From the Archive: 1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 | 2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

That’s a ‘98 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor that was at the 2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class is a line of luxury cars that was made between 1996 and 2020. This is from the first generation, which was made between September of 1996 and December of 2004. The engine is a 2.3 liter supercharged M111 straight-4 that produces 185 horsepower and 200 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 5-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 7.2 seconds and has a top speed of 143 mph.

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