt.

With such exemplary features in 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK55 AMG Roadster, it is sure to acquire a huge fan following in the coming years.

Tech Specs

Body: 2-door convertible

Engine: 5.5 liter V8, 355 hp

Transmission: 7-speed automatic

Torque: 376 units

Power: 355 hp

Tires: SBRP225/40ZR18 (front) and SBRP245/35ZR18 (Rear)

Verdict:

For: Economic drive provided by the car

Against: Interior designing could have been much better than it actually is

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