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2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 Review



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PROS
Retractable steel roof offers four-seasons practicality
Turbocharged V6 is plenty powerful
Excels at long-distance driving
Not that much more expensive than the SLC 300

CONS
Transmission is abrupt in Sport+ mode
Active exhaust requires Sport+ mode
Individual mode lacks configuration options
Lacks hand-built AMG exclusivity of past models

If you're in the luxury game, the pressure to build high performance editions of almost every model in your line-up is a strong one. Most premium brands pursue volume as aggressively as possible, extending their reach into every conceivable niche to create a balance of both divine (Audi RS7) and strange (BMW X6 M) bedfellows. After replacing its longtime SLK nameplate with the new SLC roadster, Mercedes-Benz turns its hot rodding skills to the 2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 and continues its tradition of dumping a big engine in a small car - with a few important twists.


The first being that the Mercedes-AMG SLC 43's motor is only big when it comes to power, because its down considerably in terms of cylinders and displacement when compared to its SLK55 AMG predecessor. Gone is the rambunctious V8 of years past and in its place is a biturbo 3.0-liter V6 that has been tuned to provide 362 horses and 384 lb-ft of torque. Nice numbers, and good enough to eclipse both the Porsche 718 Boxster S and the BMW Z4, but shy of the 415 ponies and 398 lb-ft twist provided by the 5.5-liter unit it replaces. Purists will also be disappointed to learn that the hand-built, one engineer / one engine philosophy that guided past AMG models is nowhere to be found with the SLC 43, as the drivetrain is pulled off the standard production line before being stuffed into the convertible.



The step down in power and shift to mass-produced turbos over naturally-aspirated grunt is understandable in the wake of the shifting fuel mileage and emissions priorities at every major automaker, but it would be more forgivable if the Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 was quicker than the SLK 55 AMG. Unfortunately, it's not - you lose a tenth of a second in the sprint to 60-mph despite the car being somewhat lighter than the model it replaces. Does it really matter if it takes 4.5 seconds or 4.6 seconds to hit highway merging speeds? Not in the real world, no, but on paper, SLK owners might be a little nonplussed at trade-in time.



Along with its thoroughly revised chassis, the SLC 43 also gains a nine-speed automatic transmission to replace the previous AMG model's seven-speed unit. It's here that the subtle line dividing a grand tourer from a sports car starts to become more apparent, as the gearbox's behavior displays two distinct personalities depending on which drive mode you select. Comfort and Eco modes are smooth sailing, with the muted go-pedal in the latter coaxing a few more miles per gallon out of the car, but switch to Sport or Sport+ and you'll notice the transmission's character change from butter to bucking, especially as it bangs down into first gear when slowing to a stop. You can attenuate the roughness by paddle-shifting the car yourself, but even then it takes perfect timing to avoid a list-minute lurch.

Why bother with Sport+ at all if you're outside of a racetrack setting? One simple reason: it's here, and only here, that you'll be entertained by the full and throaty unfettered sport exhaust, burbling and crackling mere inches from your head with the top down. It's not possible to activate that particular feature using the Individual drive mode setting, which only allows you to toughen up the shifts and sharpened the throttle while deciding how heavy you want the steering to be, so Sport+ is a must for full aural enjoyment of the car.

Truth be told, if you're an enthusiast looking for lap times you're most likely not shopping in a Mercedes-Benz showroom for roadster. With its baby SL-Class looks shining that much brighter after its recent redesign, its snug retractable hardtop offering four-season protection from the elements, and its nicely-appointed cabin tipping towards the luxury side of the equation, the SLC 43 has turned over a new leaf in terms of the customer that it's after. Whereas the SLK55 AMG was a raucous rabble rouser intent on throwing sand (and shredded rubber) in the face of Porsche, Audi, and BMW drop-tops, the new Mercedes-AMG model is more about stretching its long legs on the unrestricted autobahn and getting you to your destination as rapidly and as relaxed as possible.

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Do they now use a "steel roof"? The image looked like the roof was body color, but that was a little hard to discern.
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That seems a fair review, if short!
BTW I think "steel roof" is just a euphemism for "hard top", the pictured car looks like it has a glass panel. Can't remember the SLC roof specs offhand I think Magic Sky is still an option?

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Though I find the front end a bit less ugly than the R172 SLK, I'm still a bit hesitant to call this vehicle "pretty". Why not style it a bit more like the AMG GT? I also find the lack of interior updates very disappointing, as it looks super dated. Finally, the lack of the V8, which made the AMG variants so special, is a let down. Would I buy this vehicle...? Probably not. I'd go for a 09-11 R171 AMG, or the car I own now.

