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Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG Specs

(2012 - ) Technical Specifications


With a fuel consumption of 8.4 litres/100km - 34 mpg UK - 28 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 4.6 seconds, a maximum top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h), a curb weight of 3549 lbs (1610 kgs), the SLK (R172) 55 AMG has a turbocharged V 8 cylinder engine, Petrol motor.
This engine produces a maximum power of 421 PS (415 bhp - 310 kW) at 6800 rpm and a maximum torque of 540 Nm (398 lb.ft) at 4500 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 7 speed Automatic gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the SLK (R172) has Coil springs. front suspension and Coil springs. rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 235 / 40 on 18 inch rims at the front, and 255 / 35 on 18 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the SLK (R172) 55 AMG braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Discs at the rear.
The SLK (R172) model is a Cabrio car manufactured by Mercedes Benz, with 2 doors and 2 seats, sold new from year 2012.

Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG Engine Technical Data Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : V 8
Engine Code : -
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : Direct Injection. Variable Intake
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine Position : Front
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 5461 cm3 or 333.3 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 98.0 x 90.5 mm
3.86 x 3.54 inches
Number of valves : 32 Valves
Aspiration : Turbo + Intercooler
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 421 PS or 415 bhp or 310 kW @ 6800 rpm
Maximum torque : 540 Nm or 398 lb.ft @ 4500 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: 8.4 L/100km
34 mpg UK / 28 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: 6.2 L/100km
46 mpg UK / 38 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 12.0 L/100km
24 mpg UK / 20 mpg US
Range : 714 Km or 444 miles
Fuel Tank Capacity : 60 L
13.2 UK gallons
15.9 US gallons
CO2 emissions : 195 g/Km (Mercedes Benz)

Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG Performance Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG Performance

Top Speed : 250 km/h or 155 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 4.6 s

Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Body : Cabrio
Num. of Doors : 2
Wheelbase : 243 cm or 95.67 inches
Length : 414.6 cm or 163.23 inches
Width : 181.7 cm or 71.54 inches
Height : 130 cm or 51.18 inches
Front Axle : 154.9 cm or 60.98 inches
Rear Axle : 156.7 cm or 61.69 inches
Max. Towing Capacity Weight : 0 Kg or 0 lbs
Num. of Seats : 2
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : 0.34
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (360 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Discs (330 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 235/40 R18
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 255/35 R18
Curb Weight : 1610 kg OR 3549 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 3.8 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 335 L
Steering : Rack and pinion Electro-hydraulic
Front Suspension : Coil springs.
Rear Suspension : Coil springs.
How much horsepower does a 2012 Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG have?
The 2012 Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG has 421 PS / 415 bhp / 310 kW horsepower.

How much does a Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG weighs?
The Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG weighs 1610 Kg / 3549 lbs.

What is the top speed of a Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG?
The Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG top speed is 250 Km/h / 155 mph.

Is Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the Mercedes Benz SLK (R172) 55 AMG is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).

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