It was only couple of months ago when Mercedes-Benz rolled out the GLS, and now the German carmaker has launched yet another vehicle - the Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 in India at Rs 77.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). For people not in the know, the SLC is the global replacement of the SLK Class. Though the vehicle has an all-new name, according to the company's new nomenclature pattern, it is basically a mid-life facelift of the SLK.
Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 India Engine & Transmission: Besides cosmetic changes, the Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 also gives up on the SLK 55 AMG's 5.5-litre V8 motor. It instead gets a 3.0-litre V6 bi-turbo engine that comes mated to 9G-Tronic sports gearbox. This engine is claimed to develop a maximum power of 367bhp and a peak torque of 520Nm.
Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 India Performance & Handling: - The vehicle can sprint 0-100kmph in mere 4.7 seconds, and has an electronically limited top-speed of 250kmph. Besides the new engine, the Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 also gets a tweaked suspension and chassis that helps it perform better than the SLK.
Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 India Exterior - Since it's an AMG model, it gets AMG seats, AMG steering wheel, sports kit and other features that we see on most AMG cars. The new SLC 43 carries Mercedes's new-age design with new dual beam headlamps with LED daytime running lights, a new diamond grille, sporty front bumper with two large air intakes and a retractable roof. Thanks to its long hood and minimal front and rear overhangs, the car looks like proper classic roadster. On the contrary, the rear profile of the new SC remain unchanged.
Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 India Interior and Features - The Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 isn't just a performance vehicle, but a highly comfortable and feature-loaded as well. This roadster comes fitted with a new COMAND infotainment system with a 7-inch display, a revised instrument cluster, new sports steering wheel, revised trim and updated upholstey. The ambience lighting system (with solar red, polar white or polar blue shades) further enhances its appearance.
Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 Price in India - The Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 roadster will be positioned against the BMW Z4 and the upcoming Porsche 718 Boxster. In India. As mentioned earlier, the SLC 43 AMG is priced at Rs 77.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)