2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG is Officially Here

2012 Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG

The wait for 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG coupe convertible has officially unveiled. No need to wait for next month because the three-pointed German carmaker shares the full photos of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG coupe convertible which carries 5.5L naturally aspirated V8. We never thought that Mercedes-Benz would be so generous to officially launched the photos for the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG coupe convertible, so let’s strip this beauty down, shall we?

As we already mentioned that the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG coupe convertible is powered by none other than the 5.5L V8 that able to unleash the 422 horsepower and that engine also proves to have remarkable efficiency. The engine on the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG coupe convertible is actually based on the AMG M157 5.5L V8 with biturbo.

2012 Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG - engine

Yes, that particular biturbo V8 engine on the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG coupe convertible is the same engine that powered the E 63 AMG, CLS 63 AMG, S 63 AMG, and CL 63 AMG. Just little reminder that this kind of engine is for the European market because the engine itself does not fit with the US emissions regulations which means that for the US, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG coupe convertible will be getting the engine that able to provide 415 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque.

2012 Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG - side view

Still discussing about the performance on the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG coupe convertible where the V8 gets new air intake, cylinder heads, valve drive, oil system, crankcase, and most importantly a Formula One-inspired cylinder deactivation system that cuts half the cylinders when they are not needed.

2012 Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG - interior

When the Formula One-inspired cylinder deactivation system on the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG coupe convertible is activated, it reduces the one bank from 800 to 3,600 rpm to improve fuel efficiency as much as 30% over the previous generation. The German car manufacturer stated that the switch from four to eight cylinder is “immediate and imperceptible” in just 30 miliseconds. Well, that is what 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG coupe convertible should be, don’t you think?

2012 Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG - rear view

The 2012 SLK 55 AMG coupe convertible is able to sprint from 0 to 100km/h (62 mph) in just 4.6 seconds with the top speed of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG coupe convertible sets at 250 km/h (155 mph).

21 thoughts on “2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG is Officially Here”

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