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Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Roadster

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Roadster

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, 5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in, 269.0 kW / 360.7 hp / 360.7 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, 500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft, rear wheel drive, consumption 13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2005
ModelSLK 55 AMG 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)278 l / 9.82 cu ft / 9.82 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) weight1541 kg / 3397 lb / 3397 lb
Width1800 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height1280 mm / 50.4 in / 50.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2440 mm / 96.1 in / 96.1 inGross (max.) weight
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)1.96 m2 / 21.1 sq ft / 21.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore97.1 mm / 3.82 in / 3.82 in
FuelStroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.06
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity681.27 cm3/cylinder / 41.574 cu in/cylinder / 41.574 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power269.0 kW / 360.7 hp / 360.7 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)107.6 kW / 144.3 hp / 144.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output49.5 kW/l / 1.087 bhp/cu in / 1.087 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque91.9 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
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 ratio237.5 kW/ton / 179.9 bhp/ton / 179.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)14.7 l/100km / 19.2 mpg-UK / 16.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range534 km / 332 mi / 332 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
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 55 AMG Roadster

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