Mercedes SLC (2016-2017) – a compact coupe-cabriolet from the German automaker, which is a restyling version of the SLK the third generation in a body with the index R172. World premiere of the new Mercedes-SLC was held in January 2016 at the motor show in Detroit.
As is the case with the updated roadster of the SL-Class, his younger brother in the SLC face the hardest changed front. Also, the car refreshed interior, upgraded technical stuffing and improved equipment.
So, we have a new Mercedes-Benz SLC, consider its main external difference from the pre-reform model:
- Here a completely new head optics
- A different grille with signature diamond
- Completely different front bumper
- Edit Picture taillights
- Changed design of the rear bumper
- We added a new design alloy wheels
In autumn 2014 Mercedes-Benz company has announced to change the designation of their models. Now the names of all roadsters will begin with “SL” and the additional letter designating the car class. Exactly SLK turned into SLC (from the C-Class), however, remained a top SL with the same name. But this is one of the few exceptions.
Inside, the coupe-cabriolet Mercedes SLC (2016-2017) changes are not so much, but if a good look closely, you notice the following:
- The new steering wheel
- Another transmission selector
- Re-registration of the instrument panel
- Enlarged to 4.1-inch diagonal screen in the center console
- Updated Online COMAND system with new features
- Improved finish
In addition, engineers have worked on the mechanism of the folding roof, which can be transformed to the SLC on the move, when the speed does not exceed 40 km/h. In the SLK she can not do. As before, the extra charge is available panoramic roof Magic Sky Control variable level of transparency.
In the line of power units for the standard Mercedes-Benz SLC are three petrol engines and one diesel (all inline “four”). And then there are the top-end variant of the model with an index of 43 SLC, but about it we will tell separately.
1.6-liter gasoline engine
Power – 156 hp at 5300 rev/min
Torque – 250 Nm range from 1200 to 4000 rev/min
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h – 7.9 (8.1) seconds
Maximum speed – 226 (223) km/h
2.0-liter gasoline engine
Power – 184 hp at 5500 rev/min
Torque – 300 Nm range from 1200 to 4000 rev/min
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h – 7.0 (6.9) seconds
Maximum speed – 240 (237) km/h
2.0-liter gasoline engine
Power – 245 hp at 5500 rev/min
Torque – 370 Nm range from 1300 to 4000 rev/min
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h – 5.8 seconds
Maximum speed – 250 km/h (electronically limited)
SLC 250 d
2,1-liter diesel engine
Power – 204 hp at 3800 rev/min
Torque – 500 Nm range from 1600 to 1800 rev/min
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h – 6.6 seconds
Maximum speed – 245 km/h
In brackets are the data for the machines with 9-band automatic 9G-TRONIC, while the first two default modification are mated to a 6-speed manual and automatic transmission is offered to them for a fee. Drive in all cases – only rear.
In addition, version SLC300 and SLC250 d are equipped with changing modes of operation control system Dynamic Select Electronics, which has five different settings: Comfort, Sport, Sport +, Eco and individual.
Configurations and prices Mercedes-Benz SLC 2016.
|SLC 200||$48,800||2.0 petrol (184 hp)||Machine (9)||rear|
|SLC 300||$57,400||2.0 petrol (244 hp)||Machine (9)||rear|
|SLC 43 AMG||$73,400||3.0 petrol (367 hp)||Machine (9)||rear|
Sales of the new the Mercedes SLC started in the spring of 2016 at a price of $48,800 for the modification of the SLC 200, and a more powerful version of the SLC 300 worth of $57,400. Also, we can buy and “heated” roadster from SLC 43 AMG – asking for a minimum of $73,400. The equipment model automatic braking system Active Brake Assist for the first time came, working on the basis of the radar. Available as an option function of recognition of road signs, as well as the Dynamic Handling package.
The latter includes the adaptive shock absorbers, lowered by 10 mm ground clearance and a special mode of operation of the stabilization system. Plus, you can order a fully adaptive diode head optics Intelligent Light System.