This new book is the only one that covers in detail the complete history of the R171, the second generation SLK. Written by Mercedes expert Bernd S. Koehling it serves as the perfect reference work to everything SLK R171. It discusses not only all the upgrades and different specifications, it also explains the car's VIN, covers the COMAND system and lists the different model codes. It gives sound advice, what to look out for if one wants to buy a R171 and talks about possible vario roof and balance shaft sprocket issues. The book lets the reader experience driving the SLK55 AMG and continues with listing complete technical specifications and annual production history of each model. Plenty of interesting photos highlight many technical details of the different R171 versions.The author has so far over 25 books and e-books about Mercedes-Benz cars from the 1949 170V to the 2012 SL R231 to his credit.In this guide one can read- how the SLK story began- history of the vario roof- trouble-shooting the SLK vario roof- details of the R171- the engines- M272 balance shaft issues- the COMAND system- the option packages- the safety features- the SLK55 AMG- the SLK55 AMG Black Series- first upgrades- the 2008 facelift- the special editions- experiencing the SLK55 AMG- the Brabus SLK- other tuners- choosing a used R171- the SLK's VIN explained- the data card with detailed model code description- today's second hand SLK prices- the sales performance incl. annual prod. data for each model- the technical specsThis new book is the only one that covers in detail the complete history of the R171, the second generation SLK. Written by Mercedes expert Bernd S. Koehling it serves as the perfect reference work to everything SLK R171.
|Title||:||Mercedes-Benz, the Slk Models|
|Author||:||Bernd S. Koehling|
|Publisher||:||CreateSpace - 2014-12-10|