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  2. SL-Class (89-01) R129
  3. Mercedes SL 500 (1993-1998) - Specifications

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1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 Mercedes SL 500 R129

Spec Summary

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

5L V8

Top SpeedTop Speed

155 mph

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

6.5 sec

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

316 BHP

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

22.8 mpg

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1800 kg

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Performance RatingPerformance Rating2.7
Environment RatingEnvironment Rating1
Practicality RatingPracticality Rating2
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1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 Mercedes SL 500 R129

Performance Data
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Top Speed

155 mph250 Km/h

0-62 mph

6.5 sec

Fuel Economy

22.8 mpg

Fuel Range

401 Miles646 Km

Power-to-Weight

176 BHP/Tonne5.70 kg/BHP

Petrol Engine
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Size

5 Litre4973cc

Configuration

V8

Peak Power

316 BHP320 ps

Peak Power @

5200 RPM

Specific Output

63 BHP/L

Peak Torque

470 NM347 lb/ft

Peak Torque @

3900 RPM

Valvetrain

DOHC

Valves/Cylinder

4

Compression Ratio

10:1

Bore x Stroke

96.5mm x 85mm

Fuel Injection

Multi-point

Position

Front Engine

Orientation

Longitudinal

Fuel Tank Size

80 Litres

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RWD Drivetrain
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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
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Doors

2

Seats

2

Cargo Space

260 L

Kerb Weight

1800 kg

Gross Weight

2190 kg

Tow Capacity

750-1500 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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