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Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in, 478.0 kW / 641.0 hp / 641.0 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 820.0 N·m / 604.8 lb·ft / 604.8 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 337 km/h / 209 mph / 209 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2006
ModelSLR McLaren 722 EditionIssued until
SerieSLR classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation


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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4656 mm / 183.3 in / 183.3 inTotal (curb) weight1724 kg / 3801 lb / 3801 lb
Width1908 mm / 75.1 in / 75.1 inDry weight
Height1251 mm / 49.3 in / 49.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2700 mm / 106.3 in / 106.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1638 mm / 64.5 in / 64.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1569 mm / 61.8 in / 61.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity98 l / 21.5 UK gal / 25.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.366Frontal area (A)2.03 m2 / 21.8 sq ft / 21.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.74 m2 / 8.0 sq ft / 8.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)18.5 kW / 24.7 hp / 24.7 hp (est.)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (90.0° vee)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore97.0 mm / 3.82 in / 3.82 in
FuelStroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity679.88 cm3/cylinder / 41.489 cu in/cylinder / 41.489 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power478.0 kW / 641.0 hp / 641.0 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationsuperchargedMax. torque820.0 N·m / 604.8 lb·ft / 604.8 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor type1 Lysholm-type twin screw superchargerMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)197.9 kW / 265.4 hp / 265.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output87.9 kW/l / 1.931 bhp/cu in / 1.931 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque150.8 N·m/l / 1.32 lb·ft/cu in / 1.32 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.17


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed337 km/h / 209 mph / 209 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio371.8 kW/ton / 281.7 bhp/ton / 281.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h3.60 s / 3.60 s / 3.60 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


Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.2Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbonesSuspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones
Wheels front9.0J x 19 ET45Wheels rear11.5J x 19 ET44
Tyres front255/35 19Tyres rear295/30 ZR 19
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front390 mm / 15.4 in / 15.4 inBrake diameter rear360 mm / 14.2 in / 14.2 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition


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