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Yes, per its vin number


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The new SLC. Is it still a R172?
No the R173

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wrong, see the vin above. what is in wikipedia, in regards to subject 'r173', this time is incorrect


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Think its only a facelift as the shape is still the same:-) Make sense that it is still a R172
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also from Wikipedia,

For the 2017 model year (late 2016), with the release of the third generation R172 facelift, the SLK-Class will be renamed to Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class in accordance with the revised nomenclature adopted by the brand. Under this scheme, roadsters use the base name "SL", followed by the model's placement in Mercedes-Benz hierarchy. The "SL" is for Sportlich Leicht (German for "Sport Light") and alludes to the long-running SL-Class. This is followed by the letter "C"—the SLC being the roadster equivalent to the C-Class.[3][4]


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So we can put an SLC badge on our cars! As it was also part of the c class?
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It you want a step backwards....sure!
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Lol just teasing J?
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They are wrong. Even MB says it is a R172. Who you want to believe? MB or someone that is not with MB
Plus the vin above says 172 in it
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one can get an equal number of other articles

2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC Is a Mid-Cycle Facelift for the SLK - autoevolution


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Even the Mercedes EPC, Electronic Parts Catalog calls its (where that vin with the r172 came from )

https://www.slkworld.com/vehicle-data...d-request.html


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As mentioned, the SLK/SLC has a mid 7/8 year facelift

r170 started in 1996 and had its facelift 2000
r171 started in 2004/5 and had its facelift 2008/2009
r172 started 2011/12 and has its facelift 2016/2017


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I could go on Wiki right now and make it a R174.
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Was it you that was supposed to correct Wiki's r173 entry or someone else we spoke to?


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Was it you that was supposed to correct Wiki's r173 entry or someone else we spoke to?
It wasn't me. But I have now officially changed it.


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