All the fun of the Roadster, now with added safety
Fun at the wheel and unalloyed open-air enjoyment are just two of the fascinating qualities that characterise the Mercedes-Benz SLK. As we head into spring, the Roadster is now available with a significantly extended range of safety equipment, so once again setting the benchmark in its class. Along with DISTRONIC PLUS, BAS PLUS and PRE-SAFE® Brake, the Blind Spot Assist and Lane Keeping Assist systems are now, with immediate effect, also available as part of the new Driving Assistance package. Another optional extra, the Intelligent Light System, has now been further developed to include Adaptive Highbeam Assist. Adding to the enjoyment of driving the SLK 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY is the standard-fit 6-speed manual transmission with sportily short shift travel, as already used in the 4-cylinder petrol-engine models.
The COMAND Online multimedia system now offers various enhanced as well as some new functions, among them the emergency call system Mercedes eCall, an optional travel guide and additional functions for the LINGUATRONIC voice control system. Further new features include an ECO display in the instrument cluster, helping the driver to drive as economically as possible, and new 17-inch light-alloy wheels in a sporty 10-spoke design.
4 April 2012