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Mercedes-Benz 600 SL

(1992 model)

Brief specs of 1992 Mercedes-Benz 600 SL

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 48-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5987 cm3 / 365.3 cu in / 365.3 cu in, 290.1 kW / 389.0 hp / 389.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 570.0 N·m / 420.4 lb·ft / 420.4 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 253 km/h / 157 mph / 157 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1992
Model600 SLIssued until
Serie600Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4540 l / 160.33 cu ft / 160.33 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4470 mm / 176.0 in / 176.0 inTotal (curb) weight2070 kg / 4564 lb / 4564 lb
Width1811 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2515 mm / 99.0 in / 99.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1532 mm / 60.3 in / 60.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1521 mm / 59.9 in / 59.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)1.97 m2 / 21.2 sq ft / 21.2 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.63 m2 / 6.8 sq ft / 6.8 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.7 kW / 21.0 hp / 21.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine (V12)Total number of valves48
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.2 mm / 3.16 in / 3.16 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supplyBo LH-Jet fuel inj.Engine displacement5987 cm3 / 365.3 cu in / 365.3 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity498.92 cm3/cylinder / 30.446 cu in/cylinder / 30.446 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power290.1 kW / 389.0 hp / 389.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque570.0 N·m / 420.4 lb·ft / 420.4 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)139.9 kW / 187.6 hp / 187.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.5 kW/l / 1.065 bhp/cu in / 1.065 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque95.2 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.65

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed253 km/h / 157 mph / 157 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio187.9 kW/ton / 142.4 bhp/ton / 142.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.10 s / 6.10 s / 6.10 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
Steeringrecirculating ball PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle10.8 m / 35.4 ft / 35.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB),ALC
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz 600 SL

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