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1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing 0-60, quarter mile, specs


0-60 mph 7.0 seconds
0-100 kph 7.6 seconds
Quarter mile 17.4 s @ 98 mph
Top speed 261 kph / 162 mph
Curb weight 1295 kilograms (2855 pounds)
Year introduced 1954
Displacement 2999 cubic centimeters (3.0 liters / 183 cubic inches)
Maximum power 215 metric horsepower (212 brake horsepower / 158 kilowatts) @ 5800 rpm
Maximum torque 275 Newton-meters (203 pound-feet) @ 4600 rpm
Engine location front-mounted
Drive rear wheel drive


Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing 0-60 and acceleration in miles per hour

0-10 mph 1.0 s
0-20 mph 1.6 s
0-30 mph 2.2 s
0-40 mph 3.1 s
0-50 mph 4.6 s
0-60 mph 7.0 s
0-70 mph 10.7 s
0-80 mph 15.9 s
0-90 mph 21.9 s
0-100 mph 28.1 s
0-110 mph 33.7 s
0-120 mph 38.0 s

Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing quarter mile and acceleration in feet

300 feet 7.1 s @ 59 mph
1/8 mile 11.0 s @ 77 mph
1000 feet 14.4 s @ 90 mph
Quarter mile 17.4 s @ 98 mph
2000 feet 22.9 s @ 108 mph
1/2 mile 27.3 s @ 114 mph
3000 feet 29.6 s @ 116 mph
3500 feet 32.6 s @ 119 mph
4000 feet 35.5 s @ 121 mph

Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0-10 kph 0.7 s
0-20 kph 1.1 s
0-30 kph 1.5 s
0-40 kph 1.9 s
0-50 kph 2.3 s
0-60 kph 2.8 s
0-70 kph 3.6 s
0-80 kph 4.6 s
0-90 kph 5.9 s
0-100 kph 7.6 s
0-110 kph 10.0 s
0-120 kph 12.9 s
0-130 kph 16.4 s
0-140 kph 20.1 s
0-150 kph 23.9 s
0-160 kph 27.8 s
0-170 kph 31.4 s
0-180 kph 34.6 s
0-190 kph 37.3 s
0-200 kph 39.3 s

Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 7.4 s @ 98 kph
200 meters 10.9 s @ 124 kph
300 meters 14.3 s @ 143 kph
400 meters 17.3 s @ 157 kph
500 meters 20.1 s @ 167 kph
600 meters 22.7 s @ 174 kph
700 meters 25.0 s @ 179 kph
800 meters 27.2 s @ 183 kph
900 meters 29.3 s @ 187 kph
1 kilometers 31.3 s @ 189 kph
1.1 kilometers 33.2 s @ 192 kph
1.2 kilometers 35.1 s @ 194 kph
1.3 kilometers 36.9 s @ 197 kph
1.4 kilometers 38.7 s @ 199 kph

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