Mercedes SLK 1996-2016


May 31, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on August 30, 2016
Mercedes SLK 200K Kompressor (2000-2004)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
140
0-60 mph
7.9
BHP
163 @5300rpm
Torque lbft
170 @2500-4800rpm
BHP per ton
119
MPG UK/US
28/23
Engine capacity CC/CU
1998/122
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Supercharged
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
157.9
Width (in)
67.5
Height (in)
50.5
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3003
Additional Info: Built by Mercedes to go against the Porsche Boxster and BMW Z3. Has a folding hardtop.
Mercedes SLK
Mercedes SLK SLK 200k Police Car
SLK 200k SLK 200k
Mercedes SLK

 

Mercedes SLK 230K Kompressor (2000-2004)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
146
0-60 mph
7.3
BHP
197 @5500rpm
Torque lbft
207 @2500-5000rpm
BHP per ton
140
MPG UK/US
28/23
Engine capacity CC/CU
2295/140
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Supercharged
Compression Ratio
9.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
157.9
Width (in)
67.5
Height (in)
50.5
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3091
Additional Info: Facelift from 2000. Other engines available are a 163bhp SLK 200 with 0-60 in around 8 secs and an SLK 320 (see below). AMG also released the SLK 32 AMG (see entry below).

SLK 230k
SLK 230k SLK 230

 

Mercedes SLK 320 (2000-2004)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
152
0-60 mph
6.9
BHP
218 @5700rpm
Torque lbft
229 @3000-4800rpm
BHP per ton
155
MPG UK/US
24/20
Engine capacity CC/CU
3199/195
Engine type
V6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Valve Type/No
SOHC 18
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
157.9
Width (in)
67.5
Height (in)
50.5
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3091

SLK 320 SLK 320 Engine
SLK 320

 

Mercedes SLK 32 AMG (2001-2003)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-60 mph
5
0-100 mph
11.2
1/4 mile
13.8
0-1 km
24.9
BHP
354 @6100rpm
Torque lbft
332 @4400rpm
BHP per ton
237
MPG UK/US
25/21
Engine capacity CC/CU
3199/195
Engine type
V6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Superchargers x 2
Compression Ratio
9.0:1
Valve Type/No
SOHC 18
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
157.9
Width (in)
67.5
Height (in)
50
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3289
Additional Info: In 2001 AMG created the SLK 32 AMG, which had faster automatic gear shifts, a twin screw supercharger and uprated brakes amongst other upgrades.

SLK 32 AMG


FACELIFT 2004-2011

Mercedes SLK 200K Kompressor (2004)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
143
0-60 mph
7.7
BHP
161 @5500rpm
Torque lbft
177 @3000-4000rpm
BHP per ton
116
MPG UK/US
32/27
Engine capacity CC/CU
1796/110
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Supercharged
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
160.7
Width (in)
70
Height (in)
51
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3058
Additional Info: Another facelift in 2004 took place with the second generation SLK. Other engines include a 228bhp SLK 280 (2005-2007 – see below) and 228bhp SLK 300 (2009 on) both with 0-60 in around 6.2 secs and a 268bhp SLK 350 (2004-2007 – see below). Yet another facelift in 2008. In 2008 the SLK 200K now has 181bhp and gets to 60 in 7.4 and the SLK 350 now has 300bhp with 0-60 in 5.2.

SLK 200K SLK Interior SLK Racing Car
SLK 2004 on Mercedes SLK Show Car SLK Show Car

 

Mercedes SLK 280 (2005)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-60 mph
6.2
BHP
227 @6000rpm
Torque lbft
221 @3500rpm
BHP per ton
158
MPG UK/US
29/24
Engine capacity CC/CU
2996/183
Engine type
V6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
11.3:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
160.7
Width (in)
70
Height (in)
51
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3168

SLK 280 SLK 280
SLK 280

 

Mercedes SLK 350 (2004)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-60 mph
5.3
BHP
268 @6000rpm
Torque lbft
258 @2500-5000rpm
BHP per ton
183
MPG UK/US
26/22
Engine capacity CC/CU
3498/213
Engine type
V6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.7:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
160.7
Width (in)
70
Height (in)
51
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3223

SLK 350 SLK 350
SLK 350

 

Mercedes SLK 55 AMG (2004)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-60 mph
4.8
BHP
355 @5750rpm
Torque lbft
376 @4000rpm
BHP per ton
232
Engine capacity CC/CU
5439/332
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
11.0:1
Valve Type/No
SOHC 32
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
160.7
Width (in)
70.5
Height (in)
51
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3370

 

SLK 55 AMG SLK55 AMG Engine
SLK55 AMG Safety Car SLK55 AMG
Mercedes SLK55


2011 on Roadster

Mercedes SLK Roadster 350 AMG (2011-2016)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-60 mph
5.4
BHP
301 @6500rpm
Torque lbft
273 @3500rpm
BHP per ton
195
MPG UK/US
39/32
Engine capacity CC/CU
3498/213
Engine type
V6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
12.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
7
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
162.8
Width (in)
71.5
Height (in)
51.2
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3392
Additional Info: Also available is a 181bhp 1.8 turbo SLK 200 (0-60 in around 7 secs) and a 201bhp 1.8 turbo SLK 250 (0-60 in 6.4 secs). The 2011 SLK 55 AMG has a 5.5 litre V8 with 422bhp and gets to 60 in 4.5 secs and still returns 33.6 mpg.

Mercedes Benz SLK Roadster Mercedes Benz SLK350 Roadster
Mercedes Benz SLK Roadster Mercedes Benz SLK Roadster