1995 Mercedes-Benz SL 73 AMG


1995 Mercedes-Benz SL 73 AMG

1995 Mercedes-Benz SL 73 AMG

In 1995, Mercedes-Benz offered their 7.3-liter engine in a select few roadsters. These became on of the rarest r129 variants.

From 1999 through 2001 a second set of SL 73 AMG Roadsters were produced with an updated bodykit.

tags r129, sl600
submitted by Richard Owen
type Series Production Car
built at Germany
production 85
engine V12
fuel feed 4 Valves per Cyl
displacement 7291 cc / 444.9 in³
bore 91.5 mm / 3.6 in
stroke 92.4 mm / 3.64 in
compression 10.5:1
power 391.5 kw / 525.0 bhp @ 5550 rpm
specific output 72.01 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 256.1 bhp per tonne
torque 750 nm / 553.2 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
front tires 245/40ZR18
rear tires 275/35ZR18
front brakes Vented Discs w/ABS & Vacuum Assist
rear brakes Vented Discs w/ABS & Vacuum Assist
front wheels F 45.7 x 21.6 cm / 18.0 x 8.5 in
rear wheels R 45.7 x 24.1 cm / 18.0 x 9.5 in
steering Recirculating Ball w/Power Assist
curb weight 2050 kg / 4519 lbs
wheelbase 2515 mm / 99.0 in
front track 1553 mm / 61.1 in
rear track 1541 mm / 60.7 in
length 4499 mm / 177.1 in
width 1812 mm / 71.3 in
height 1275 mm / 50.2 in
transmission 5-Speed Auto
gear ratios 3.59:1, 2.19:1, 1.41:1, 1.00:1, 0.83:1
final drive 2.65:1
top speed ~250 kph / 155.3 mph
0 – 60 mph ~4.7 seconds