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Many of the AMG model's extra features are optional on the SLK 280 and SLK 350
Optional 'Airscarf' feature, which incorporates neck-level vents in the seats
Leather seats, cruise control, leather-wrapped tilt/telescopic steering wheel
Kelley Blue Book
Like most Mercedes-Benz models, the 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class comes well equipped even in its most basic trim. For those who want more luxury, for 2008 Mercedes-Benz offers a full complement of optional features on the SLK-Class.
Offered as standard equipment on every 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class is an extensive list of features that ConsumerGuide says includes "air conditioning w/dual-zone automatic climate controls." You'll also find a "leather-wrapped steering wheel w/radio controls, cruise control, leather upholstery, height-adjustable bucket seats," and "remote keyless entry." Further, there's a "nine-speaker CD audio system," according to Edmunds. While the standard features list on the Mercedes-Benz 2008 SLK280 and SLK350 is identical in terms of features, ConsumerGuide notes that the 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG adds "power tilt/telescopic steering wheel, heated 8-way power seats," and "illuminated mirror visors."
The 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class certainly isn't lacking when it comes to standard features, and the options list only adds to the SLK's lust-worthy features. Mentioned in nearly every review read by TheCarConnection.com is the "optional Airscarf neck-level heating system" in the Mercedes-Benz 2008 SLK-Class, which Cars.com finds will blow "warm air from the headrests." ForbesAutos reviewers find that feature particularly helpful for "convertible lovers who enjoy top-down motoring in the fall." Another desirable option on the Mercedes-Benz 2008 SLK-Class is the Harman Kardon audio system, and Kelley Blue Book says that other cool options include a navigation system and "HID headlamps."
The 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class offers what is perhaps the most desirable feature available in a convertible today: the Airscarf.