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Mercedes-Benz SLK 280

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK 280

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 18-valve V engine, OHC, 2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in, 170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 7-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 9.7 l/100km / 29.1 mpg-UK / 24.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2006
ModelSLK 280Issued until
SerieSLK classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)210 l / 7.42 cu ft / 7.42 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)1388 l / 49.02 cu ft / 49.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)300 l / 10.59 cu ft / 10.59 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4090 mm / 161.0 in / 161.0 inTotal (curb) weight1720 kg / 3792 lb / 3792 lb
Width1790 mm / 70.5 in / 70.5 inDry weight
Height1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2410 mm / 94.9 in / 94.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.98 m2 / 21.3 sq ft / 21.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves18
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.1 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio1.07
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.34 cm3/cylinder / 30.472 cu in/cylinder / 30.472 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio11.1 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)68.0 kW / 91.2 hp / 91.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output56.7 kW/l / 1.247 bhp/cu in / 1.247 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.1 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears7
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio134.3 kW/ton / 101.8 bhp/ton / 101.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)12.4 l/100km / 22.8 mpg-UK / 19.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.7 l/100km / 29.1 mpg-UK / 24.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions237 g/km / 381 g/mi / 381 g/mi
  Range722 km / 449 mi / 449 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front245/35-R19Tyres rear225/55-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 280

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