It might be too soon to talk about the next generation of Mercedes SLK, but as you see here somebody been illustrating it regardless! Judging based on these images, the first impression is that the SLK is going to loose all of its character and become a downsized SL.
As I said, these are just artist’s impressions, but the bad news is that usually the real car will turn out to be very close to these drawings! In that case, you have to say the next SLK is going to be disappointing! But we hope that the actual car will be better, fingers crossed!
As for the technical side, the car will remain almost intact in size, roof design and luggage space. But for the first time a it’s going to get a diesel engine along with its range of petrol units. This 250 CDI will be good for 204 hp. There is also the 250 CGI, which replaces the 200 Kompressor engine as it retires and the 350 CGI. Not sure if Mercedes going to make an AMG version, as they recently excluded the new E-CLass Coupe from getting the treatment.
The work on the next Mercedes SLK is underway and it’ll be introduce sometime next year.