2014 Geneva: Mercedes-Benz SLK CarbonLOOK Edition looks quite impressive

Article by Andrew Christian, on March 5, 2014

The Mercedes-Benz SL is not the only model to receive the 2LOOK Edition as the German carmaker also unveiled a the 2014 Geneva Motor Show the SLK CarbonLOOK Edition. Just like its bigger brother, the SLK CarbonLOOK Edition features an AMG bodykit that consists of a muscular front apron, side sill panels and a sporty rear apron.

The exterior design is completed by the high-sheen sheen AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels painted in titanium grey and by the headlamps with dark surrounds as well as roll-over bars with inserts in anodised aluminum. A "CarbonLOOK" badge in the mirror triangle discreetly alludes to the Edition model's special status.

Thanks to a new sport suspension, the SLK CarbonLOOK Edition was brought 10 millimetres closer to the ground. Moreover, behind the wheels we find a larger brake system featuring Mercedes-Benz lettering on the callipers and perforated brake discs at the front for all four-cylinder models.

Inside, we find two-tone upholstery in black nappa leather and designo titanium grey pearlwith striking lime green piping on the sports seats and the door centre panels.

The AMG trim in high-quality genuine carbon fibre and velour floor mats with edging in lime green and Edition logo complete the interior design. Pricing for the SLK CarbonLOOK Edition starts at 6426 euros including VAT and Mercedes-Benz offers it for the SLK 200, SLK 250, SLK 350 and SLK 250 CDI models.

According to Mercedes-Benz, this represents a saving of up to 1710 euros (up to 25 percent). If you want more the top-of-the-range SLK 55 AMG also gets the CarbonLOOK Edition and an extra price of 6962 euros (incl. VAT). [source: Mercedes-Benz]

Press Release

Mercedes-Benz SLK CarbonLOOK Edition

Mercedes-Benz is all set for the approaching spring with two particularly dynamic and striking special models. The SL 2LOOK Edition and the SLK CarbonLOOK Edition offer open-air motoring pleasure in a particularly exclusive guise. Both Edition models make high-class style statements with a strikingly sharper exterior profile and an impressively high-quality interior. Substantial price advantages add to the lure of revelling in the brighter time of the year behind the wheel of these two special editions. The Edition models are available to order now.

Expressive AMG bodystyling ensures that the SLK CarbonLOOK Edition boasts a decidedly sporty and athletic appearance. The bodystyling comprises a muscular front apron, striking side sill panels and a powerful rear apron. High-sheen AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels painted in titanium grey, headlamps with dark surrounds and roll-over bars with inserts in anodised aluminium feature exclusively on this Edition, further heightening the special SLK model’s strikingly dynamic character. A “CarbonLOOK” badge in the mirror triangle discreetly alludes to the Edition model’s special status.

On a technical level, the SLK CarbonLOOK Edition is distinguished by a sports suspension which has been lowered by ten millimetres. It also comes with a larger brake system featuring Mercedes-Benz lettering on the callipers and perforated brake discs at the front for all four-cylinder models. The four-cylinder petrol engines of the Edition model additionally make their mark with an even sportier sound.

The interior of the SLK CarbonLOOK Edition interprets sportiness in a modern vein with striking highlights. The two-tone upholstery in black nappa leather and designo titanium grey pearlwith striking lime green piping on the sports seats and the door centre panels lends a distinctly dynamic character to the interior. The head restraints in embossed carbon-fibre look add to this impression of dynamism. AMG trim in high-quality genuine carbon fibre and velour floor mats with edging in lime green and Edition logo underscore the sporty appearance. Gearshift or selector lever are trimmed with nappa leather, and this premium material is also used for the lever gaiter. Velour floor mats with piping in lime green and Edition logo round off the eye-catching overall impression. The special model’s sporty character is further emphasized by an instrument cluster in chequered-flag look, plus steering wheel shift paddles on automatic vehicles. Heated seats and the AIRSCARF neck-level heating for driver and front passenger add an exceptional touch of comfort.

The SLK CarbonLOOK Edition is available for the SLK 200, SLK 250, SLK 350 and SLK 250 CDI models at an extra cost of between 6426 and 6902 euros (incl. VAT), depending on engine variant. This represents a saving of up to 1710 euros (up to 25 percent).

SLK 55 AMG CarbonLOOK Edition The SLK 55 AMG CarbonLOOK Edition is additionally distinguished by various design features in high-gloss black. These include the vario-roof, the inserts on the sides of the AMG front apron, the spoiler lip, the exterior mirror housings and the fins on the wings. The 45.7 cm (18-inch) AMG 10-spoke light-alloy wheels with high-sheen rim flange are painted in matt black, underscoring the vehicle’s dynamic appearance.

AMG sports seats in black nappa leather with piping in lime green and head restraints featuring an embossed carbon-fibre look add exquisite highlights to the interior. The exclusive range of features further includes an AMG Performance steering wheel in Alcantara® with black 12 o’clock marking, AMG carbon-fibre trim and AMG floor mats with piping in lime green. Together with heated seats and AIRSCARF neck-level heating, a Memory package also provides for added comfort here.

The additional charge for the SLK 55 AMG CarbonLOOK Edition is 6962 euros (incl. VAT).

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