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.

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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.

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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.