2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK

  • 2012 MINI Cooper Roadster

    As anyone who owns one will tell you, there's nothing quite like driving with the top down on a sunny day. It may be clichéd, but having the wind in your hair, sun on your face and experiencing just a little more of the world around you, really does make every journey a little more fun. While we're waiting for an affordable successor to the Tesla Roadster to enjoy some zero-emissions top-down driving, our next best option is to scan the price lists for the five convertibles offering the highest gas mileage. Want some summer fun without using too much gas? These could be the cars for...

  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK
    U.S. Gas Is Too Dirty For Our Best Engines, Mercedes-Benz Says

    We rarely think about what's in our gasoline when we fill the tank, but carmakers have to. Mercedes-Benz has just launched a new direct-injected 3.5-liter V-6 engine in its 2012 SLK model, with an innovative "lean burn" mode that will also be used on a smaller four-cylinder engine. The "Stratified"...

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