Now available for auction is this 2003 Mercedes-Benz R170 SLK 32 AMG Kompressor finished in Black over a black leather interior. The SLK 32 AMG was the first AMG-tuned SLK model and is well regarded for its impressive performance, refinement, and supercharged V6 engine. The seller reports 2056 examples to have been built for the U.S. market with only 592 made for the 2003 model year. Showing approximately 39k miles traveled from new, this increasingly collectible SLK 32 AMG is now being listed by its selling dealer out of New Jersey.
The Black finish is said to be well-presented, detailed images are provided in the photo gallery. Notable visual differences compared with the standard SLK model include more aggressive front and rear bumpers with larger air intakes, a subtle trunk lip spoiler, oval exhaust tips, and 17” light-alloy wheels. The convertible hardtop is said to have been recently serviced at a Mercedes dealer to ensure proper working order.
Inside, the black leather interior is reported to be in very nice condition with all gauges and accessories said to be fully functional. Unique features include heavily bolstered sport seats with headrests logos, AMG-specific instrument dials, and a revised steering wheel.
The 3.2 L supercharged "Kompressor" V6 engine under the hood develops 349 HP and 332lb.-ft of torque, which is sent through a five-speed 5G-Tronic “SpeedShift” automatic transmission to the rear wheels. The sprint from 0 to 60 MPH is accomplished in approximately five seconds. Other performance features unique to this AMG version include larger brakes, specially calibrated gear ratios, and a sport-tuned suspension with ESP. This R170 is said to be in fantastic driving condition for its next owner with its most recent service carried out in January of 2021 in preparation for sale. A partial history of maintenance is provided on CARFAX.
This sale will include a clean title and owner's manuals. An ideal everyday sports car for any driving enthusiast, this SLK 32 offers incredible value.