Mercedes-Benz has officially unveiled their 2012 SLK roadster. The car comes with Mercedes-Benz’s 3.5 liter V6 featuring 302 bhp (225 kW / 306 PS). It enables acceleration from 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) within sprint time of 5.4 seconds. The top speed of the vehicle is 155 mph (250 km/h).
The noteworthy features of the new SLK include the following: It has got panoramic ‘Magic Sky Control vario-roof’, which could change its transparency from light to dark. It also features firmer springs and dampers on the suspension and torque vectoring brakes that promises a better ride.
The brand new design’s new front face however resembles that of SLS AMG with its more upright grill. The car’s new technology features Airguide windstop system that helps to control air flow and noise in the cabin area when the top is down.
The company plans to launch SLK250 later in the year with a 1.8 liter unit producing 201 PS (148 kW). The 2012 SLK-Class makes its debut in U.S. by summer, this year.