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
MR2 Spyder
7.3 s

Top speed

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series
173 mph
MR2 Spyder
123 mph
Porsche 928
138 mph

0-100mph

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series
10.1 s
MR2 Spyder
20.6 s
Porsche 928
18.5 s

1/4 mile

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series
12.7 s
Porsche 928
15.6 s
MR2 Spyder
15.6 s

Nurburgring time

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series
8:14.0
GT 86
8:44.90
Nissan 350Z
8:26.0

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

Price

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series
$136k
MR2 Spyder
$23k

Horsepower

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series
395 HP
MR2 Spyder
138 HP
GT 86
197 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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