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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL 500 specs


Curb weight 1795 kilograms (3957 pounds)
Year introduced 1998
Displacement 5000 cubic centimeters (5.0 liters / 305 cubic inches)
Maximum power 306 metric horsepower (302 brake horsepower / 225 kilowatts)
Maximum torque 460 Newton-meters (339 pound-feet)
Engine location front-mounted
Drive rear wheel drive
0 to 60 mph 6.1 seconds
0 to 100 kph 6.5 seconds
Quarter mile 15.7 s @ 102 mph
Top speed 250 kph / 155 mph


SL 500 distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 6.6 s @ 63 mph
1/8 mile 10.3 s @ 83 mph
1000 feet 13.3 s @ 95 mph
1/4 mile 15.7 s @ 102 mph
2000 feet 20.0 s @ 113 mph

SL 500 acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 1.1 s
0 - 20 mph 2.1 s
0 - 30 mph 2.9 s
0 - 40 mph 3.7 s
0 - 50 mph 4.7 s
0 - 60 mph 6.1 s
0 - 70 mph 8.1 s
0 - 80 mph 10.6 s
0 - 90 mph 13.4 s
0 - 100 mph 16.3 s
0 - 110 mph 19.3 s
0 - 120 mph 22.2 s

SL 500 acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 0.7 s
0 - 20 kph 1.4 s
0 - 30 kph 2.0 s
0 - 40 kph 2.5 s
0 - 50 kph 3.0 s
0 - 60 kph 3.5 s
0 - 70 kph 4.0 s
0 - 80 kph 4.6 s
0 - 90 kph 5.5 s
0 - 100 kph 6.5 s
0 - 110 kph 7.8 s
0 - 120 kph 9.2 s
0 - 130 kph 10.8 s
0 - 140 kph 12.5 s
0 - 150 kph 14.3 s
0 - 160 kph 16.1 s
0 - 170 kph 18.0 s
0 - 180 kph 19.9 s
0 - 190 kph 21.7 s
0 - 200 kph 23.4 s

SL 500 distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 6.9 s @ 104 kph
200 meters 10.3 s @ 133 kph
300 meters 13.2 s @ 151 kph
400 meters 15.6 s @ 164 kph
500 meters 17.8 s @ 173 kph
600 meters 19.8 s @ 182 kph
700 meters 21.7 s @ 191 kph

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