Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren C199 Sports Car (2003-2010)
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren C199 is a flagship high-performance supercar in production from 2003 to 2010. It was powered by several tunes of an M155 supercharged V8 engine that is roughly based on the M113K found in 55 AMG models. A 5G-Tronic 5-speed automatic transmission is used.
The most expensive Mercedes vehicle on the market during its production run, the SLR McLaren enjoyed a range of exclusive features. It was front-mid-engined with dry sump lubrication. Curiously, Mercedes opted to give the car side exhausts.
Drivers who appreciate handling will be pleased to know that the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren (C199) Coupe comes with double-wishbone suspensions at all four corners. This provides the good cornering performance and durability,.
What we found**
Neofiliac score 95% (not directly comparable across industries)
- Superb M155 engine
- Iconic styling
- Beautiful supercharger whine
- Dry sump
- Double-wishbone all around
- Exceptionally expensive
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|Cargo Capacity||272 L / 9.6 cu-ft|
|Coolant Capacity||11.0 L / 11.6 qt|
|Engine Oil Capacity||8.5 L / 9.0 qt|
|Fuel Capacity||97.0 L / 25.6 gal|
|Payload||291 kg / 642 lbs||247 kg / 545 lbs|
|Brakes | Front||Ventilated discs, 390 mm||Ventilated discs, 370 mm|
|Brakes | Rear||Disc|
|Offroad | Approach Angle||8.0 deg||10.0 deg|
|Offroad | Departure Angle||16.5 deg|
|Power Steering||Hydraulic Steering|
|Suspension | Front||Double-wishbone|
|Suspension | Rear||Double-wishbone|
|Tire Size||Front wheel tires: 255/35 R19 Rear wheel tires: 295/30 R19||Front wheel tires: 245/40 R18 Rear wheel tires: 295/35 R18|
|Turning Circle||12.2 m / 40.0 ft|
|Body Style||2-door Coupe|
|Size | Height||1251 mm / 49.3 in||1261 mm / 49.6 in|
|Size | Length||4656 mm / 183.3 in|
|Size | Width||1908 mm / 75.1 in|
|Track Width | Front||1638.0 mm / 64.5 in|
|Track Width | Rear||1569.0 mm / 61.8 in|
|Weight||1649.0 kg / 3635.4 lbs||1693.0 kg / 3732.4 lbs|
|Wheel Size||Front wheel rims: 9J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 11.5J x 19||Front wheel rims: 9J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 11.5J x 18|
|Wheelbase||2700 mm / 106.3 in|
|Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h||3.6 sec||3.8 sec|
|Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph||3.4 sec||3.6 sec|
|CO2 Emission||348 g/km|
|Fuel Economy||14.5 L/100km / 16.2 MPG (combined) | 20.9 L/100km / 11.3 MPG (urban) | 10.8 L/100km / 21.8 MPG (highway)|
|Top Speed||337.0 km/h / 209.4 mph||334.0 km/h / 207.5 mph|
|Drivetrain Layout||Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive|
|Emission Standard||Euro 4|
|Engine | Bore||97.0 mm / 3.8 in|
|Engine | Compression Ratio||8.8:1|
|Engine | Displacement||5.4 L / 331.9 cu-in / 5439.0 cc|
|Engine | Power||650.0 hp / 484.7 kW @ 6500 rpm||626.0 hp / 466.8 kW @ 6500 rpm|
|Engine | Specific Output||119.5 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in||115.1 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in|
|Engine | Stroke||92.0 mm / 3.6 in|
|Engine | Torque||820 Nm / 604.8 lb-ft @ 3250-5000 rpm||780 Nm / 575.3 lb-ft @ 3250-5000 rpm|
|Engine | Type||Supercharged multi-port injected petrol V8 SOHC engine with 3 values per cylinder|
|Transmission | Gears||5-speed|
|Transmission | Type||Automatic AMG SPEEDSHIFT R|
|Availability||2006 ~ 2008||2003 ~ 2010|
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