How fast is a SL55 AMG?
Unrestrained, Mercedes reports the SL55 AMG can run to an intoxicating 208 mph—on the Papenburg proving ground, of course. The problem is tires. No road tires exist for these speeds in a 4400-pound car, so even the “unlimited” SL55 is constrained to 186 mph.
How fast is a 2004 Mercedes SL55 AMG?
When the fifth-gen SL-Class (R230) was still around, the SL 55 AMG was electronically capped at 155 mph (250 kph) and Mercedes loosened up the limiter to enable a maximum velocity of 186 mph (300 kph) at an additional cost.
What is the top speed on a 2005 Mercedes sl500?
Performance Data i
- Top Speed. 155 mph.
- 0-62 mph. 5.4 seconds.
- Power-to-Weight. 11.00 lb/HP.
How long is a sl55?
|Length||178.5 in 4534 mm|
|Width||71.5 in 1816 mm|
|Height||51.0 in 1295 mm|
Is the SL500 fast?
Acceleration: The SL500 weighs over two tons and accelerates to over 100 MPH in under 15 seconds. Horsepower: 315 HP @ 5,600 RPM: more than a huge SUV, Escalade or Hummer.
What’s the difference between the Mercedes-Benz SL500 and SL55 AMG?
Take everything you’ve read about Mercedes-Benz’s new SL500 — great styling, abundant horsepower, quick and secure handling — multiply it by five and you have the SL55 AMG. It’s the sound system with 5000 watts of power…the computer with a 5-gigahertz Pentium V processor…it’s the latte with five extra shots of espresso.
How much does a Mercedes-Benz SL cost?
While more is better, it’s surprising how little extra it costs. An SL500 starts at $85,990, and we recently drove a well-equipped version with a sticker price of just over $100,000. And yet the base price of an SL55 AMG is $113,000. For that you can mix and match no-cost options like the Wood, Comfort or Sport Packages.
How accurate are Mercedes-Benz 0-60 speeds?
There are a great deal of factors that affect the Mercedes-Benz cars 0-60 stats, so different sources may test the same vehicle and each may arrive at a unique 0-60 mph and quarter mile result. Zero to 60 times does not guarantee the accuracy of any of the Mercedes 0-60 mph times.
Does the SL55 have a higher skidpad than the SL500?
Grip doesn’t seem to be the problem. Although the SL55’s footprints are essentially the same as the SL500’s—the only difference is a slightly lower rear-tire profile (285/35ZR-18 versus 285/40ZR-18)—the AMG edition’s Pirelli P Zeros pulled a higher skidpad number: 0.91 g versus 0.88.