Mercedes to produce diesel SLK

Mercedes to produce diesel SLK

Mercedes SLK diesel fq

With fuel efficency and lower emission fever gripping the automotive world Mercedes-Benz is jumping onboard and preparing to offer a diesel engine option in its next-generation SLK.

The proposed powerplant will be the same 2.2-litre “BlueEfficiency” 4-cylinder twin-turbo diesel currently offered in the C250 sedan, where it returns a claimed 54.3 mpg while emitting just 138g/km of carbon dioxide. To previous generations the idea of a diesel convertible remains a foreign concept, the advancement of particulate filter and common rail injection technologies are making them a viable option. Nice work Mercedes, bring a few diesel SLKs down here to Aotearoa.

Mercedes SLK diesel fq

With fuel efficency and lower emission fever gripping the automotive world Mercedes-Benz is jumping onboard and preparing to offer a diesel engine option in its next-generation SLK.

The proposed powerplant will be the same 2.2-litre “BlueEfficiency” 4-cylinder twin-turbo diesel currently offered in the C250 sedan, where it returns a claimed 54.3 mpg while emitting just 138g/km of carbon dioxide. To previous generations the idea of a diesel convertible remains a foreign concept, the advancement of particulate filter and common rail injection technologies are making them a viable option. Nice work Mercedes, bring a few diesel SLKs down here to Aotearoa.

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