Mercedes-Benz SLK

R170 series 1996-2004

Mercedes-Benz SLK R170 series 1996-2004
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Format: Hardback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781845846510
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The first in a series of SLK titles written with the full co-operation of Mercedes-Benz, this detailed book reveals the full history of the first generation 'Sportlich, Leicht und Kurz' - the SLK. Starting with an introduction to, and history of, the Mercedes-Benz marque, this book shows the SLK concept cars, and provides full coverage of all the SLK R170 production models and the optional extras that were sold with them. Also included are comprehensive appendices describing year-by-year changes, engine specifications, standard colours, trim options and production numbers.

The author

Born in Coventry, the heart of the British motor industry, Brian Long comes from a family with a proud heritage in the automotive and aviation fields. He trained as a mechanical engineer, and worked for a time at his father's garage. Brian became heavily involved in the classic car scene at 19, and says he turned to writing by accident. He has a long association with several major car manufacturers, is a member of the Society of Automotive Historians, and a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers. He now writes full-time and, since 1990, when his first book was released, he has had more than 80 titles published. Brian currently lives with his family in Chiba, in Japan, where they enjoy life with their Dobermann and Thoroughbred racehorse.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781845846510
Illustrations: 337 color photos
Size: 10 in x 10 in x 0.75 in / 254 mm x 254 mm x 19.05 mm
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