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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL 500 specs

Curb weight 1795 kilograms (3957 pounds)
Year introduced 1998
Displacement 5000 cubic centimeters (5 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 6.2 seconds
0 to 100 kph 6.5 seconds
Quarter mile 14.9 s @ 99 mph
Top speed 250 kph / 155 mph

SL 500 distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 6.5 s @ 62 mph
1/8 mile 10 s @ 81 mph
1000 feet 12.6 s @ 92 mph
1/4 mile 14.9 s @ 99 mph
2000 feet 19.3 s @ 111 mph
1/2 mile 23.1 s @ 123 mph

SL 500 acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 1.1 s
0 - 20 mph 2.2 s
0 - 30 mph 3.1 s
0 - 40 mph 4 s
0 - 50 mph 5 s
0 - 60 mph 6.2 s
0 - 70 mph 7.7 s
0 - 80 mph 9.6 s
0 - 90 mph 12 s
0 - 100 mph 15.1 s
0 - 110 mph 18.8 s
0 - 120 mph 22.1 s

SL 500 acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 0.7 s
0 - 20 kph 1.4 s
0 - 30 kph 2.1 s
0 - 40 kph 2.6 s
0 - 50 kph 3.2 s
0 - 60 kph 3.8 s
0 - 70 kph 4.4 s
0 - 80 kph 5 s
0 - 90 kph 5.7 s
0 - 100 kph 6.5 s
0 - 110 kph 7.5 s
0 - 120 kph 8.6 s
0 - 130 kph 9.8 s
0 - 140 kph 11.3 s
0 - 150 kph 12.9 s
0 - 160 kph 14.9 s
0 - 170 kph 17.1 s
0 - 180 kph 19.5 s
0 - 190 kph 21.6 s
0 - 200 kph 23.4 s

SL 500 distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 6.8 s @ 103 kph
200 meters 9.9 s @ 130 kph
300 meters 12.5 s @ 148 kph
400 meters 14.9 s @ 160 kph
500 meters 17 s @ 169 kph
600 meters 19.1 s @ 178 kph
700 meters 21.1 s @ 187 kph
800 meters 23 s @ 197 kph

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