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Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster specs

Car type Convertible
Curb weight 1390-1420 kg (3064-3131 lbs)
Introduced 1957
Origin country Germany
Gas mileage 26.0-10.7 l/100 km (9-22 mpg US / 11-26 mpg UK)
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Performance

0 - 50 kph2.8 s
0 - 80 kph5.7 s
0 - 100 kph7.9 s
0 - 120 kph10.2 s
0 - 140 kph14.1 s
0 - 160 kph17.0 s
0 - 180 kph22.3 s
0 - 200 kph43.8 s
1000 m29.2 s
Est. 100 - 140 kph6.0 s
0 - 30 mph2.7 s
0 - 40 mph4.3 s
0 - 50 mph5.9 s
0 - 60 mph7.8 s
0 - 70 mph10.6 s
0 - 80 mph12.8 s
0 - 90 mph15.4 s
0 - 100 mph19.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile11.8 s @ 73.3 mph
1/4 mile16.3 s @ 91.0 mph
Top speed237 kph (147 mph)
Est. emissions281 g/km
50 kph - 013 m (44 ft)
Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster acceleration graph

Powertrain specs

Engine type inline6 fuel injection
Displacement 3.0 l (183 ci)
Power 215 ps (212 bhp / 158 kw)
Torque 275 Nm (203 lb-ft)
Power / liter 72 ps (71 hp)
Power / weight 153 ps (150 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 195 Nm (144 lb-ft) / t
Efficiency 13 PS per l/100 km
Transmission 4
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive

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Jesskoen  4m ago

this is one of my favourites


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Hoppelmoppel123  8m ago

@fastestlaps please delete the 260 kph topspeed, it is not possible.


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196ss  2y ago

AMuS 04/1958:
0-100 kph 8,8 sec
0-120 kph 12,0 sec
0-140 kph 15,3 sec
0-160 kph 20,2 sec
0-180 kph 27,0 sec
1000 m - 29,2 sec
Top speed - 221,5 kph


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benedekpuskas  2y ago

1420-3100 kg

lol


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196ss  2y ago

@Hoppelmoppel
3100lbs not kg, please correct!


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196ss  2y ago

Sports Car Illustrated 12/1957:
Curb weight - 3100 lbs
0-30 mph - 2,7 sec
0-40 mph - 4,3 sec
0-50 mph - 5,9 sec
0-60 mph - 7,8 sec
0-70 mph - 10,6 sec
0-80 mph - 12,8 sec
0-90 mph - 15,4 sec
0-100 mph - 19,2 sec
1/4 mile - 16,3 sec 91 mph
top speed - 125 mph


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Fangio Man  10y ago

Wow! 0_0

I did not know the 300 SL was available as Roadster, too!


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roman  11y ago

This looks great
But the hardtop is even better


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Anonymous  15y ago

This car was the vette of germany in its time.


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Georg  15y ago

the topspeed ranged from 220km/h to 260km/h depending on the different final dirve gearings avaible for the customers, there was a 240hp version avaible with a sportcamshaft.
The engine of the 300SL was the first ever petrol car engine quipped with fuel injection.