Under the bonnet of the new Mercedes SLK 55 AMG features by model year 2011, a 360-hp eight-cylinder engine. A V8 engine transplanted into a compact two-seater - that there was not yet in the class of compact roadster. The design is similar to that in the C 55 AMG. The 5.4 - liter engine achieves 360 hp, to 510 Nm of torque, the, usual in other Mercedes-Benz models, the compressor will be omitted. Can accelerate to 100 kph in 4.9 seconds and 160 km / h reaches For in 11 seconds without special effort, the speed is limited electronically to 250 km / hr. With the IAA 2011, the Untertürkheimer presented a revised engine for the Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG : the 5.5 - liter V8 now delivers 422 hp (540 Nm) and consumes 30% less fuel than the previous unit. The SLK 55 AMG is the first AMG-Mercedes, which was equipped with a 7-speed automatic transmission. Alternatively, the switching processes can take place either via buttons on the steering wheel, the automatic mode is automatically turned down during deceleration. The sporty, streamlined chassis and tires in size 225/40 R 18 front and 245 /35 R 18 at the rear are the Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG series. Explore a variety of favorable new car at this website. Whether sedan, wagon, convertible or coupe, here you are guaranteed to find the right car.