2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC (incl AMG SLC43)

FiestaST

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Seldom we see a new or updated model that has less power & torque than the model it replaces.

"There's a more 'sensible' flagship at the top of the range as the previous V8-powered SLK 55 AMG makes way for the Mercedes-AMG SLC 43, featuring a new 3-litre twin-turbo V6. It pushes 270kW and 520Nm, 40kW and 20Nm less than the SLK 55, but at least it should be cheaper and more economical. The new flagship is no slouch either, with Mercedes quoting a 4.7 second 0-100km/h sprint and it should be quite nimble in the corners too, having inherited the 55's sport suspension."

http://www.iol.co.za/motoring/cars/...-is-a-freshened-up-slk-1.1961314#.VnKq9a9XerU
 

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http://www.carmag.co.za/driving_impression/driven-mercedes-amg-slc-43/

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FNfal

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Looks good but 270 kW (40 kW less than the SLK 55) , why go backwards ? .
 

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I agree its a strange strategy. It goes without saying the new "43" motor is more efficient than the old "55" motor. Could be longer term plans they will bump the power for an "S" or maybe even Black Series model like the old SLK 55 AMG Black.
 

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I agree its a strange strategy. It goes without saying the new "43" motor is more efficient than the old "55" motor. Could be longer term plans they will bump the power for an "S" or maybe even Black Series model like the old SLK 55 AMG Black.

That thing will get interesting if you put to much power round the corners with only two wheel drive .
 

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Slight elephant hey...

I would take the 'Stang between those two
 
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