BlueEFFICIENCY from Mercedes-Benz stands for pioneering efficiency technology as well as innovative packages of measures based on optimising fuel consumption and emission levels.
Efficiency technologies in the new SLK Roadster
Direct injection, downsizing, increased compression and turbocharging in the new engine generation enable top torque, output and noise reduction figures. Innovative engine technology makes it possible to significantly reduce emissions and fuel consumption compared with previous models.
Packages of measures in the new SLK Roadster
The new SLK is equipped with a wealth of diverse BlueEFFICIENCY features and environment-friendly technologies, depending on the engine.
These are, for instance:
Aerodynamically shaped exterior mirror housings
Tyres with optimised rolling resistance
ECO start/stop function
Ancillaries with energy-saving control logic and need-based activation (power steering pump as well as fuel and oil pump)
Alternator management (alternator switched off during traction operations)
Entire engine range certified to Euro 5 emissions standards
Need-based control of the air conditioning compressor
Real-time fuel economy display
Engine technologies such as direct fuel injection and turbocharging
Optimised aerodynamics as the result of adjustable radiator shutters for SLK 200 BlueEFFICIENCY
Shift recommendation display for engines with manual gearbox