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Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 Specs

(2012 - 2015) - Technical Specifications for Years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
With a fuel consumption of 9.1 litres/100km - 31 mpg UK - 26 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 3935 lbs (1785 kgs), the SL (R231) 500 has a turbocharged V 8 cylinder engine, Petrol motor.
This engine produces a maximum power of 435 PS (429 bhp - 320 kW) at 5250 rpm and a maximum torque of 700 Nm (516 lb.ft) at 1800-3500 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 SL (R231) has Coil springs. front suspension and Coil springs. rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 255 / 40 on 18 inch rims at the front, and 285 / 35 on 18 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the SL (R231) 500 braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Vented Discs at the rear.
The SL (R231) model is a Cabrio car manufactured by Mercedes Benz, with 2 doors and 2 seats, sold new from year 2012 to 2015, and available after that as a used car.

Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 Engine Technical Data Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 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 : 4663 cm3 or 284.6 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 92.9 x 86.0 mm
3.62 x 3.39 inches
Number of valves : 32 Valves
Aspiration : Turbo + Intercooler
Compression Ratio : 11
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 435 PS or 429 bhp or 320 kW @ 5250 rpm
Maximum torque : 700 Nm or 516 lb.ft @ 1800-3500 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :
Clutch Type : Torque Converter

Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: 9.1 L/100km
31 mpg UK / 26 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: 7.0 L/100km
40 mpg UK / 34 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 12.7 L/100km
22 mpg UK / 19 mpg US
Range : 824 Km or 512 miles
Fuel Tank Capacity : 75 L
16.5 UK gallons
19.8 US gallons
CO2 emissions : 212 g/Km (Mercedes Benz)

Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 Performance Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 Performance

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

Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Body : Cabrio
Num. of Doors : 2
Wheelbase : 258.5 cm or 101.77 inches
Length : 461.7 cm or 181.77 inches
Width : 187.7 cm or 73.9 inches
Height : 131.5 cm or 51.77 inches
Front Axle : 159.7 cm or 62.87 inches
Rear Axle : 160 cm or 62.99 inches
Max. Towing Capacity Weight : 0 Kg or 0 lbs
Num. of Seats : 2
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : 0.29
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (360 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Vented Discs (320 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 255/40 R18
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 285/35 R18
Front Wheels Width : 8,5"
Rear Wheels Width : 9,5"
Curb Weight : 1785 kg OR 3935 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 4.1 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 356 L
Steering : Rack and pinion Electric
Front Suspension : Coil springs.
Rear Suspension : Coil springs.
How much horsepower (hp) does a 2012 Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 have?
The 2012 Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 has 435 PS / 429 bhp / 320 kW horsepower.

How much does a Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 weighs?
The Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 weighs 1785 Kg / 3935 lbs.

What is the top speed of a Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500?
The Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 top speed is 250 Km/h / 155 mph.

Is Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the Mercedes Benz SL (R231) 500 is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).

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