The Mercedes guys and their friends over at AMG are pretty busy during the summer it seems. After bringing the first spy photos of both the new GL and C-Class Coupe it’s now time for the first photos of the AMG version of the new SLK. Clear visible giveaways are the bigger brakes and of course the massive quads exhaust pipes at the rear. The front spoiler will also get bigger air intakes and a different design than the standard SLK. The current SLK 55 AMG has mighty 360 horsepower and a not so wild guess is that the V8 in new one will get some more power under the hood. Some rumors are talking about a twin-turbo V6 and others about a twin-turbo V8 for the AMG, but this one sure sounded like a V8. So if the rumor about the twin-turbo V8 is right we might expect some 400-450 horsepower in this small roadster. As we know from earlier spy photos of the standard car, the interior will get a lot of the SLS look with the AMG version looking even sportier.
Expect the SLK AMG to debut under 2012.