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Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL Specs

(1989 - 1993) - Technical Specifications for Years 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
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With a fuel consumption of 12.9 litres/100km - 22 mpg UK - 18 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 6.2 seconds, a maximum top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h), a curb weight of 3902 lbs (1770 kgs), the SL (R129) 500 SL has a naturally-aspirated V 8 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code 119.960.
This engine produces a maximum power of 326 PS (322 bhp - 240 kW) at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 450 Nm (331 lb.ft) at 4000 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 4 speed Automatic gearbox.
On the topic of chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, 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) 500 SL 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 1989 until 1993, and available after that as a used car.

Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL Engine Technical Data Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : V 8
Engine Code : 119.960
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : MPI - CIS-E (KE5 - Jetronic)
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 4973 cm3 or 303.5 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 96.5 x 85.0 mm
3.78 x 3.35 inches
Number of valves : 32 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 10.0
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 326 PS or 322 bhp or 240 kW @ 5500 rpm
Maximum torque : 450 Nm or 331 lb.ft @ 4000 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: 12.9 L/100km
22 mpg UK / 18 mpg US
Range : 620 Km or 385 miles
Fuel Tank Capacity : 80 L
17.6 UK gallons
21.1 US gallons
CO2 emissions : 308 g/Km (estimate)

Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL Performance Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL Performance

Top Speed : 250 km/h or 155 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 6.2 s

Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Num. of Doors : 2
Wheelbase : 252 cm or 99.21 inches
Length : 447 cm or 175.98 inches
Width : 181 cm or 71.26 inches
Height : 129 cm or 50.79 inches
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 : 1770 kg OR 3902 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 5.4 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 250 L
Front Suspension : Independent. McPherson. coil springs. anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension : Multilink. coil springs. anti-roll bar
What engine is in Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL?
The Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL has a V 8, Petrol engine with 4973 cm3 / 303.5 cu-in capacity.

How many horsepower (hp) does a 1989 Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL have?
The 1989 Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL has 326 PS / 322 bhp / 240 kW.

How much does a Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL weighs?
The Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL weighs 1770 Kg / 3902 lbs.

What is the top speed of a Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL?
The Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL top speed is 250 Km/h / 155 mph.

Is Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 500 SL is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).

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