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|Mercedes-Benz SLK (R170)|
|Designer||Michael Mauer; Murat Gunak (1993)|
|Body and chassis|
|Body style||2-door retractable hardtop|
R170 models were originally sold as the SLK-Class and was based on the W202 C-Class. It was replaced by a new SLK-Class platform - the R171 - for 2005. R170 and R171 chassis production is handled by Karmann of Germany.
The Chrysler Crossfire also shares this platform.
Models and specifications
|Model||Years||Engine||Power||0–100 km/h (62 mph)||Top Speed|
|SLK200||1997–2004||2.0L M111.946 L4||102 kW (136 hp)||9.3 seconds||208 km/h (129 mph)|
|SLK200K||1997–2000*||2.0L M111.943 L4||143 kW (192 hp)||6.8 seconds||236 km/h (147 mph)|
|2001–2004||2.0L M111.958 L4||122 kW (163 hp)||7.4 seconds||223 km/h (138 mph)|
|SLK230K||1996–2000||2.3L M111.973 L4||144 kW (193 hp)||6.9 seconds||231 km/h (143 mph)|
|2001–2004||2.3L M111.983 L4||147 kW (197 hp)||6.8 seconds||240 km/h (148 mph)|
|SLK320||2001–2004||3.2L M112.947 V6||162 kW (218 hp)||6.5 seconds||250**/276‡ km/h (155/171 mph)|
|SLK32 AMG||2001–2004||3.2L M112.960 V6||264 kW (354 hp)||5.2 seconds||250**/280*†/310‡ km/h (155/174/193 mph)|
*Exported only to Portugal, Italy and Greece.
**Electronically limited top speed *†AMG optional increased limited top speed ‡With limiter removed
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