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1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 Mercedes SL 280 R129

Spec Summary

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

2.8L Inline 6

Top SpeedTop Speed

143 mph

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

9.3 sec

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

190 BHP

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

25.7 mpg

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1760 kg

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Performance RatingPerformance Rating2.2
Environment RatingEnvironment Rating1
Practicality RatingPracticality Rating2.1
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1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 Mercedes SL 280 R129

Performance Data

Top Speed

143 mph230 Km/h

0-62 mph

9.3 sec

Fuel Economy

25.7 mpg

Fuel Range

452 Miles728 Km

Power-to-Weight

108 BHP/Tonne9.26 kg/BHP

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Petrol Engine

Size

2.8 Litre2799cc

Configuration

Inline 6

Peak Power

190 BHP193 ps

Peak Power @

5500 RPM

Specific Output

67 BHP/L

Peak Torque

270 NM199 lb/ft

Peak Torque @

3750 RPM

Valvetrain

DOHC

Valves/Cylinder

4

Compression Ratio

10:1

Bore x Stroke

89.9mm x 73.5mm

Fuel Injection

Multi-point

Position

Front Engine

Orientation

Longitudinal

Fuel Tank Size

80 Litres

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RWD Drivetrain

Gearbox (MT)

5 Gears

Gearbox (AT)

4 Gears

Tyres

225/55R16 Z

Front Suspension

MacPherson Strut

Rear Suspension

Multi-Link

Front Brakes

Vented Disc

Rear Brakes

Solid Disc

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General Details

Doors

2

Seats

2

Cargo Space

260 L

Kerb Weight

1760 kg

Gross Weight

2150 kg

Tow Capacity

1500 kg

Length

4470 mm

Width

1812 mm

Height

1293 mm

Wheelbase

2515 mm

Front Track

1535 mm

Rear Track

1523 mm

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