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Compare Mercedes SL R230 [SL 55 AMG] vs Mercedes-AMG SL R232 [SL 55 4MATIC+]

Reviews

Neo score
96%
88%
Pros
  • Superb V8 and V12 engine lineup
  • Elegant yet athletic styling
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Rather good performance
  • Decent styling
  • Good handling
  • Good build quality
Cons
  • Bad electronics inside
  • ABC suspension problems
  • Unbefitting V6 offered
  • Obsession with AWD
  • I4 engine in an SL
  • Larger than before
  • Low cargo capacity

Price

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Variants

SL 55 AMG
SL 65 AMG
SL 350 MT
SL 350
SL 500
SL 600
SL 55 4MATIC+
SL 63 4MATIC+

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
235 L / 8.3 cu-ft ~ 317 L / 11.2 cu-ft
213 L / 7.5 cu-ft ~ 240 L / 8.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
13.0 L / 13.7 qt
12.3 L / 13.0 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
8.5 L / 9.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
80.0 L / 21.1 gal
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
Passengers
2
4
Payload
320 kg / 705 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs, 390 mm
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs, 360 mm
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Double-wishbone
Tire Size
Front wheel tires: 255/40 R 18 95 Y Rear wheel tires: 285/35 R 18 97 Y
Front wheel tires: 255/45 R19 Rear wheel tires: 285/40 R19
Turning Circle
11.0 m / 36.1 ft
12.8 m / 42.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
2-door Convertible
2-door Convertible

Dimensions

Size | Height
1295 mm / 51.0 in
1359 mm / 53.5 in
Size | Length
4535 mm / 178.5 in
4705 mm / 185.2 in
Size | Width
1815 mm / 71.5 in | 2050 mm / 80.7 in (mirror unfolded)
1915 mm / 75.4 in
Track Width | Front
1569.0 mm / 61.8 in
1665.0 mm / 65.6 in
Track Width | Rear
1551.0 mm / 61.1 in
1629.0 mm / 64.1 in
Weight
1880.0 kg / 4144.7 lbs
1875.0 kg / 4133.7 lbs
Wheel Size
Front wheel rims: 8.5 J x 18 H 2 Rear wheel rims: 9.5 J x 18 H 2
Front wheel rims: 9.5J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 11J x 19
Wheelbase
2560 mm / 100.8 in
2700 mm / 106.3 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.7 sec
3.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.5 sec
3.7 sec
Braking | 100 km/h - 0
36.3 m / 119.1 ft
CO2 Emission
340 g/km
268 ~ 288 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.29 ~ 0.34
0.31
Fuel Economy
14.2 L/100km / 16.6 MPG (combined) | 20.9 L/100km / 11.3 MPG (urban) | 10.6 L/100km / 22.2 MPG (highway)
11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (combined)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
295.0 km/h / 183.3 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Engine
M 113.992
M 177
Engine | Bore
97.0 mm / 3.8 in
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.0:1
8.6:1
Engine | Displacement
5.4 L / 331.9 cu-in / 5439.0 cc
4.0 L / 243.0 cu-in / 3982.0 cc
Engine | Power
476.0 hp / 355.0 kW @ 6100 rpm
476.0 hp / 355.0 kW @ 5500-6500 rpm
Engine | Redline
6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
87.5 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
119.5 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.0 mm / 3.6 in
92.0 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Torque
700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 2650-4500 rpm
700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 2250-4500 rpm
Engine | Type
Supercharged multi-port injected petrol V8 SOHC engine with 3 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
9-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT

Production

Availability
2001 ~ 2006
2021
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