2018-2019 Mercedes AMG SLK55 model year – is the most powerful version of the third generation of the Roadster SLK55 AMG, 415-horsepower engine that has a torque of 540 Nm and is able to perform the acceleration from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 4.5 seconds. The high-performance 5.5-liter engine of the new generation has a lot of high-tech systems, a set of works that make a sports roadster leader in the segment performance.
In motion 2018-2019 Mercedes AMG SLK55 third generation, thanks to the sports suspension and a powerful braking system from AMG with electronic distribution efforts, as well as a three-stage system of dynamic stabilization and excellent aerodynamics stylish exterior design – is beyond praise. 540 Nm of torque transmitted to the rear wheels by means of a high-performance Roadster 7-speed AMG Speed-Shift Plus 7G-Tronic with three modes and instant gear changes. A balanced combination allows you to overclock the AMG SLK 55 to 250 mph electronically limited top speed.
The power unit with a V-shaped arrangement of eight cylinders called M152, based on the submitted in . The M157 engine from AMG. Key features, such as volume, diameter and stroke, the technology of injection of fuel and the distance between the cylinders remained unchanged, and the new duct, cylinder heads, the modified valve train and an optimized crankcase allowed the company engineers to achieve impressive performance results while reducing fuel consumption and emissions CO2.
Of the features of the new 2018-2019 Mercedes AMG SLK55 motor worth noting automatic shutdown of four of the eight cylinders in a quiet mode of driving, which contributes to a significant reduction in fuel consumption, a high compression ratio 12.6: 1, the engine start / stop control system, continuously variable valve timing technology and the ability of the engine to work at high speed, with the red zone on the tachometer above 7000 rpm.
Automatic Disconnection half cylinders of the engine 2018-2019 Mercedes AMG SLK55 has a range of 800 to 3600 revolutions per minute and informs the driver on system activity on the dashboard. In the 4-cylinder mode, the vehicle is available 230 Nm of torque, which is enough to perform the acceleration required in the vast majority of situations on the road. But as soon as the need to use all the resources of a powerful engine the AMG the SLK55, the work included all cylinders quickly and without appreciable jerks that at 3600 RPM the engine in less than 30 milliseconds.
2018-2019 Mercedes set new AMG SLK55 full complement of airbags, as well as a rich list of active and passive safety systems. Of the additional assistance systems available as an option is worth noting two.
- Distronic Plus – the system maintains the desired distance from the new SLK55 to the vehicle in front with a full stop and the resumption of the movement that will be helpful not only to the driver when driving on tight city streets, but also on the road, traveling at a cruising speed;
- Pre-Safe – hazard monitoring system to the movement SLK55, which is active in the speed range of 30 to 200 kilometers per hour and has a function of emergency, automatic braking.
With the new Roadster model year, the history of high-performance 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG consists of three generations. The first car was introduced in 2001 and was called the SLK32 AMG. 3.2-liter V6 power unit with a capacity of 349 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque put the sports car on the first place among the competitors. Tradition continued to debut in late 2004, the 355-strong SLK55 with 5.5-liter V8 under the hood, the maximum torque which has made more than 500 Nm. 2018-2019 Mercedes AMG SLK55 , offering 415 horsepower and 540 Newton-meters is raising the bar even higher and consolidates the leading position in the segment. The developer plans to release the vehicle to the car market in early .