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2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 500 R231 specs


Curb weight 1773 kilograms (3909 pounds)
Year introduced 2013
Displacement 4600 cubic centimeters (4.6 liters / 281 cubic inches)
Maximum power 435 metric horsepower (429 brake horsepower / 320 kilowatts) @ 5250 rpm
Maximum torque 700 Newton-meters (516 pound-feet) @ 1800 rpm
Engine location front-mounted
Drive rear wheel drive
0 to 60 mph 4.1 seconds
0 to 100 kph 4.3 seconds
Quarter mile 12.8 s @ 120 mph
Top speed 255 kph / 158 mph


SL 500 R231 distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 5.4 s @ 73 mph
1/8 mile 8.6 s @ 98 mph
1000 feet 11.0 s @ 112 mph
1/4 mile 12.8 s @ 120 mph

SL 500 R231 acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 0.6 s
0 - 20 mph 1.2 s
0 - 30 mph 1.7 s
0 - 40 mph 2.4 s
0 - 50 mph 3.1 s
0 - 60 mph 4.1 s
0 - 70 mph 5.3 s
0 - 80 mph 7.0 s
0 - 90 mph 8.9 s
0 - 100 mph 10.7 s
0 - 110 mph 12.4 s
0 - 120 mph 13.7 s

SL 500 R231 acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 0.4 s
0 - 20 kph 0.8 s
0 - 30 kph 1.1 s
0 - 40 kph 1.5 s
0 - 50 kph 1.8 s
0 - 60 kph 2.2 s
0 - 70 kph 2.6 s
0 - 80 kph 3.1 s
0 - 90 kph 3.6 s
0 - 100 kph 4.3 s
0 - 110 kph 5.1 s
0 - 120 kph 6.1 s
0 - 130 kph 7.1 s
0 - 140 kph 8.3 s
0 - 150 kph 9.5 s
0 - 160 kph 10.6 s
0 - 170 kph 11.7 s
0 - 180 kph 12.7 s
0 - 190 kph 13.5 s
0 - 200 kph 14.1 s

SL 500 R231 distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 5.7 s @ 122 kph
200 meters 8.6 s @ 158 kph
300 meters 10.9 s @ 179 kph
400 meters 12.8 s @ 193 kph

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