SL 55 AMG

SL 55 AMG
  • Model
    R 129 E 55
  • Description
    129.068
  • Production
    05.1999 - 07.2001
  • production standard production - end of production
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke petrol (with manifold injection and emission control system with closed-loop 3-way catalyst)
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    M 113 E 55 / 113.985
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    8 / 90° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    97.0 x 92.0 mm
  • Total displacement
    5439 cc
  • Compression ratio
    10.5
  • Rated output
    260 kW / 354 hp at 5500 rpm
  • Rated torque
    530 Nm at 3000 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    2 intake, 1 exhaust / V-shaped overhead
  • Valve operation
    1 overhead camshaft per cylinder bank
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    microprocessor controlled injection system with hot-film air mass sensor (Bosch ME engine management)
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    above the rear axle / 80 l
  • Frame design
    steel unit body
  • Front-wheel suspension
    A-arm / shock-absorber strut (level control optional)
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    multilink suspension (hydropneumatic level control optional)
  • Front springs
    coil springs, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Rear springs
    coil springs, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Shock absorber front/rear
    gas-pressure shock absorber struts / gas-pressure shock absorbers
  • Steering
    recirculating-ball power steering
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    hydraulic dual-circuit brake system with vacuum booster, antilock system and Brake Assist; disc brakes front (internally ventilated) and rear
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    light-alloy wheels
  • Wheel rims
    front: 8 1/2 J x 18 H 2; rear: 9 1/2 J x 18 H 2
  • Tires
    front: 245/40 ZR 18; rear: 275/35 ZR 18
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    5-speed automatic transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    planetary gear system
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.59; II. 2.19; III. 1.41; IV. 1.0; V. 0.83; R. 3.16
  • Final drive ratio
    2.82
  • Maximum speed
    250 km/h (electronically governed)
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    5.9 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    18.5 / 9.6 / 12.8 l
  • by Guideline
    93/116/EC; figures apply to City (urban) / EUDC (extra-urban) / NEDC (New European Driving Cycle, average from <36.8%> City and <63.2%> EUDC)
  • Wheelbase
    2515 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1553 / 1545 mm
  • Length
    4499 mm
  • Width
    1812 mm
  • Height
    1300 mm (with cabriolet top closed)
  • Kerb weight
    1890 kg
  • by Guideline
    EC 92/21 (including driver, 68 kg, and baggage, 7 kg; tank 90 % full)
  • Gross weight
    2210 kg
  • Units produced
    not separately documented
  • Prices
    conversion price, based on SL 500, equipped with
    AMG light-alloy wheels and AMG bodystyling:

    04.1999: DM 37,120.00
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