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Mercedes-Benz GLK gets 2.0-litre turbocharged engine

By SYF77 on 12 Apr 2013

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Previously, the only petrol engine available for the Mercedes GLK class SUV is a 3.5-litre V6. But starting from June this year, the European market will be offered with the GLK 250 4MATIC, which is equipped with the 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder borrowed from the A250. It produces 208bhp with 350Nm of torque.

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The engine is mated to a seven-speed 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission that sends the power to all four wheels. The engine is fitted with a start/stop function as standard.

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Although the engine capacity has been slashed by as much as 50 percent, the compact luxury SUV is no slouch. According to Mercedes, the GLK 250 sprints from 0 to 100km/h in a swift 7.9 seconds before reaching a top speed of 215km/h. It returns an NEDC (New European Driving Cycle) combined fuel efficiency of 7.5-7.7L/100km with CO2 emission of up to 180g/km.

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If you like the GLK's latest proposition and that masculine looks, you might be disappointed to know that the SUV is currently not in Cycle & Carriage’s price list.

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Written by SYF77
I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.

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VellfireS Apr 12 2013 04:29 PM
There is a chance it might sell well here..
Jerrcik Apr 13 2013 12:54 AM
It would be wasted if not used on off road.
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