Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series 

  • $136k
  • 2006
  • 395 HP 5.5L
  • 173 mph
With its AMG 5.5-litre V8 engine, many lightweight components, high-strength carbon roof, 19-inch AMG forged wheels, AMG adjustable suspension and AMG high-performance composite brake system, the special SLK 55 AMG is even more of a sports powerhouse.
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The SLK 55 AMG Black Series has large, ultra-light, forged AMG aluminium wheels in the sizes 8.5 x 19 and 9.5 x 19.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series

0-60mph

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series
4.4 s
Demon 340
7.8 s
MX-5 Miata
6.8 s

Top speed

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series
173 mph
MX-5 Miata
130 mph

0-100mph

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series
10.1 s
MX-5 Miata
19.5 s
Nissan 350Z
13.8 s

1/4 mile

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series
12.7 s
MX-5 Miata
16.3 s
Demon 340
14.56 s

Nurburgring time

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series
8:14.0
Nissan 350Z
8:26.0
911 Turbo
n.d.

Data points Key details of the Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series

Price

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series
$136k
Demon 340
$3k

Horsepower

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series
395 HP
MX-5 Miata
170 HP

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Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series

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With its AMG 5.5-litre V8 engine, many lightweight components, high-strength carbon roof, 19-inch AMG forged wheels, AMG adjustable suspension and AMG high-performance composite brake system, the special SLK 55 AMG is even more of a sports powerhouse.
The non-retractable hardtop of the two-seater is also made of carbon-fibre composites, and the black central section with a visible carbon-fibre structure provides appealing visual effects.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mercedes-Benz
Price $136,100
Year 2006
Highway mileage 23 MPG

design

Body style Coupe

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/ESP
Shift system Automatic
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 7 gears

engine

Displacement 5,500 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.82 in / 3.62 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 3 valves

road tests

Top speed 173 mph
1/4 mile 12.7 s
0-60mph 4.4 s
0-100mph 10.1 s
0-200kph 16.3 s
20.6km nurburgring time 8:14.0
Hockenheim short lap time 1:14.40

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.39 lb/hp
Maximum hp 395 HP @ 5,750 RPM
Maximum torque 385 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 483/? 216
Rear wheels 483/? 241

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,313 lb
Width 70.6 in
Height 50 in
Length 160.9 in
Wheelbase 95.7 in
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