Mercedes SLK Spotted With Panoramic Glass Roof In Spy Photos

One of the worst things about owning a Mercedes SLK is that if you don't have a convertible you're forced to stare at the car's ceiling after sucking back a line of coke from the dash. Mercedes now appears to have a solution. According to these spy photos from World Car Fans, Mercedes is testing out a glass roof for… » 3/06/08 5:00pm 3/06/08 5:00pm

The 2009 Mercedes SLK, Now In High Resolution

Remember those photos of the 2009 Mercedes Benz SLK we showed you yesterday? They're real. Seriously. Touch them. We don't mind. And now we've got more of them. The European version is going to get a refined version of the supercharged four with a boost to 184 hp as well as a worked over V6 good for an additional 33… » 12/21/07 10:30am 12/21/07 10:30am

The New Mercedes SLK: A Little Off The Nose And Chin Doc

It looks like the sporting folks at Auto Express managed to get their hands on some early photos of the facelifted Mercedes SLK that we've been showing you spy shots of. As with other Mercedes products, the new SLK retains the sport F1-style nose and gets a revised front bumper with a new split design. Out back the… » 12/20/07 1:30pm 12/20/07 1:30pm

SLK Anniversary: Mercedes to Offer Paris Show Car for Sale

From the class-up-the-joint department: Mercedes announced it's offering a kitted-up 10th anniversary addition of the SLK for the European market. The Edition 10, as it's known, is identical to the show car the company unveiled at the Paris auto show last month, which was painted in matte grey metallic "allanite grey… » 11/10/06 10:14am 11/10/06 10:14am

Go Ahead, Pimp Mein Auto: AMG Launches New Design Studio, New…

Mercedes' AMG tuning shop is launching a new performance studio that'll handle special orders and produce limited-edition cars in three series: Signature Series — including DTM supercars — Black Series — uprated and spec'd out versions of AMG models— and Editions — cosmetically enhanced AMG models. The studio's… » 7/21/06 2:24pm 7/21/06 2:24pm

Mercedes-Benz's Super Special SLK 55 AMG

What makes an already overblown factory-tuned Mercedes even more special? More stuff. Such is the new SLK 55 AMG special series, which gets a horsepower boost via a worked-over version of AMG's 5.5-liter V8. The special edition of the only V8-powered roadster in its segment, gets a 45hp bump from 355 to 400, with an… » 6/09/06 11:00am 6/09/06 11:00am

Fun in the Emirates: A Mercedes-McLaren SLR E55?

And speaking of Mercedes SLRs, Emirati rally driver Mohammed Ben Sulayem, who shoehorned a Merc-McLaren SLR engine into an SLK55, has been at it once again. This time, he — and his unconscionably talented staff of mechanics — swapped the already potent AMG mill from an E55 with an SLR powerplant (are they selling… » 4/19/06 9:12am 4/19/06 9:12am

More on the SLR-Powered Mercedes SLK: Out of the Mouths of Mechanics

A reader close to rally driver Mohammed Ben Sulayem, whose Mercedes McLaren SLR-powered SLK has been causing a stir among Merc-maniacs, sent in some clarifying information about the car. Hopefully, hearing about the project from Ben Sulayem's mechanic will answer most of the Why!? How!? Who!? questions that have been… » 8/04/05 11:16am 8/04/05 11:16am