1999 Mercedes-Benz SL 600

In Detail

tags r129, sl600
submitted by Richard Owen
engine V12
valvetrain DOHC 4 Valves / Cyl
displacement 5987 cc / 365.3 in³
bore 89 mm / 3.5 in
stroke 80 mm / 3.15 in
compression 10.0:1
power 290.1 kw / 389.0 bhp @ 5200 rpm
specific output 64.97 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 191.72 bhp per tonne
torque 569.44 nm / 420.0 ft lbs @ 3800 rpm
redline 6000
driven wheels Front Engine / RWD
front tires 245/40ZR-18
rear tires 275/35ZR-18
front brakes Vented Discs w/ ABS
rear brakes Vented Discs w/ ABS
front wheels F 45.7 x 20.3 cm / 18.0 x 8.0 in
rear wheels R 45.7 x 22.9 cm / 18.0 x 9.0 in
steering Recirculating Ball w/Power Assist
curb weight 2029 kg / 4473 lbs
wheelbase 2515 mm / 99.0 in
front track 1535 mm / 60.4 in
rear track 1523 mm / 60.0 in
length 4499 mm / 177.1 in
width 1812 mm / 71.3 in
height 1303 mm / 51.3 in
transmission 5-Speed Auto
gear ratios 3.59:1, 2.19:1, 1.41:1, 1.00:1, 0.83:1
top speed ~249.4 kph / 155.0 mph
0 – 60 mph ~5.9 seconds