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Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Review

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Introduced as an answer to its European rivals in the luxury small roadster segment, the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class was the first modern vehicle to popularize the use of a power-retractable convertible top made out of steel panels rather than the more traditional fabric soft top. Though more complex and bulky, a convertible hardtop design provides a sleeker coupelike profile along with superior wind, weather and vandalism protection in the top-up position.

Although it has never been a focused sports car, the SLK delivers solid all-around performance. Its comfortable ride and competent handling make it quite agreeable on longer drives. This Mercedes-Benz convertible is also available with a wide range of high-end amenities, including an AirScarf feature that blows warm air at neck level for toasty top-down driving.

Read the most recent 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class review.

If you are looking for older years, visit our used Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class page.


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