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2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster


2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster

Posted on Dec 26th, 2011 | Comments (0)
Mercedes-Benz, Men's Style, Luxury Cars, Sports Cars

 
SLS AMG Roadster
Vehicle type
Two-seat roadster with front/mid-engine
layout
Chassis
Aluminum spaceframe
Engine
6.3-liter V8
Valve arrangement
4 vales per cylinder
Valvetrain
DOHC
Displacement  (cc)
6,208
Bore (in./mm)
4.02
Stroke (in./mm)
3.72
Compression ratio
11.3 : 1
Horsepower @ rpm
563 @ 6,800
Torque (lb-ft.) @ rpm
479 @ 4,750
Intake system
8 Velocity Stacks
Max. engine speed (rpm)
7,200
Transmission
Rear Transaxle AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT seven-speed sports transmission
Shift controls
AMG DRIVE UNIT with E-SELECT LEVER
Gear ratios  
 
1
3.39
2
2.19
3
1.63
4
1.29
5
1.03
6  
0.84
 7  
0.72
R
-2.79
R2 "comfort mode"
-
Final drive
3.67
Stability control
AMG 3-Stage ESP
Suspension  
 
  front
Aluminum double wishbone suspension, anti-dive, coil springs, gas-filled shock absorbers, stabilizer bar
rear
Aluminum double wishbone suspension, anti-squat and anti-dive systems, coil springs, gas-filled shock absorbers, stabilizer bar
Steering
Speed-sensitive rack-and-pinion power steering
Turning radius (ft.)
39
Wheels (in.) front
9.5J x 19
rear
11J x 20
Tires front
265/35 R19
rear
295/30 R20
Brakes
Compound disc brakes, internally ventilated and perforated
Disc diameter (in./mm) front
15.4
rear
14.2
Disc thickness (in./mm) front
1.42
rear
1.02
Exterior dimensions (in) 
Wheelbase
105.5
Length
182.6
Width
76.3
Height
49.65
Ground clearance (in.)
TBD
Track front
66.2
  rear
65
Interior dimensions (in.) 
Head room front
39.1
2nd / 3rd row
-
Leg room front
41.7
2nd / 3rd row
-
Shoulder room front
58.4
2nd
-
Cargo Length Back row up
-
Back
-
Capacities
Cabin volume (cu. ft.)
TBD
Cargo volume seats up
6.11
Back row down
N/A
Curb weight (lbs.)
3,661 (est)
Towing (lbs.)  
N/A
Max. total payload
529
Fuel tank/reserve (gallons)
22.5/3.7
AdBlue tank (gallons)
N/A
Performance
0-60 (seconds)
3.7
Top speed (mph)
197
Fuel mileage, city/hwy
(EPA estimates)
14 City / 20 Highway / 16 Overall

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