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Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 Specs

(1998 - 2001) - Technical Specifications for Years 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
With a fuel consumption of 10.7 litres/100km - 26 mpg UK - 22 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 9.5 seconds, a maximum top speed of 144 mph (232 km/h), a curb weight of 3781 lbs (1715 kgs), the SL (R129) 280 has a naturally-aspirated V 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code 112.923.
This engine produces a maximum power of 204 PS (201 bhp - 150 kW) at 5700 rpm and a maximum torque of 270 Nm (199 lb.ft) at 3000 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 5 speed Manual gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the SL (R129) has Independent. McPherson. coil springs. anti-roll bar front suspension and Multilink. coil springs. anti-roll bar rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 225 / 55 on 16 inch rims at the front, and 225 / 55 on 16 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the SL (R129) 280 braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Vented Discs at the rear.
The SL (R129) model is a car manufactured by Mercedes Benz, sold new from year 1998 to 2001, and available after that as a used car.

Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 Engine Technical Data Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : V 6
Engine Code : 112.923
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : MPI - Bosch Motronic ME2.0
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 2799 cm3 or 170.8 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 89.9 x 73.5 mm
3.5 x 2.87 inches
Number of valves : 18 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 10.0
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 204 PS or 201 bhp or 150 kW @ 5700 rpm
Maximum torque : 270 Nm or 199 lb.ft @ 3000 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: 10.7 L/100km
26 mpg UK / 22 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Open road: 7.8 L/100km
36 mpg UK / 30 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 15.7 L/100km
18 mpg UK / 15 mpg US
Range : 747 Km or 464 miles
Fuel Tank Capacity : 80 L
17.6 UK gallons
21.1 US gallons
CO2 emissions : 251 g/Km (Mercedes Benz)

Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 Performance Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 Performance

Top Speed : 232 km/h or 144 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 9.5 s

Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Num. of Doors : 2
Wheelbase : 252 cm or 99.21 inches
Length : 450 cm or 177.17 inches
Width : 181 cm or 71.26 inches
Height : 129 cm or 50.79 inches
Max. Towing Capacity Weight : 0 Kg or 0 lbs
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (- mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Vented Discs (- mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 225/55 R16
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 225/55 R16
Curb Weight : 1715 kg OR 3781 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 8.4 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 260 L
Front Suspension : Independent. McPherson. coil springs. anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension : Multilink. coil springs. anti-roll bar
How much horsepower (hp) does a 1998 Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 have?
The 1998 Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 has 204 PS / 201 bhp / 150 kW horsepower.

How much does a Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 weighs?
The Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 weighs 1715 Kg / 3781 lbs.

What is the top speed of a Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280?
The Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 top speed is 232 Km/h / 144 mph.

Is Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 280 is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).

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