1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Expert Reviews

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on November 10, 1996

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on November 10, 1996

So you'd like to tool around in a Mercedes-Benz roadster but you don't have $80,000 in the coin jar to purchase the lowest-priced SL 320. Your worries are over, Muffy and Buffy. Mercedes... Read full review

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on January 31, 1998

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on January 31, 1998

In the motoring media, the question keeps being asked: Is the new Mercedes-Benz SLK230 really a sports car? No one disputes the fact that SLK is fun to drive and great to be seen in. The baby Benz ... Read full review

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on September 12, 1997

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on September 12, 1997

Mercedes-Benz' SLK is so captivating that you might think its initials stand for Sure Looks Kute. Instead, they are German for Sport, Light and Short. Whatever its name, you're sure to c... Read full review


The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on October 22, 1997

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on October 22, 1997

The worst part about our comparison test of the 1998 Porsche Boxster and Mercedes-Benz SLK: Both vehicles are virtually sold out through the end of the year. Guess the rebirth of the roadster could... Read full review

The Detroit News's view

By Paul Lienert on February 26, 1997

The Detroit News's view

By Paul Lienert on February 26, 1997

The eager guide is trying to usher us into the bowels of the beast - the world's largest solar telescope - here at Kitt Peak National Observatory (elev. 6,875 feet). I'd just as soon enjo... Read full review