Mercedes has just released their plans for the next Auto Show in Geneva, where the company will begin five new models.
The Mercedes SL which was recently revealed will make its official debut at Geneva, with an updated freshened face and inside. Two new six-cylinder engines will be offered, the SL 280 produces 170kW and SL 350, which now produces 16% more power for a total of 232kW. The LS 350 also features an additional 10Nm torque, which allows for a 0-100 km time of 6.2 seconds, a full four-tenths of a second quicker than the previous model. Improving performance, but also greater fuel economy in this case, as the SL 350, SL 500, SL 600 and all consuming less than 0.4 litres of fuel per 100 km by previous models. As part of the facelift, models now feature a redesigned front end with a single horizontal bar, the addition of intelligent lighting and AIRSCARF option.
Slotted below the SL is the SLK, which also received a cool with redesigned front and rear. The SLK offers the updated engine for 350 SL is offered a modernized interior, the new instrument gauge cluster, and a three-spoke steering wheel. The fuel consumption for the SLK 350 improved by 1.1 litres per 100 kilometres. Output power for the SLK 200 has increased by 15kW to 135kW total, while fuel consumption increases by one litre per 100 km.
CLC has more than 1100 new components than its predecessor and features new front and rear. Much of the interior provides over from the previous generation, but with sport seats further improved lateral support, three spoke multifunction steering wheel, automatic climate control and brushed aluminum trim is standard equipment. Engines include four and six-cylinder options, producing between 90-200kW.
Updates to the CLS include an improvement of the Interior with three spoke steering wheel, new instrument cluster, and the linings of chestnut wood. The great news is the addition of an entry-level CLS 280 nominal of 170kW and 300Nm of torque.
Mercedes will also introduce a version of 4MATIC CL 500 Coupe. Weighing in at just 70 pounds, the system is the lightest ever created, allowing for a 0 to 100 km time of 5.4 seconds and a top speed of 250 km / h. The new AWD model will be available this summer.