Innovations for efficient mobility

Environmentally compatible concepts

Efficiency technologies in the new SLK Roadster

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