Mercedes SLC Final Edition revealed

The Final Edition is the swansong for the Mercedes SLC convertible and starts at £37,120

Available to buy now for £37,120 Final Edition gets extra kit and a bright yellow paint colour Choice of three petrol engines remains unchanged

The Mercedes SLC is to get a special run-out edition as Mercedes prepares to end its production. Final Edition cars are available with all three of the SLC’s petrol engines, including the faster AMG model. The limited-edition SLC is available to order now, with deliveries scheduled to start in early spring.

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Two versions of the car are available; a standard Final Edition model and a Final Edition Premium version with even more equipment. All cars get heated, electrically adjustable seats, rain-sensing wipers, ‘Airscarf’ neck heaters, sat nav, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and Parktronic parking assistance. Both also get 18-inch alloy wheels, a gloss black exterior trim pack and the vibrant ‘Sun Yellow’ paint.

The Final Edition Premium costs £3,795 more than the Final Edition, and for that you get a reversing camera, panoramic roof, high-functionality LED headlights, a wind deflector and online features. The AMG 43 model, which costs from £49,855, also gets a Harmon Kardon stereo.

Two versions of a 2.0-litre petrol engine, a 181bhp SLC 200 and 242bhp SLC 300, are available. They manage up to 40.4 and 37.2mpg respectively. The Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 has a 3.0-litre V6 with 385bhp, and its 32.5mpg figure is somewhat justified by its 4.7-second 0-62mph time. The SLC 200 comes with a six-speed manual as standard and a nine-speed automatic gearbox as an option, while the auto gearbox is standard on the SLC 300 and AMG 43.

See how the Mercedes SLC compares to the Audi TT Roadster and BMW 2 Series Convertible by reading our reviews.

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