Mercedes has confirmed its new SLC will cost from £30,495 OTR.
The SLC, which replaces the SLK name, is available to order now with £30k getting you the entry-level SLC 200 Sport.
The new SLC is available with a choice of four engines, with the petrol line-up featuring a 2.0-litre motor producing 184hp (SLC 200) or 245hp (SLC 300 AMG Line £39,385 OTR). The SLC 200 is available as standard with a six-speed manual gearbox (150 g/km of CO2) or the optional 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission (137 g/km), while the SLC 300 comes with the 9G-TRONIC gearbox as standard (138 g/km).
The most fuel-efficient model in the range is the SLC 250 d (£32,995 OTR) which comes with a 2.1-litre diesel engine (204 hp), with CO2 emissions of 114 g/km.
Two model lines are available; the Sport and AMG Line, and these include standard equipment such as; re-designed halogen headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights; new sports exhaust system (standard with 9G-TRONIC on SLC 200 and SLC 300); sports pedals; LED tail lights; Active Brake Assist; Attention Assist; Active Bonnet; chrome-plated twin exhaust system; remote boot lid release; and Headlamp Assist. Sport models come with 17-inch five-spoke alloy wheels while AMG Line offers 18-inch AMG multi-spoke alloys. Inside, a light ‘carbon-grain’ trim comes as standard on the SLC 200, SLC 300 and SLC 250d, while the SLC 43 is available with dark carbon-grain trim.
Priced at £46,355, compared to £55,350 for the SLK 55 AM, the new Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 biturbo engine and offers performance of 367 hp plus peak torque of 520 Nm: allowing it to sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 4.7 seconds, top speed is electronically limited to 155 mph. The SLC 43 comes standard with the 9G-TRONIC gearbox, enabling it to offer emissions of just 178 g/km – almost 20 g/km less than the previous SLK 55 AMG.
Standard equipment on the AMG SLC 43 includes AMG Performance steering wheel in nappa leather and DINAMICA combined with red contrast stitching; AIRSCARF neck-level heating; PARKTRONIC; LED Intelligent Light System; IWC analogue clock; AMG sports suspension; AMG sports exhaust system; AMG Handling Package; and AMG high-performance braking system with red–painted brake calipers.