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Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in, 460.1 kW / 617.0 hp / 617.0 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 780.0 N·m / 575.3 lb·ft / 575.3 lb·ft @ 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 332 km/h / 206 mph / 206 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2007
ModelSLR McLaren RoadsterIssued until
SerieSLR classNumber 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

Length4656 mm / 183.3 in / 183.3 inTotal (curb) weight1825 kg / 4023 lb / 4023 lb
Width1908 mm / 75.1 in / 75.1 inDry weight
Height1281 mm / 50.4 in / 50.4 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 capacity97 l / 21.3 UK gal / 25.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.376Frontal area (A)2.08 m2 / 22.4 sq ft / 22.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.78 m2 / 8.4 sq ft / 8.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.4 kW / 26.0 hp / 26.0 hp (est.)

Engine

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 bearingsUnitary capacity679.88 cm3/cylinder / 41.489 cu in/cylinder / 41.489 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power460.1 kW / 617.0 hp / 617.0 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationsuperchargedMax. torque780.0 N·m / 575.3 lb·ft / 575.3 lb·ft at 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)198.3 kW / 265.9 hp / 265.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output84.6 kW/l / 1.859 bhp/cu in / 1.859 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque143.4 N·m/l / 1.25 lb·ft/cu in / 1.25 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.06

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed332 km/h / 206 mph / 206 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio338.1 kW/ton / 256.2 bhp/ton / 256.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h3.80 s / 3.80 s / 3.80 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 PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs
Wheels front9.0J x 18 ET 45Wheels rear11.5J x 18 ET 44
Tyres front245/40 ZR 18Tyres rear295/35 ZR 18
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 SLR McLaren Roadster

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