It was one of the most desired roadsters, but now it reached the final of its career. The current Mercedes-Benz SLC is preparing to leave the stage, but not without a special edition.
The Mercedes-Benz SLC Final Edition is now on sale, with prices starting from £37,120 for the SLC 200 Final Edition and £40,916 for the SLC 200 Final Edition Premium. The AMG SLC 43 Final Edition starts at £49,855.
The special edition comes with a generous specification as standard including 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels; Airscarf; Night package; heated seats; rain-sensing wipers; smartphone integration – including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto; Garmin satellite navigation; Parktronic; Memory package – including electrically adjustable seats and steering column; and Harmon Kardon sound system (AMG 43 only). In reminisince of this world premiere the Final Edition of the SLC is available in the exclusive paint finish sun yellow.
For an additional £3,795, the Final Edition Premium adds a reversing camera; Comand Online infotainment system; Mirror package; panoramic roof; LED Intelligent Light System; and a wind deflector.
Three petrol engines are available from launch. The SLC 200 and SLC 300 both feature a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine, capable of producing 184 hp and 300 Nm or 245 hp and 370 Nm in the SLC 300.
The range-topping AMG 43 uses a biturbo 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine which generates 390 hp and 520 Nm of torque. It delivers between 31.7 and 32.5 mpg and 185 g/km of CO2. It can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 4.7 seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph.
The SLC 200 comes as standard with a six-speed manual gearbox, while the 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission is optionally available. The SLC 300 and AMG 43 comes as standard with the 9G-TRONIC gearbox.