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Facelift???

I have a 2001 SLK 230 It has marker lights on the side view mirrors is it a post facelift car.
Or is it later?
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R170 facelift (2000)[edit]

2000–2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK 320 (Australia)
In 1997, development on updates to the R170 began and by early 1998, design work on an updated SLK was completed and patented on February 2, 1998.[7] In February 2000, the SLK received a facelift which included new front and rear bumper designs, body-coloured side skirts and the introduction of new wing mirrors incorporating indicators. The range was expanded to include a new entry-level model SLK 200 Kompressor and a new V6 in the SLK 320. Technical improvements included the addition of Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and a new 6-speed manual transmission. A stabilizer bar was added to the rear and the front one was reinforced. A 3.46:1 axle was added for the manual shift SLK, and the fuel tank grew from 12 to 14 gallons.[clarification needed]

In 2001 a new AMG model was added, with a 349 hp (260 kW) supercharged version of the 3.2 L V6. This SLK 32 AMG was the most powerful R170 SLK, and was a direct rival of the BMW M Roadster and Porsche Boxster S. It was only offered with the newly engineered five-gear "SpeedShift" and boasted 35% quicker automatic shifts. All engines were hand built by AMG by an individual engineer. The SLK32 AMG's engine has two spark plugs per cylinder for maximum combustion and was fitted with an intercooled Lysholm-type twin-screw supercharger. Brakes became 13.15" diameter from 11.8" standard. AMG production ran between Aug 2000 and March 2004. Only 4,333 were built in total, of which 979 were retained for Germany, 2,056 exported to the USA and 263 to the UK.

In July 2004 a Special Edition was launched prior to the replacement with the new R171 SLK in 2005. The R170 lived on as the Chrysler Crossfire until 2008, sharing substantial elements of the SLK including engines and interiors.

R170 range summary[edit]
Not all models were exported to all markets.

SLK 200 (1996–2000) – 2.0 L (1998 cc) 136 bhp (101 kW; 138 PS) I4
SLK 200 Kompressor (1996–2000) – 2.0 L (1998 cc) 192 bhp (143 kW; 195 PS) I4 supercharged engine, 0–60 mph in 6.9 seconds, top speed of 240 km/h (148 mph).
SLK 200 Kompressor (2000–2004) – 2.0 L (1998 cc) 163 bhp (122 kW; 165 PS) I4 supercharged engine, 0–60 mph in 7.4 seconds, top speed of 223 km/h (138 mph).
SLK 230 Kompressor (1996–2000) – 2.3 L (2295 cc) 193 bhp (144 kW; 196 PS) I4 supercharged engine
SLK 230 Kompressor (2000–2004) – 2.3 L (2295 cc) 197 bhp (147 kW; 200 PS) I4 supercharged engine, 0–60 mph in 6.9 seconds, top speed of 240 km/h (148 mph).
SLK 320 (2000–2004) – 3.2 L (3199 cc) 218 bhp (163 kW; 221 PS) V6 engine, 0–60 mph in 6.5 seconds, top speed of 245 km/h (152 mph).
SLK 32 AMG (2001–2004) – 3.2 L (3199 cc) 349 bhp (260 kW; 354 PS) V6 engine, 0–62 mph in 5.2 seconds.[8]


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Thanks for that. Very Interesting. Clears up my questions.
Now I have to get my rear windows and top operating. Open my storage compartment (wonder if I'll find any goodies). Put on the chrome roll over bars I ordered, and the plastic windscreen.
And I'll be ready to go.
I can't believe I've even looking into claying the car. (not sure what was repainted so I'll give it a chance to cure)
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