LSD doors for the new Mercedes-Benz SLK

The Mercedes-Benz SLK was among the first roadster with a foldable metal roof and is now available in its third generation (model R172). LSD developed tailor-made door hinges for retrofitting, for more safety and precision when opening and closing the doors, the LSD door hinges are equipped with the new GRS+ (Guided Roller System+). To ensure extra stability while the doors are open, the swing arm is fixed with an additional locking mechanism. The popular LSD doors come with a TÜV certificate proofing that they meet all safety standards.The LSD hinges for the SLK come as a kit including complete set of cables, fitting components and accessories for 1.799 EUR inc. VAT.

Unlike other retrofit sets for wing doors, LSD doors come with advanced technology and highest quality standards. One of the “Federal Motor Transport Authority” accredited laboratory confirmed by a side-crash test that the LSD solution patented in Germany is as secure as an original fitted door (standard door?). This means that the passenger safety during a side impact is ensured through the LSD system according to EU Directive 96/27/EG. The door hinges are a perfect fit due to the three-dimensional adjustments and the fact that the LSD doors are installed at the original fixing points. The original doors open with the LSD hinges first outwards and then gently glide upwards. The know-how of LSD is used by automotive manufacturers and industrial partners for the development of door hinges and fittings for exclusive special series.

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