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Mercedes-Benz SLK

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK

2-seater convertible (cabriolet), 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 2297 cm3 / 140.2 cu in / 140.2 cu in, 70.0 kW / 93.9 hp / 93.9 hp @ 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm, 271.2 N·m / 200.0 lb·ft / 200.0 lb·ft, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2003
ModelSLKIssued until
SerieSLK classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4220 l / 149.03 cu ft / 149.03 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4020 mm / 158.3 in / 158.3 inTotal (curb) weight1435 kg / 3164 lb / 3164 lb
Width1720 mm / 67.7 in / 67.7 inDry weight
Height1290 mm / 50.8 in / 50.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2410 mm / 94.9 in / 94.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity88 l / 19.4 UK gal / 23.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.89 m2 / 20.3 sq ft / 20.3 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2297 cm3 / 140.2 cu in / 140.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power70.0 kW / 93.9 hp / 93.9 hp at 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm
AspirationMax. torque271.2 N·m / 200.0 lb·ft / 200.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)28.0 kW / 37.5 hp / 37.5 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output30.5 kW/l / 0.670 bhp/cu in / 0.670 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque118.1 N·m/l / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in / 1.03 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) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio66.4 kW/ton / 50.3 bhp/ton / 50.3 bhp/ton
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 circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/60-R16Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz SLK

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