And here comes the day when we are going to inspect the launch of Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG, which is basically the AMG version of the company's two seater hard top convertible SLK 350, but with AMG spec. What makes it a true performer is the 5.5-litre naturally aspirated V8 engine that churns out a maximum power output of 421PS and 540Nm of peak torque. To know about the pricing, features and other details, stay tuned to Autoportal India, as we bring you live updates directly from the launch. The event is going to start sharp at 11:30.
Update 1: Just like all of you, we too are excited about the launch of Mercedes SLK 55 AMG. Event is to kick start in few minutes. Till then you can keep tweeting about the car using #Turnon.
Update 2: Till we bring you the first picture of the all new SLK 55 AMG from the event, check out the SLK-Class kept at the event.
Update 3: The major changes that you can see between the Standard SLK 350 and the 55 AMG version are the revised front bumper with larger air intakes, bigger wheel arches, redesigned rear bumper with a subtle boot spoiler and integrated diffuser.
Update 4: And what we finally see is the Sporty, Light, Short- the SLK 55 AMG for India. Enjoy these pictures till we update you more on pricing and other updates.
Update 5: The new Mercedes SLK 55 AMG derives its power from a 5.5-litre naturally aspirated V8 engine churns out a maximum power output of 421PS and 540Nm of peak torque.
Update 6: Transmitting the power to the rear wheels is the AMG SpeedShift Plus 7G-Tronic transmission that helps the vehicle touch the 100kmph mark from standstill in mere 4.5 seconds. The 250kmph of the top speed is electronically limited.
Update 7: The all new Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG is priced at Rs 1.26 crore (ex-showoroom, Delhi)
Update 8: Update 8: The Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG features carbon fibre trim on the dashboard and much sportier seats.
Update 9: Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG comes with three intelligent driving modes- Controlled Efficiency, Sport and Manual.
Update 10: This is all what we have from the launch, stay tuned to Autoportal for a detailed launch story and more pictures of the all new Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG. Cheers!