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Mercedes Benz Designer Gordeon Wagener just confirmed the Sls will go into production in 2014 as the SlC...






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What does the C stand for, as opposed to K? (SLC vs. SLK)

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What does the C stand for, as opposed to K? (SLC vs. SLK)
Geländewagen = cross country vehicle.


edit - Whoops - your C looks like a G - C is for coupé.

This is the original . . . (in green, of course!!)








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What will be the asking price in US dollars?


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What will be the asking price in US dollars?
The price in the UK is set to be about £ 75,000 which is 121,395 U.S. dollars - no doubt the US prices will be lower.






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I don't get why they try to make a 'baby SLS'.
(Read on local newspaper website)

When we already have SLK that looks like a baby SLS..
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Articles are claiming the price will be set around $90,000 USD as a direct competitor to the Porsche 911.

As far as the baby SLS comment... yes, the SLK is a smaller and cheaper SLS, and the SLC will fit right in the middle of the two markets. Approximately the same or a bit less cost than an SL, with more emphasis on performance rather than comfort and luxury.

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Wonder if they will have a early order option.....I think I need one!


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If it looks anything like that in the flesh, I know what I'll be considering to replace the R171 - as long as they do a topless version!

Is it just me or does the rear look Crossfire-ish?



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If it looks anything like that in the flesh, I know what I'll be considering to replace the R171 - as long as they do a topless version!

Is it just me or does the rear look Crossfire-ish?
...so do the front wings...

Overall though, looks pretty nice...
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It looks a bit retro to me. Not as it matters as I wont be buying one
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