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    Recalls: 2014 Mercedes SL and SLK add small expansion to Takata airbag recall
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    Mercedes-Benz is the latest automaker to be affected by Takata's massive airbag recall. The company has announced a voluntary recall campaign on a small number of model-year 2014 SLK- and SL-Class roadsters. In Mercedes' case, 300 vehicles are affected, 200 of which are in the hands of ...

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    Report: Next Mercedes SL due in 2019, will share platform with SLK
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    Planning to reduce its platform count to just four, Mercedes-Benz will put the next generation SL on the same Modular Sports Architecture (MSA) as the upcoming SLK. Right now they are the only two cars planned to use MSA, with the firm's other rear-wheel-drive cars going on the Modular Rear ...

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    Geneva: Carlsson SLK 340 Judd is winged up for hill climb glory
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    Carlsson has been expertly tuning Mercedes-Benz products for more than 20 years now, but we can't say as we remember the outfit turning out anything quite so racy as this SLK 340 Judd that it has brought along to the Geneva Motor Show this year. This SLK is meant for competition, obviously, and ...

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    Consumer Reports selling its road-tested roadsters [w/video]
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    Here's a chance to acquire a celebrity-owned vehicles, and this time at a discount instead of a premium. So the celebrity in this case is Consumer Reports, that magazine that could be equally adored and abhored by car enthusiasts. CR buys all of its test vehicles and usually finds willing second ...

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    Motorsports: Carlsson turns Mercedes-Benz SLK into 610-HP hill-climb clawer
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    Carlsson's race-tuned versions of the Mercedes-Benz SLK have been taking checkered flags for years, and we won't be surprised if its SLK 340 hill climber fares any different. Developed by multiple German and Swiss hill climb champion Reto Meisel, the carbon-bodied SLK 340 with lightweight brakes ...

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    Florida bank offers free Benz with new $1M account
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    The rich have all the fun, don't they? With your bank account, you get, what, free checks? Overdraft protection? A toaster maybe? If you had a cool million sitting around, just taking up space, you could get yourself a free Mercedes-Benz. Not just a base C-Class either. Open a five-year CD of ...

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    Report: Mercedes to bring Magic Sky Control to side windows?
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    We've had the chance to sample Mercedes-Benz's so-called Magic Sky Control technology in both the SL and SLK roadsters, and it's a pretty clever party trick. The technology can turn the overhead roof panel in either of the two-seaters from transparent to opaque by energizing the light-blocking ...

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    Review: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 [w/video]
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    Sport, Compact, Light? Two Out of Three Ain't Bad Sportlich, Leicht, Kompakt. If your German is as spotty as ours, that stands for " Sporty, Light, Compact," and it's telling that those are the three letters used by Mercedes-Benz as an adopted moniker for the small hardtop/convertible coupe that ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG
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    A Simple Black Dress With A Leather-Wrapped Baseball Bat Yes, it's a tired trope. But if there's a pair of well-off empty-nesters, the husband drives a Mercedes-Benz SL and the wife has an SLK. Stereotypes become stereotypes for a reason: As often as not, they're true. But to dismiss this ...

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    Frankfurt: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG will seriously tatter your toupee [w/video]
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    The smallest roadster in the automaker's lineup is all-new for 2012, and hardly in need of more power, but that hasn't stopped Mercedes-Benz from shoehorning its AMG-tuned 5.5-liter V8 under the hood. The naturally-aspirated M152 engine, featuring direct injection, is rated at 415 horsepower at ...

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    Official: Mercedes-Benz reveals 2012 SLK55 AMG
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    Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the latest addition to the SLK Roadster lineup, the 2012 SLK55 AMG. For this iteration of the diminutive droptop, AMG is employing a naturally-aspirated version of Mercedes-Benz's 5.5-liter V8. The new aluminum engine is good for 415 horsepower and 398 pound-feet of ...

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    Official: Mercedes-Benz details new variable-displacement V8 for SLK55 AMG
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    Balancing power and economy is a tricky business, especially for Mercedes-Benz and its in-house performance division, AMG. On the one hand, a buyer's conscience demands improved fuel economy and reduced emissions. But on the other, AMG knows what its customers really want is pure, unadulterated ...

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    2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 to start at $55,675*
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    The Mercedes-Benz SLK roadster has received a substantial makeover for 2012, with reworked powertrains and more masculine sheetmetal. The SLK350's new 3.5-liter V6 helps back up that fresh dose of manliness with 302 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, thanks to the addition of direct ...

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    Mercedes-Benz: U.S. fuel too dirty for next-gen efficient engines
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    The newest gasoline engines from Mercedes-Benz feature cutting-edge lean-burn technology that leads to fewer harmful emissions and a 10 percent improvement in fuel economy. Well, the new engine tech, which requires a much leaner fuel-to-air ratio, is making its way into many mills, but ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
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    On Top Of The World With Merc's New Magic Roadster

    2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We usually see women behind the wheel of the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class. Who can blame them? It's a cute little car. The original SLK debuted in 1996 with a four-cylinder powerplant ...

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    Pics Aplenty: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK
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    Mercedes-Benz has released studio shots of the newly-redesigned SLK Roadster, which debuts later this year as a 2012 model. The new SLK will be the third generation of Mercedes' entry-level convertible. The redesign moves the SLK's shape further toward its higher-end brethren, and introduces ...

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    2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK Roadster unwrapped in Stuttgart
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    2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We were in Suttgart, Germany, this past weekend as Mercedes-Benz took the wraps of its all-new 2012 SLK Roadster. While completely redesigned, there's no mistaking the two-seater for anything but a Mercedes-Benz – and ...

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    Officially Official: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK pops its auto-tinting lid [w/video]
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    2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The thing about innovation is that to follow up, you tend to need another dose of innovation to keep people interested. Case in point: Mercedes-Benz having shoes to fill with its little SLK. The original was one of the first ...

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    Video: Nico Rosberg shows off 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK with Magic Sky Control
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    Nico Rosberg and the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    One of the benefits of having an F1 team at your disposal is that, in the off season at least, you've got some of the world's best professional drivers on call for test driving duties. And ...

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    Leaked: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK revealed ahead of schedule [w/video]
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    2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK leaked in French promo film – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Mercedes-Benz has pulled the drapes back on its 2012 SLK... by accident. A French promotional film made its way to the Internet, and the star of the clip is the redesigned hardtop convertible. ...

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