Specs

Research 2009 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

Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.1
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.4
Disc - Front (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 -

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3

Engine

Fuel System SFI
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 5.5L/333
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 382 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 391 @ 2800-4000

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 180.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.5
Wheelbase (in) 100.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 61.4
Height, Overall (in) 51.1

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 37.7
Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 50.0
Front Hip Room (in) 56.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13

Steering

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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -

Summary

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

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 5-Arm Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -

Tires

Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size - TBD -
Front Tire Size P255/40ZR18
Rear Tire Size - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P285/35WR18

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

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 7
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 (R2 2.23)
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82

Vehicle

EPA Classification 2 Seater

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4220

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum

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