SL 600

  • Model
    R 129 E 60
  • Description
    129.076
  • Production
    06.1998 - 05.2001
  • 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 120 E 60 / 120.981
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    12 / 60° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    89.0 x 80.2 mm
  • Total displacement
    5987 cc
  • Compression ratio
    10.0
  • Rated output
    290 kW / 394 hp at 5200 rpm
  • Rated torque
    570 Nm at 3800 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    2 intake, 2 exhaust / V-shaped overhead
  • Valve operation
    2 overhead camshafts per cylinder bank (intake camshafts adjustable)
  • 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 / spring strut with hydropneumatic level control
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    multilink suspension with hydropneumatic level control
  • Front springs
    coil springs, hydropneumatic spring struts, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Rear springs
    coil springs, hydropneumatic spring struts, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Shock absorber front/rear
    hydropneumatic spring struts with variable damping
  • 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
    8 1/4 J x 17 H 2
  • Tires
    245/45 R 17 W
  • 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
    2.65
  • Maximum speed
    250 km/h (electronically governed)
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    6.1 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    23.3 / 10.9/ 15.5 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
    1532 / 1523 mm
  • Length
    4499 mm
  • Width
    1812 mm
  • Height
    1296 mm (with cabriolet top closed)
  • Kerb weight
    2050 kg
  • by Guideline
    EC 92/21 (including driver, 68 kg, and baggage, 7 kg; tank 90 % full)
  • Gross weight
    2320 kg
  • Units produced
    a total of 11,089 (since 08.1991)
  • Prices
    06.1998: DM 225,272.00 02.1999: DM 226,432.00
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