Unfortunately the high end two seater market is pretty dead, never quite recovered after the crisis from 08. With BMW now phasing out the Z4, there really aren't many choices left in the market for a two seater hard top convertible...
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Bleen, there is always the Lotus. Stuck in time loud like a B17 and a face only a Mum could love. Of Course there is no button to activate the Smart Top.




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I also find the lack of interior updates very disappointing, as it looks super dated.
However, that could also be MBs intention... they just chose to call it "retro"
and I agree with them, for me there's a great deal of appeal to the clean lines and "classic" detail touches in the SLKs/SLCs interior.

This stuff is sooooo subjective!
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...high end two seater...hard top convertible...
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The interior of the SL is also dated, though a bit better in terms of materials, and a lot better on the features side. The problem for me, for the SL, is that is a huge long car. I test drove the previous gen SL63 and while I loved the power, it always felt big and heavy. The new one might be lighter but it's still a huge car. Heck, the Aston I used to have, and the F type also feel big. I might have a problem
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Though I find the front end a bit less ugly than the R172 SLK, I'm still a bit hesitant to call this vehicle "pretty". Why not style it a bit more like the AMG GT?
It could have been worse! Check out the front end of the 2017 SL that had arrived with my 2017 SLC. I think we dodged a front end bullet.
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Though I find the front end a bit less ugly than the R172 SLK, I'm still a bit hesitant to call this vehicle "pretty". Why not style it a bit more like the AMG GT?
It could have been worse! Check out the front end of the 2017 SL that had arrived with my 2017 SLC. I think we dodged a front end bullet.

My New 2017 SLC 43 SLC front end (Sorry for the extra post...I couldn't get multi pix to save from iPad)
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My New 2017 SLC 43 SLC front end (Sorry for the extra post...I couldn't get multi pix to save from iPad)
How did you get them to sell you one? I've been through four salesmen and have yet to schedule a test drive. Last guy promised he'd call when a high spec one came in "in 10 days." It's on their web site sitting out front, no call. Guy before him did not know what an SLC was despite one being a few feet away, guy before him was supposed to call when any SLC came in but didn't, guy before that sold me my 2012, disagreeable on many levels.

So what's the secret??
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Hi SLKomatic

I don't really have any secrets but I do exercise several actions that has helped develop a great business relationship with 3 MB dealerships in my area:

- Find a Mercedes Benz dealership where you feel comfortable having a conversation
- I live in an area where there are 3 MB dealerships in a 60 mile radius so there is more competition to gain my business.
- I'm polite, informed & never rude or arrogant. I treat these folks like family. I visit them at least once a year for service & make a point to say Hi & catch up with the sales person, finance person, Reception people & managers & Service folks...even the guys/gals in the service bay area. Building a business relationship is so important to me.
- I've been in the MB Lease program since ordering my 1st Benz/SLK. The dealers are proactively reaching out to me about 9-12 months before lease end.
- with exception of my 2009 & 2012 SLK 55, I have ordered/built my 05(sight unseen), 06, 2013 SLK 55, 2017 SLC
- Make a commitment if you really want an SLC 43 AMG by building/ordering your vehicle
- No test drive. There's not enough of these vehicles around for a dealership to have one set aside for test drives. You either want one or you don't
- I always put up $1000 deposit. If you really want one of these vehicles then one must show that you're serious about taking delivery & taking a risk if you decide to bail on the deal
- I would not put down a deposit with the dealership promising "the next one in is yours". However I would bet that the vehicle you were told would be there in 10 days was most likely scooped up by someone else that did give a deposit & presale agreement to buy the vehicle sight unseen.
- If you order the vehicle with a deposit then you know when the vehicle arrives it IS yours
- The dealership I work with are all about passion for the Mercedes vehicles they sell & less about making a sale

So I have no secrets but I do know what I like. Good luck to you in your quest for a new SLC 43 AMG!

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Had great luck with my last car. The sales mangler even called me a week later to offer me a sales job. I declined gracefully. it was like a party. First visit there, came in to use the restroom, drove one home that was nearly identical to one I was going to order. I had driven one at other dealers long ago.

Happy to say that today I stopped in at another dealer unannounced on the way home from the Dallas MB Club meeting. In a car and driving in about 10 minutes. The salesman was recd by club members, great guy. See? It can be done, other dealer. More on the drive later.

This morning yet another salesman called from the other place, I suspect because Friday I filled out a service survey and added that in addition to the service problems, their sales dept was not so hot either, with details. Didn't call him back. They self-eliminated. Club members spoke of the same problems there. Arrogant bunch.

Going back next week when I have more time to talk turkey. Still not quite decided. Thanks for your comments.

