Mercedes-Benz SL 600 

  • $129k built in Germany
  • 2003-2009
  • 493 HP 5.5L
  • 155 mph
This aspiration is reflected in the new front-end design featuring as its centrepiece a wide and, therefore, very dominant radiator grille whose V?
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Hence the front-end design of the new-generation SL shows Mercedes-Benz taking the styling of the legendary sports car to the next level.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Mercedes-Benz SL 600

0-60mph

Mercedes-Benz SL 600
4 s
760Li
4.8 s

Top speed

Mercedes-Benz SL 600
155 mph
Mustang GT 5.0
151 mph

0-100mph

Mercedes-Benz SL 600
9 s

1/4 mile

Mercedes-Benz SL 600
12 s
760Li
13 s

Data points Key details of the Mercedes-Benz SL 600

Price

Mercedes-Benz SL 600
$129k

Horsepower

Mercedes-Benz SL 600
493 HP
750iL
321 HP

In The News From around the web

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Mercedes-Benz SL 600

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The SL 350 is powered by a newly developed, extremely high-revving sports engine boasting an impressive output of 232 kW/316 hp yet returns a fuel consumption figure that is 0.4 litres per 100 kilometres lower than that of its predecessor (NEDC).
When it came to developing a concept and design for the new-generation SL Class, the Mercedes-Benz engineers set out with the aim of accentuating the Roadster's sporty attributes even more strongly than before.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mercedes-Benz
Price $129,000
Type of car Production car
Year 2003-2009

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.13 lb/hp
Maximum hp 493 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Maximum torque 590 ft-lb @ 1,800 RPM
Max RPM 6,050 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,513 cc
Cylinders V12
Air compressor Turbocharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.23 in / 3.43 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 3 valves

road tests

Top speed 155 mph
1/4 mile 12 s
0-60mph 4 s
0-100mph 9 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.59:1
  2. 2: 2.19:1
  3. 3: 1.41:1
  4. 4: 1:1
  5. 5: 0.83:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 216
Rear wheels 457/? 241

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,500 lb
Width 71.9 in
Height 51.1 in
Length 178.5 in
Front track width 61.4 in
Wheelbase 100.8 in
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