For 2017, the SLK-Class ended up being the SLC-Class. With this name change likewise came a brand-new engine, some styling tweaks, and a handful of brand-new basic features. We anticipate the 2018 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class to stay unchanged.
2018 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class Design
Being a carryover model, we expect no visual changes to the 2018 SLC-Class, as we anticipate it to continue with the exact same updated styling we saw from the 2017 model. This carryover styling will continue to the interior, which feels and look the part of a true luxury car.
In addition to no styling changes, we anticipate the 2018 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class standard features to remain the same. If our expectations are correct, search for it to come basic with 17-inch wheels, a fixed-glass roofing system, xenon headlights, LED daytime running light and taillights, power-folding side-view mirrors, leatherette upholstery, a rearview electronic camera, a 7-inch display screen, and an eight-speaker audio system.
2018 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class Engine
Our company believe the SLC-Class will continue with its 2 versions: SLC300 and AMG SLC 43. We anticipate the SLC300 to continue with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that will produce 241 horse power and 271 pound-feet of torque.
The range-topping AMG SLC 43 will continue with a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 that’ll produce 362 hp and 384 lb-ft of torque. Both versions will continue with nine-speed automatic transmissions, however AMG will tune the SLC 43’s transmission for better performance.
2018 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class Safety
The IIHS and NHTSA have actually not tested the 2017 SLC-Class for safety, but it does come well-equipped with plenty of safety features. These consist of traction control, forward accident caution with automated emergency situation braking, driver-drowsiness monitor, and more.
2018 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class Release Date and Price
Nothing is official yet, however we anticipate Mercedes-Benz to start 2018 SLC-Class production in June 2017, which will put it on dealer lots in July or August. There is very little in regards to direct competitors for the 2018 SLC-Class, however buyers can have a look at the Chevrolet Corvette, Porsche 718 Boxster, and Audi TT.
Without any changes coming, we anticipate no major modifications in pricing from the present model, which varies from $48,875 to $61,225 (location charges included).