+ Gotta disagree on the test drive. Had to see if there was enough difference between it and my 2012. Only one way to do that, butt dyno. Lotta money to just hope.
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So here are some of my thoughts on the SLC 43. I have had two SLKs previously - a 2006 SLK 280 and a 2010 SLK 300 that I traded in for the SLC 43. I ordered the SLC on June 10th (thanks BobbySLK for the heads-up that it was available to order and for preliminary pricing info on this forum!). I took delivery on August 26th. A friend of mine is one of the Sales Manager at my local dealership. At the time of order, he indicated that they had two SLC 43s slotted for the next several months, but one was already in process and couldn't be modified. I custom-ordered with the other slot with the following options:
Brilliant Blue Metallic paint, Bengal Red/Black leather, Black Ash wood trim, Body colored mirrors, 10-spoke wheels with black accents, Premium 2 package, and wheel locks.

My new SLC 43 was the first one this dealer received and it was generating a lot of buzz that day. I'm very happy with the color and option choices.

It is interesting that for Individual setting on the Dynamic Select, I can only choose to alter the engine/transmission and steering. There are no options for changing the suspension settings, Eco or ESP. Eco is on only in Economy or Comfort and not in Sport or Sport +. When switching the Eco on the center stack in Sport or Sport +, the light goes on, but the engine never shuts off when stopped. the ESP can be changed on the center stack independently of the Dynamic Select to either On (default), Sport or Off entirely. I can also confirm that with the Individual setting, you can set the engine/tran to Sport + and get the advantage of the open exhaust, but given that the only other change that can be made is steering, the Individual setting doesn't do much. I wonder if the Premium 3 package or the AMG handling package includes options for changing the suspension (BobbySLK?).

I agree with the OPs thoughts about the transmission changing from butter to bucking especially on downshifting, but given time, I think I can figure out how to smooth this out a little better. I'm still in the break-in period, so I'm not pushing it, but I can tell that this power train has some major cajones. Manual shifts are instantaneous and that makes it a lot of fun. When not in full manual mode and you use the paddle shifters, it stays in manual mode for about 30 seconds and then reverts to automatic. The display doesn't show you what gear you are in unless you are in manual mode. The way to get around this is to change the display to the AMG mode, which shows you the gear continuously (manual or automatic). The AMG display also shows speed (in a smaller font), and either the temperatures of the engine, coolant and oil, or settings for dynamic select (engine, steering and ESP).

I am probably the perfect customer for this new AMG marketing initiative. I would never have spent the bucks for the SLK55, but with similarly configured options, the SLC 43 was only about 6K more than the SLC 300. I really wanted a 6-cylinder over a 4-clylinder and although I'm sure the SLC 300 would have had enough power for me, it was never going to sound like or be as smooth as the SLC 43.
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[QUOTE=trptman;3096610]So here are some of my thoughts on the SLC 43.

"I wonder if the Premium 3 package or the AMG handling package includes options for changing the suspension (BobbySLK?)...."

Congratulations Trpman! The Electric Blue is Stunning!!! Reminds me of Jasper Blue, one of the stunning colors offered in 05/06.

I can tell you that the P30 Pkg does stiffen up the suspension that does change as you scroll through the engine/transmission modes. But it can't be adjusted manually in the Dynamic Selection menu. Which I would agree makes the Individualization selection a bit useless.

However, there was one additional option offered to the MB sales person that is not in the MB Build site that the public use. It was a magnetic dampening system that the sales mgr explained one could manually engage from Dynamic Select menu. He explained it was an option that he could add from his build program & required the P30. He felt it might be a little overkill more for someone that might want to take the ride to the track. It was a$2000 option and I don't track my car so I passed.

In hindsight I would probably recommend adding the magnetic dampening option for those going from an SLK 55 to the SLC 43. The car is a bit lighter than my former SLK 55. I think the SLC 43 would benefit from the added selectable suspension dampening in combination with the P30 Pkg. I was told it could still be added & installed at the dealer for $2000 plus labor....I passed again.

Congrats! Good Luck & I know you will have a lot of fun with your new SLC 43 AMG, especially in Sport + mode!

Folks you pass on the road will only see a Flash of Blue Lightning!

Drive Fast,

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Congrats! Good Luck & I know you will have a lot of fun with your new SLC 43 AMG, especially in Sport + mode!

Folks you pass on the road will only see a Flash of Blue Lightning!

Drive Fast,

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Really nice colour Hope you enjoy the ride, don't turn it into a garage queen. Are all black wheels offered as an option to compliment the black mirrors and front spoiler?
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That looks great... You already have the pics, so why not enter the Sept Ride of the Month Competition (but you only have a couple more days to do so)? You could win a year's free premium membership, as well as the coveted ROTM badge for your profile!
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Nice. I love the red. I'm not so sure about the gloss black wing mirrors. They look odd against the dull matt plastic of the window seal. It works much better inside the bumper with the contrasting chrome trim and grille. Is that the "Night Pack"?

And are the brake calipers yellow?
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