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Mercedes-Benz SLK 280 Roadster

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 280 Roadster

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, 2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in, 170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 299.7 N·m / 221.0 lb·ft / 221.0 lb·ft @ 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, consumption 10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2007
ModelSLK 280 RoadsterIssued 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)198 l / 6.99 cu ft / 6.99 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)1388 l / 49.02 cu ft / 49.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4090 mm / 161.0 in / 161.0 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1790 mm / 70.5 in / 70.5 inDry weight
Height1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2440 mm / 96.1 in / 96.1 inGross (max.) weight1458 kg / 3214 lb / 3214 lb
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

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 valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
FueldieselStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationMax. torque299.7 N·m / 221.0 lb·ft / 221.0 lb·ft at 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 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 torque100.0 N·m/l / 0.87 lb·ft/cu in / 0.87 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
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)11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 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)10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions287 g/km / 461 g/mi / 461 g/mi (est.)
  Range654 km / 407 mi / 407 mi

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 frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz SLK 280 Roadster

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