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Mercedes-Benz R230 SL 500

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Mercedes-Benz R230 SL 500

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 4966 cm3 / 303.0 cu in / 303.0 cu in, 224.0 kW / 300.4 hp / 300.4 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, 460.0 N·m / 339.3 lb·ft / 339.3 lb·ft @ 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2001
ModelR230 SL 500Issued until0
SerieSL classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformR230Number of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4535 mm / 178.5 in / 178.5 inTotal (curb) weight1845 kg / 4068 lb / 4068 lb
Width1815 mm / 71.5 in / 71.5 inDry weight
Height1298 mm / 51.1 in / 51.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2560 mm / 100.8 in / 100.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1559 mm / 61.4 in / 61.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1547 mm / 60.9 in / 60.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.771484375  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.00 m2 / 21.6 sq ft / 21.6 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 ManufacturerValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore97.0 mm / 3.82 in / 3.82 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.1547619047619
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement4966 cm3 / 303.0 cu in / 303.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity620.74 cm3/cylinder / 37.880 cu in/cylinder / 37.880 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power224.0 kW / 300.4 hp / 300.4 hp at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque460.0 N·m / 339.3 lb·ft / 339.3 lb·ft at 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)89.6 kW / 120.2 hp / 120.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output45.1 kW/l / 0.991 bhp/cu in / 0.991 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque92.6 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front255/45 R17Tyres rear255/45 R17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz R230 SL 500

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