View Thread: Powerful, lively, economical and quiet: Mercedes presents a new six-cylinder engine


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For the future SLK-Class Mercedes-Benz has developed a new six-cylinder engine whose exemplary output and torque characteristics are supremely well-suited to this sporty, dynamic sports car and guarantee driving enjoyment at the highest level. In addition this state-of-the-art 3.5-litre power unit sets new standards in fuel consumption and noise comfort with a number of technical innovations. With an output of 200 kW/272 hp and 350 Newton metres of torque, the new Mercedes six-cylinder unit is one of the most powerful V6 engines in its displacement class. The maximum torque is already available from 2500 rpm and remains constant over a wide engine speed range up to 5000 rpm, providing powerful acceleration and rapid sprints.

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