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Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG (R172) specs

Car type Convertible
Curb weight 1535-1622 kg (3384-3576 lbs)
Dimensions 4.15 m (163 in) long
Wheelbase 2.43 m (96 in)
Power / weight 267 ps (263 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 342 Nm (252 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2012
Origin country Germany
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Performance

Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)
0 - 100 kph 4.6 s
0 - 60 mph 4.1 s
0 - 100 mph 9.5 s
0 - 150 mph 23.5 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.5 s @ 92.0 mph
1/4 mile 12.5 s @ 116.2 mph
60 mph - 0 33 m (107 ft)
Lateral acceleration 0.93 g (9 m/s²)

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Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG acceleration graph

Powertrain

Engine type V8, n/a, 32 valves, DOHC
Displacement 5.5 l (333 ci / 5461 cc)
Power 421 ps (416 bhp / 310 kw) @ 6800 rpm
Torque 540 Nm (398 lb-ft) @ 4500 rpm
Power / liter 77 ps (76 hp)
Transmission 7 speed AMG Speedshift automatic
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive

Laptimes 4

Track Time
Hockenheim Short 1:14.00
Le Mans (Bugatti) 1:56.98
Motortrend Figure-8 0:25.10
Sachsenring 1:41.48

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FastestLaps  5y ago

Thanks for the data!


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benzsl  5y ago

0-100kph:4,7
0-130kph:7,1
0-100mph:10,2
0-200kph:15,6
quater miles:12,84

Resource:
Autobild Sportcars 6/2013


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Shaggy  5y ago

@ FastestLaps: I agree, the first generation SLK looked feminine, this one looks masculine and aggressive.


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Hockenheimring short laptime  5y ago

I am sorry the laptime are 1:14,80


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SoopRoop  6y ago

I've raced both & prefer the '09 - in looks, and handling (though I prefer the new engine and interior)...


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SLKman  6y ago

New data:
0-60 mph: 4,2 sec
.motortrend.com/roadtests/convertibles/1206_2013_mercedes_benz_slk55_amg_first_test/


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benzsl  6y ago

Autozeitung and AutoBild did the same comparison test between Audi TT rs plus and slk 55 amg. The performance figure will come soon.


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sparda91z  6y ago

New data:
0-60 mph: 4,1 sec
1/4 mile: 12,1 sec
http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2012-mercedes-benz-slk55-amg-first-drive-review


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Zenvo13  7y ago

And better


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FastestLaps  7y ago

Meaner and more aggressive than previous ones...


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Inline 6 rules  7y ago

The new SLK 55 AMG.