I am sure DC would have a good answer
to these questions. My point was that
the difference between an SLK32 and an
SLK55 might be significant enough to
make a buyer consider delaying the purchase.
The difference between an E55 and an E60
might not be significant enough to consider
delaying the purchase. Since official
specifications have not been released
( or have they? ) it is hard to make
zenith red wrote:
According to the Autocar, the supercharged motors are phased out due to
increasingly stricter Euro emission control regulations in the
forthcoming years. Mercedes-Benz and AMG are increasing the displacement
of the V8 motors from 5,5-litre to 6,3-litre to compensate for removal
of superchargers. I think they do not stop with increased displacement:
they are reverting to 32-valve design for the next generation of V8 motors.
It is possible that the E60 AMG is heralding the next generation along
with 2005 S-Class.
As the Americans say, "there's no substitute for cubic inch". Same for
number of cylinders. More cylinders, the better (for the Americans).
I thought that a new SLK (R171) was to debut for 2004. (www.mbspys.com) I
notice a "special edition" version is available in the USA. Has MB delayed
the R171?? and why would anyone buy the last version when the new model is
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