GERMANY: New engine for Merc CLK Kompressor

By just-auto.com editorial team | 23 November 2006

Mercedes-Benz has launched a new engine for its CLK 200 Kompressor coupe and cabriolet range.

The new four-cylinder engine delivers 184 hp and maximum 250 Nm of torque, offering greater power output, (+21 hp) and improved torque (+10 Nm) compared to its predecessor, while maintaining the same fuel economy and CO2 emissions.

Top speed is 147 mph for the coupe with manual gearbox, and acceleration from 0-62 mph improves to 8.8 seconds from 9.3 seconds.