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Mercedes-Benz SLK Engine Speed

SLK AMG

Exterior Modification Revolutions

2004 - 2010

SLK 55 5750 rpm
55 5750 rpm

SLK Roadster

Exterior Modification Revolutions

2004 - 2011

200K 2Look 5500 rpm
200K Edition 10 5500 rpm
200K Grand Edition 5500 rpm
200K Sport 5500 rpm
200K 5500 rpm
280 Edition 10 6000 rpm
280 Sport 6000 rpm
350 Edition 10 6000 rpm
280 6000 rpm
300 6000 rpm
350 6000 rpm

1996 - 2004

200K 2Look 5500 rpm
200K Edition 10 5500 rpm
200K Grand Edition 5500 rpm
200K Sport 5500 rpm
200K 5500 rpm
280 Edition 10 6000 rpm
280 Sport 6000 rpm
350 Edition 10 6000 rpm
280 6000 rpm
300 6000 rpm
350 6000 rpm

The numbers show optimal petrol use for SLK and driving style. This figure helps you understand the character of 280 Edition 10 according to RPM. During driving Mercedes-Benz SLK you should know that ordinary engine rotation rate is 6000 rpm. The figure is especially useful for SLKgearbox control. You still can rotate the Mercedes-Benz’s engine of 200K Sport faster but with less output.

  • The Mercedes-Benz’s engine in your car shows great flexible temper with 5500 rpm.

  • In sport mode you’ll constantly keep revolutions of 280 Edition 10 motor near optimum.

  • You can notice high capacity of SLK in any conditions.

  • It’s only for fast accelerating Mercedes-Benz cars to have 6000 rpm engines under the hood.

  • Though, the engine in 200K Grand Edition might take too much petrol.

  • It gives you freedom driving the SLK and choosing gears.

Every car has its own purpose and Mercedes-Benz SLK is not an exception. Better keep up with Mercedes-Benz’s information on SLK 55 and use best sides of your car. The optimal rotation at 6000 rpm provides its own pluses and minuses.

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