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Mercedes-Benz R170 SLK 200

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Mercedes-Benz R170 SLK 200

2-door 2-seater coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in, 100.0 kW / 134.1 hp / 134.1 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 190.0 N·m / 140.1 lb·ft / 140.1 lb·ft @ 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1996
ModelR170 SLK 200Issued until2000
SerieSLK classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation170.44
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformR170Number of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3995 mm / 157.3 in / 157.3 inTotal (curb) weight1270 kg / 2800 lb / 2800 lb
Width1715 mm / 67.5 in / 67.5 inDry weight
Height1265 mm / 49.8 in / 49.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in / 94.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1488 mm / 58.6 in / 58.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1466 mm / 57.7 in / 57.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6645833333333  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.84 m2 / 19.8 sq ft / 19.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore89.9 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.7 mm / 3.10 in / 3.10 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.1423125794155
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.56 cm3/cylinder / 30.485 cu in/cylinder / 30.485 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power100.0 kW / 134.1 hp / 134.1 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque190.0 N·m / 140.1 lb·ft / 140.1 lb·ft at 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)40.0 kW / 53.6 hp / 53.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output50.0 kW/l / 1.100 bhp/cu in / 1.100 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque95.1 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 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 front7JWheels rear7J
Tyres front205/55 R 16 - 225/50 R 16Tyres rear205/55 R 16 - 225/50 R 16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz R170 SLK 200

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