Spyshots: 2012 Mercedes SLK Sheds Some Camo
And we must say, the wait was worth it. The already hinted serious enhancements and tweaks brought to the car's body become more visible in the photos taken here, although the changes which really matter (including the more aggressive front nose) are still covered in a thin layer of cover.
On the future generation SLK, the side mirrors will also change, as they are now bigger and moved further back than in the current version. They are now located on the doors and not in front of the side window.
All in all however, those who were hoping for a design revolution with the new SLK may be disappointed, as the SLK will remain faithful to the design cues common to the SLK.
Engine wise, it is expected the SLK will boast four and six-cylinder petrol engines, starting at around 180 hp, with a more powerful, AMG version of one of them to be also offered.
The AMG SLK will make use of a smaller, twin-turbocharged engine (probably a V6), instead of the current 5.4l V8. Even if it is smaller, the engine will remain at about the same levels as in today's SLK AMG Black Series, with at least 400 horsepower on tap.
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