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Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 36-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 5513 cm3 / 336.4 cu in / 336.4 cu in, 492.9 kW / 661.0 hp / 661.0 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 1000.0 N·m / 737.6 lb·ft / 737.6 lb·ft @ 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 320 km/h / 199 mph / 199 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2008
ModelSL 65 AMG Black SeriesIssued until
SerieSL classNumber made
Model familyBody 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

LengthTotal (curb) weight1870 kg / 4123 lb / 4123 lb
WidthDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2560 mm / 100.8 in / 100.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1661 mm / 65.4 in / 65.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1639 mm / 64.5 in / 64.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves36
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke87.0 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyEFIEngine displacement5513 cm3 / 336.4 cu in / 336.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity459.42 cm3/cylinder / 28.036 cu in/cylinder / 28.036 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power492.9 kW / 661.0 hp / 661.0 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque1000.0 N·m / 737.6 lb·ft / 737.6 lb·ft at 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm
Compressor type2 turbochargersMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)192.9 kW / 258.7 hp / 258.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output89.4 kW/l / 1.965 bhp/cu in / 1.965 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque181.4 N·m/l / 1.59 lb·ft/cu in / 1.59 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed320 km/h / 199 mph / 199 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio353.5 kW/ton / 267.8 bhp/ton / 267.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h3.90 s / 3.90 s / 3.90 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 frontSuspension rear
Wheels front9.5 x 19Wheels rear11.5 x 20
Tyres front265/35 R 19Tyres rear325/30 R 20
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 SL 65 AMG Black Series

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