After the official informations and images about the 2009 Mercedes SLK facelift, here are the first images of the most powerful version of the class: the SLK 55 AMG. It will go on sale in 2008 at an estimated price of 69,049.75 euro or approximately $ 99,170.

The SLK 55 AMG facelift features a new front apron with a black-painted cross strut and side air outlets and darkened headlamps.

Mercedes SLK 55 AMG - first official images
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The SLK 55 AMG will be powered by a 5.5-litre V8 engine that develops 360 hp and a peak torque of 510 Nm. It will feature a 7G-TRONIC Sport seven-speed automatic transmission fitted as standard, and the newly developed direct steering system with variable steering assistance.

Mercedes SLK 55 AMG - first official images
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To refresh your memory, here are some images of the 2006 SLK AMG:

And some images of the 2006 Basic SLK:

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2 comments:

badestofthebad  (608) posted on 12.27.2007

yeah it does look the same but if the designers don’t see room for improvement then there is no need for change

pdaix  (431) posted on 12.26.2007

Pfuu I can barely see the change compared to the previous version

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