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Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in, 294.6 kW / 395.1 hp / 395.1 hp @ 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm, 520.0 N·m / 383.5 lb·ft / 383.5 lb·ft @ 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm, automatic 7-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 280 km/h / 174 mph / 174 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2006
ModelSLK 55 AMG Black SeriesIssued until
SerieSLK classNumber made
Model familyR 171Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4087 mm / 160.9 in / 160.9 inTotal (curb) weight1495 kg / 3296 lb / 3296 lb
Width1794 mm / 70.6 in / 70.6 inDry weight
Height1271 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2430 mm / 95.7 in / 95.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 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)Frontal area (A)1.94 m2 / 20.9 sq ft / 20.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore97.0 mm / 3.82 in / 3.82 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyEngine displacement5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity679.88 cm3/cylinder / 41.489 cu in/cylinder / 41.489 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power294.6 kW / 395.1 hp / 395.1 hp at 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque520.0 N·m / 383.5 lb·ft / 383.5 lb·ft at 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)130.5 kW / 175.0 hp / 175.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output54.2 kW/l / 1.190 bhp/cu in / 1.190 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque95.6 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears7
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.73
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.06

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed280 km/h / 174 mph / 174 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio264.2 kW/ton / 200.2 bhp/ton / 200.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h4.50 s / 4.50 s / 4.50 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 alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut,3 Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8.5J x 19Wheels rear9.5J x 19
Tyres front235/35 ZR 19Tyres rear265/30 ZR 19
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series

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