Released in January 1997 as one of the earliest 1998 models ever in America was the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class compact roadster convertible.

Year-to-year changes[edit | edit source]

1998[edit | edit source]

The first SLK-Class convertibles only had one trim level and 5-speed automatic transmission.

1999[edit | edit source]

A new Sport trim level joined the base model in the lineup, and 5-speed manual transmission became standard, making automatic transmission now optional.

Retail prices[edit | edit source]

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