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Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in, 265.0 kW / 355.4 hp / 355.4 hp @ 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm, 511.0 N·m / 376.9 lb·ft / 376.9 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 7-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 13.0 l/100km / 21.7 mpg-UK / 18.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2006
ModelSLK 55 AMGIssued 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)4110 l / 145.14 cu ft / 145.14 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) weight1690 kg / 3726 lb / 3726 lb
Width1800 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height1280 mm / 50.4 in / 50.4 inLoad capacity425 kg / 937 lb / 937 lb
Wheelbase2410 mm / 94.9 in / 94.9 inGross (max.) weight2115 kg / 4663 lb / 4663 lb
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)1.96 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 constructionBore97.0 mm / 3.82 in / 3.82 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity679.86 cm3/cylinder / 41.488 cu in/cylinder / 41.488 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power265.0 kW / 355.4 hp / 355.4 hp at 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm
AspirationMax. torque511.0 N·m / 376.9 lb·ft / 376.9 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)106.0 kW / 142.1 hp / 142.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.7 kW/l / 1.071 bhp/cu in / 1.071 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque94.0 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber 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 ratio213.0 kW/ton / 161.4 bhp/ton / 161.4 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)13.0 l/100km / 21.7 mpg-UK / 18.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions187 g/km / 301 g/mi / 301 g/mi
  Range538 km / 335 mi / 335 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG

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