2017 Mercedes Benz SLC is the new class made by this luxury manufacturer that is basically the new SLK model that’s going to be revamped for the 2017 model year. SLC is the classical name in this manufacturer’s lineup, since it was used for the class that existed from 1971 to 1981. New model will probably be promoted on this year’s Frankfurt Auto show in the fall and it will come with lot of changes implemented on the old SLK class that was changed for the last time during the mid-cycle update in 2012. The name comes from the new Mercedes naming system that will also bring the new S Class coupe and SUV line-up. In July this year, this model was tested on the Nurburing race track.
2017 Mercedes Benz SLC Exterior Design
New model comes with a lot of exterior changes, ut its designers decided to keep some of the SLK’s styling cues, especially in the front part. One of these features is the enlarged concave grille, but there are also an updated fascia and headlight designs that bring plenty of refreshments to this new line. Its hood looks much more sleek and long which gives it more elegant overall look.In the back one of the updates are the enlarged exhaust outlets that make this car look much more powerful from this side. Taillights have also been both redesigned and rearranged and they are also tweaked with LED elements. If we look 2017 Mercedes Benz SLC from the profile we can see some great character lines that make it look much more elegant and sporty at the same time. It’s usually hard for designers to give the right amount of character to the vehicle like this, which is another sign that Mercedes Benz designing team did a great job.
Interior of new Mercedes SLC
When it comes to interior of 2017 Mercedes Benz SLC we should expect a lot of luxury and some great hi tech features. It will definitely come with leather upholstery in all three trim levels and the cabin will come with many other fancy materials including woodtrim and some carbon fiber. There’s also going to be plenty soft touch surfaces and no plastic at all. When it comes to comfort new model will be able to accommodate 5 people and front seats will be ergonomic with heating and cooling in the base trim level. Back bench seat will come with enough leg and head room. New model will come with lots of luggage space.
2017 Mercedes Benz SLC Engine
It is hard to guess which engine is going to be under this cars hood. There are probably going to be three different trims that will come with three different powertrains. All of these engines are going to be large V8s and the highest trim level will come with twin turbocharged engine that will produce at least 500 horsepower and it is going to be made by Mercedes AMG division. This engine will replace 5,5 liter V8 AMG from SLK Class. With the car this powerful we can also expect some great handling and top uality breaking system. It will probably be able to run up to 60 mph for less than 4 seconds and the top speed will be around 150 mph.
2017 Mercedes Benz SLC Price
2017 Mercedes Benz SLC is going to be one of the most expensive luxury models in its class. Depending on the trim level its price will range from $44,000 up to $71,000. The highest price of this model will come with all the additional features. This model will be one of the most competitive ones in the class and its main competitors will be the Audi TT Roadster and BMW Z4. All there of these models come with full luxury and they’d only defer in small number of features.