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R173 in Wikipedia

I was poking around on Wikipedia to find the weight of my SLK and noticed that they've added a new 'range' of SLK - the R173 range that started in 'March 2016 - present'. See pic. Did I miss an announcement or does wiki have it wrong...... Inquiring minds want to know.
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wiki is wrong in my opinion until we can get a member with an slc to post the vin and see if it starts with 173 or 172 as I assume it will
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Just got off phone with my tech at Tampa Mercedes and he states from Mercedes internal document dated Dec 16th 2015, MY 17 (Model Year) SLC (R172) announcement...
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Yep, as can be confirmed through EPC Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet
No R173.

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so who is going into wikipedia to fix it?
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so who is going into wikipedia to fix it?
Me.
Done.
Don't know for how long.
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