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Mercedes-Benz Vision SLA

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Mercedes-Benz Vision SLA

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1898 cm3 / 115.8 cu in / 115.8 cu in, 91.7 kW / 123.0 hp / 123.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 180.0 N·m / 132.8 lb·ft / 132.8 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, front wheel drive, 209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1999
ModelVision SLAIssued until
SerieVisionNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3773 mm / 148.5 in / 148.5 inTotal (curb) weight950 kg / 2094 lb / 2094 lb
Width1831 mm / 72.1 in / 72.1 inDry weight
Height1251 mm / 49.3 in / 49.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2350 mm / 92.5 in / 92.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1510 mm / 59.4 in / 59.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.61  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.36Frontal area (A)1.84 m2 / 19.8 sq ft / 19.8 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.4 kW / 22.0 hp / 22.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke85.6 mm / 3.37 in / 3.37 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.98
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement1898 cm3 / 115.8 cu in / 115.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity474.50 cm3/cylinder / 28.956 cu in/cylinder / 28.956 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power91.7 kW / 123.0 hp / 123.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque180.0 N·m / 132.8 lb·ft / 132.8 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)54.4 kW / 73.0 hp / 73.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.3 kW/l / 1.062 bhp/cu in / 1.062 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque94.8 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio129.5 kW/ton / 98.1 bhp/ton / 98.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.90 s / 7.90 s / 7.90 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz Vision SLA

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