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Mercedes-Benz SLK 350

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK 350

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3498 cm3 / 213.5 cu in / 213.5 cu in, 199.8 kW / 267.9 hp / 267.9 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2004
ModelSLK 350Issued until
SerieSLK classNumber made
Model familyR 171Body 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

Length4082 mm / 160.7 in / 160.7 inTotal (curb) weight1465 kg / 3230 lb / 3230 lb
Width1788 mm / 70.4 in / 70.4 inDry weight
Height1298 mm / 51.1 in / 51.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2430 mm / 95.7 in / 95.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1526 mm / 60.1 in / 60.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1549 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.34Frontal area (A)1.93 m2 / 20.8 sq ft / 20.8 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 cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore92.9 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supplyBo HFM fuel inj.Engine displacement3498 cm3 / 213.5 cu in / 213.5 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity583.00 cm3/cylinder / 35.577 cu in/cylinder / 35.577 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.7 : 1
SumpMax. output power199.8 kW / 267.9 hp / 267.9 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)110.5 kW / 148.2 hp / 148.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.1 kW/l / 1.255 bhp/cu in / 1.255 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.1 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.84
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.27

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio182.9 kW/ton / 138.6 bhp/ton / 138.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.60 s / 5.60 s / 5.60 sFuel consumption, City (urban)15.5 l/100km / 18.2 mpg-UK / 15.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions255 g/km / 410 g/mi / 410 g/mi
  Range660 km / 410 mi / 410 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.5J x 17 ET 36Wheels rear8.5J x 17 ET 30
Tyres front225/45 R 17 WTyres rear245/40 R 17 W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 inBrake diameter rear290 mm / 11.4 in / 11.4 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz SLK 350

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