LANZAROTE, Canary Islands — In a word, the '01 model Mercedes SLK is all about refinement, from the addition of an optional V-6 engine to the new 6-speed manual transmission and the subtle tweaks to the car's interior and exterior styling. All should help the SLK, which goes on sale in Europe March 18 and hits U.S. shores as an '01 model in April, tighten its grip on the 2-seater market, Mercedes executives say. With the addition of the new engine, Mercedes now will offer two versions of ...

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