Technical Details About Mercedes-Ducati SLK 55

July 8, 2012 at 00:37

Not so long ago Mercedes Company decided to release a new edition of the cars, which were developed in alliance with the Ducati Company. The project has been developing for a long time and was growing over with new ideas, as the manufacturers from both sides were working over it in great focus. In such a way the new model was developed and it got the name Mercedes-Ducati SLK 55. Yet the companies are not sure if they will put this car into a limited edition or not, but one thing is known – it is going to be one of the most poplar cars of the year. As we have talked about it a little in the previous article, now we want to touch upon the technical side of the car.

Photo of Mercedes-Ducati SLK 55 from above

Photo of Mercedes-Ducati SLK 55 from above

In such a way, under the yellow hood of the SLK 55 model there is located a 5.5-liter V8 engine with 416 hp and with a torque of 540 nm. With this engine, convertible system accelerates to 100 km/h only in 4.6 seconds and can develop a top speed of 250 km/h, anything more than that would not be allowed by the electronic limiter. Under such extreme performance car consumes just 8.4 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers and has a CO2 emissions figure of 195 g/km.

Photo of Mercedes-Ducati SLK 55 side

Photo of Mercedes-Ducati SLK 55 side

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