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1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster 0-60, quarter mile, specs


0-60 mph 8.9 seconds
0-100 kph 9.4 seconds
Quarter mile 17.7 s @ 91 mph
Top speed 260 kph / 162 mph
Curb weight 1420 kilograms (3131 pounds)
Year introduced 1957
Displacement 3000 cubic centimeters (3.0 liters / 183 cubic inches)
Maximum power 215 metric horsepower (212 brake horsepower / 158 kilowatts)
Maximum torque 275 Newton-meters (203 pound-feet)
Engine location front-mounted
Drive rear wheel drive


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

0-10 mph 1.4 s
0-20 mph 2.6 s
0-30 mph 3.9 s
0-40 mph 5.2 s
0-50 mph 6.8 s
0-60 mph 8.9 s
0-70 mph 11.8 s
0-80 mph 15.7 s
0-90 mph 19.4 s

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

300 feet 7.9 s @ 54 mph
1/8 mile 11.9 s @ 73 mph
1000 feet 15.1 s @ 84 mph
Quarter mile 17.7 s @ 91 mph

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

0-10 kph 0.9 s
0-20 kph 1.7 s
0-30 kph 2.5 s
0-40 kph 3.2 s
0-50 kph 4.0 s
0-60 kph 4.8 s
0-70 kph 5.7 s
0-80 kph 6.8 s
0-90 kph 8.0 s
0-100 kph 9.4 s
0-110 kph 11.2 s
0-120 kph 13.5 s
0-130 kph 16.0 s
0-140 kph 18.4 s
0-150 kph 20.4 s
0-160 kph 21.9 s

Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 8.3 s @ 90 kph
200 meters 11.8 s @ 117 kph
300 meters 14.9 s @ 135 kph
400 meters 17.6 s @ 147 kph
500 meters 20.0 s @ 155 kph

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