Specs

Research 2008 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

V8 SL550

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.2 (7.2 w/top down)

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -

Engine

Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 391 @ 2800-4800
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 382 @ 6000
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 5.5L/333

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 100.8
Length, Overall (in) 178.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 80.0
Height, Overall (in) 51.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0
Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 57.8
Front Head Room (in) 37.7

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.2
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack-&-pinion

Summary

Body Style 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -

Tires

Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Size P285/35R18
Front Tire Size P255/40R18
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size Compact

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Trans Order Code
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 7
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -

Vehicle

EPA Classification 2 Seater

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4220

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5