The new 2017 Mercedes Benz SLC is planned as a substitute for the good old SLK. Actually the third generation of the SLK-Class will be renamed to Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class.
2017 Mercedes Benz SLC Exterior Changes and Design
Basically, 2017 Mercedes SLC is a facelift of the SLK, so it will share many design solutions with its predecessor. Nevertheless, German designers decided to tweak some details and introduce the following changes: a new diamond shaped grille, front bumper, and restyled headlights complete with integrated LED daytime running lights. Rear side of the SLC includes a new LED taillight design, a new rear bumper and a new dual exhaust system.
Dimensions of SLK, which is most likely to be identical for 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC:
|2017 Mercedes Benz SLC||Dimensions|
|Front track||61 inches|
|Rear track||62 inches|
2017 Mercedes Benz SLC Interior
The 2017 Mercedes Benz SLC interior is almost unchanged from the one seen in SLK. The steering wheel is redesigned with a sporty look. The dashboard is also updated, and ornamented with aluminum trim, while the seats and upholstery is wrapped up in Nappa leather.
Central place in the cockpit is reserved for infotainment system called the COMAND, which is embedded in the high-resolution 7 inch display. Another new feature in the Mercedes SLC is the Dynamic Select system that allows drivers to choose between 5 different driving modes, with the engine, transmission, steering, and suspension setting adapting accordingly.
2017 Mercedes Benz SLC Engine Specs
Two options will be available for 2017 Mercedes Benz SLC engine. First one is a 2 liter turbocharged V4, with 9 speed automatic transmission with 241 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque, which will power the entry-level Mercedes Benz SLC 300.
The second is a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6, with 362 hp and 384 lb-ft of torque that will be reserved for Mercedes AMG SLC43 model. This engine will accelerate from 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds. Top speed is electronically controlled and is limited to 155 MPH.
2017 Mercedes Benz SLC Price and Release date
Expected release date for 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC is spring 2016. Before that the new 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC will make its official live debut at the Detroit car show on January 2016. As for the 2017 Mercedes SLC price, it is unknown at this moment.